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Commen Health Conditions That Most Women Suffer From Without Being Aware, Number 5 Will Stun You

Despite the fact that eight to thirteen percent of women have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), it is a female health disease that many people are unaware of and that often goes undiagnosed and untreated for years.

If left untreated, this hormonal imbalance with reproductive, aesthetic, and metabolic effects can lead to diabetes, heart problems linked to hypertension and high cholesterol, and sleeping issues. Early detection is critical to avoid other long-term concerns including infertility.

Tendai Bbosa, a Salome ambassador, pharmacist, and female reproductive health consultant, lists five frequent PCOS symptoms:

1 Menstrual periods that are irregular or lengthy.

2 Excess body hair, notably on the upper lip, face, arms, and chest, due to elevated amounts of the male hormone androgen.

3 blemishes

4 Obesity is being overweight.

5 Polycystic ovaries, a condition in which the ovaries are unable to function.

PCOS can exhibit varied symptoms and indicators at different periods of a woman's life, according to Bbosa, but these are the essential warning signs that every woman should be aware of. To acquire a diagnosis for PCOS, they should see a gynecologist.

“You should never assume you have PCOS without being thoroughly evaluated and diagnosed by a health practitioner just because you struggle with your weight, have cysts on your ovaries on occasion, or are having trouble getting pregnant.

“Only after you've established that you have PCOS should you begin treatment; and the sooner you can treat diagnosed PCOS, the better!” says Bbosa.

While the etiology of PCOS is unknown, there are a variety of treatments available, including hormonal and non-hormonal treatment options, as well as lifestyle changes such as healthy food and exercise for overweight women. Myo-inositol and D-chiro-inositol are two other choices (DCI). DCI boosts ovarian function by increasing insulin sensitivity and lowering excess male hormone levels.

Creating awareness about women's health concerns and teaching women about treatment alternatives, according to Boitumelo Sebambo, CEO of 3Sixty Biomedicine, empowers young women to take better care of their bodies despite their health challenges.

"We want to see women thrive and make educated health decisions." We will continue to do so by investing in research and development that speaks to the South African female consumer who is dealing with common women's health challenges.

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