Pcos Problem in Modern Era and Its Management
Journal Title:International Journal of Ayurveda and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Polycystic Ovarian disease is a serious problem which today 10% women of the society are facing. It has significant and diverse clinical implications including reproductive (infertility,hyperandrogenism, hirsutism), metabolic (insulin resistance, impaired glucose tolerance, type 2 diabetes mellitus, adverse cardiovascular risk profiles) and psychological features (increased anxiety, depression etc.).Importantly, PCOS has unique interactions with the ever increasing obesity prevalence further obesity-induced insulin resistance significantly exacerbates all the features of PCOS. It has also clinical implications across the lifespan and is relevant to related family members with an increased risk for metabolicconditions reported in first-degree relatives from mother to baby.Management should focus on support, education, addressing psychological factors and strongly emphasising healthy lifestyle with targeted medical therapy as required. Monitoring and management of long-term metabolic complications is also an important part of routine clinical care.