What is PCOS ?

November 18, 2019

What is PCOS?  PCOS is a gynecological syndrome characterized by irregular levels of hormones that are responsible for ovulation and preparing secondary physical symptoms in gals. Ovaries are the main organ in the female reproductive system. Ovaries perform several functions in the female body including the creation of eggs and hormone secretion. The hormones secreted by the ovaries include estrogen, progesterone and a small quantity of testosterone. Ovulation is the method of relief of an egg from the ovaries every month. The creation and maturation of the egg are managed by the hypothalamus of the brain and the hormones secreted by the pituitary gland. These hormones are Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) and Luteinizing Hormone (LH). For efficient ovulation, a specific area of LH to FSH ratio is required. In PCOS, the LH to FSH ratio gets confused and this disruption is sufficient to create a problem in ovulation. Further, there is an enlarged surge of testosterone that also scores up the complexity. P