PCOS or so-called polycystic ovary syndrome is responsible for the abnormal functioning of your ovaries and the absence of a regular menstrual cycle.
A problem where is an imbalance of female sex hormones.
Symptoms of the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome are not easy to recognize until puberty, when the menstrual cycles begin because changes in the hormones begin during the menstrual cycle.
There are several symptoms specific to the PCO syndrome:
- increased hair and body hair
- darkening the skin of some body parts
- problem with weight gain
- irregular menstrual cycles (less ovulation or absence of ovulation)
- polycystic ovaries
- vaginal infections
- imbalance in hormones
Treatment for symptom control is required to prevent long-term problems.