PCOS And Fertility

(PCOS) polycystic ovary syndrome is a medical condition characterized by: infrequent menstrual cycles – obesity – Hirsutisum (hair on the extremities, face, chest, abdomen and back), acne and the increased levels of male hormones in the blood – related dysfunction in the production of LH and FSH hormones that control ovulation in polycystic ovary syndromeone of the most common endocrine diseases, affects approximately 6 per cent of women in reproductive age. The syndrome is the most common cause of infertility in women. Although the underlying defect is unknown, there is a growing consensus that major features include resistance to insulin, excess of androgens and abnormal gonadotrophin secretion. Affected women often have signs and symptoms of high Androgen levels, menstrual irregularities and amenorrhea, syndrome has progressive characteristics by which its treatment is suitable. Ovary syndrome Polycystic is associated with chronic Anovulation and metabolic disturbances. Women with Polycystic ovary syndrome may display a wide range of clinical symptoms, but it highlights three disorders: menstrual irregularities, infertility, and symptoms associated with excess androgens such as acne.

If polycystic ovary syndrome is not treated it can be considered a disorder that progresses until the time of menopause. Some studies show that women with Polycystic ovaries have the risk of development of cardiovascular disease, hypertension among others. It can therefore affect the fertility of women. Before any of these symptoms and the impossibility of getting pregnant ideally perform the respective exams to achieve planning, what are the steps to follow in the case come out positive with this type of condition. For couples who want to become pregnant, there is the option of in-Vitro Fertilization obviously it is advisable always to know all options and treatments viable. The patient should be evaluated by an endocrinologist specialist in reproduction in order to establish the cause of the problem. Treatments recommended, may include hormonal medications (fertility drugs) to induce ovulation.

Remember that undergo examinations by the couple can also determine potential problems that would be necessary to treat male infertility. It is useful to mention that a woman with Polycystic ovary syndrome can become pregnant. However the risks of miscarriage can be very high. Once you have taken the respective treatments, possible conception as it has happened in many cases. Once past the period of pregnancy the menstrual cycle tends to be regulated and the second pregnancy can occur more easily than you first.