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Regaining Balance for Fertility
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition among women that is caused by an imbalance of reproductive hormones. This imbalance causes issues in the ovaries, affecting the development and/or release of a mature egg. Because of this, women with PCOS can have difficulty conceiving. We’ll work with you to create a treatment plan that focuses on restoring balance and creating harmony so that you can have a regular cycle and improved fertility outcomes.
Frequently Asked Questions
What Is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome?
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a condition caused by a hormonal imbalance. PCOS can cause problems with the development and regular release of a mature egg. Due to this condition, women may have infrequent or irregular periods, resulting in fertility issues.
What Causes Polycystic Ovary Syndrome?
The cause of polycystic ovary syndrome is largely unknown. Some factors that may contribute to the likelihood of developing PCOS include an excess of insulin, low-grade inflammation, high levels of androgens, and heredity (having a mother, aunt, or sister with PCOS).
How Do You Know If You Have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome?
Symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome include irregular menstrual cycle (infrequent, prolonged), hair growth (on the face, chin, or other parts usually seen in men), large ovaries, ovaries with cysts, acne, skin tags, and weight gain. Consult your doctor if you have experienced one or more of these symptoms.
Can Polycystic Ovaries Make You Feel Sick?
Having polycystic ovaries will not necessarily make you feel sick. Certain medications prescribed for PCOS may result in side effects such as nausea, dizziness, or headaches.
Is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Genetic?
You are more likely to have polycystic ovarian syndrome if your mother, aunt, and/or sister had PCOS.
How Common Is PCOS?
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition, affecting 5-10% of women in their reproductive years. You are more likely to have PCOS if your mother and/or sister had PCOS.
How Can You Treat Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome?
There are several ways to treat polycystic ovarian syndrome. Fertility goals, symptoms, and other health conditions will dictate treatment recommendations. Medications can help regulate the menstrual cycle, stimulate the ovaries, treat acne, lower insulin levels, and treat hair growth. Acupuncture and Chinese herbs are natural ways to treat PCOS. These therapies can help stabilize hormone levels, regulate menses, and improve fertility outcomes.
Can Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Be Cured Naturally?
Polycystic ovarian syndrome cannot be cured, however, there are many treatments available, both natural and through medications, that can address symptoms of PCOS.
What Medicine Can You Take for Polycystic Ovaries?
Treatment recommendations for polycystic ovarian syndrome will vary based on fertility goals, symptoms, and an individual’s overall health. Medicines can help regulate menstrual cycles, stimulate ovaries, reduce hair growth, reduce acne, and lower insulin levels.
Does Polycystic Ovaries Affect Fertility?
Polycystic ovarian syndrome can affect fertility. Having polycystic ovaries can cause issues with egg development and proper release. Symptoms of PCOS include irregular or missed cycles, which affect the chances of getting pregnant.
Does PCOS Cause Infertility?
PCOS is one of the most common causes of infertility in women. An imbalance in reproductive hormones causes issues with the development and release of a mature egg. Those with PCOS can have irregular or missed menstrual periods. Luckily, PCOS is a treatable condition. Talk with your doctor about your treatment options.
Can You Get Pregnant with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome?
Yes, you can get pregnant if you have polycystic ovarian syndrome. PCOS can cause irregular ovulation, but this can be treated in a number of ways. Talk to your doctor about ways to regulate your menstrual cycle.
How Does Polycystic Ovaries Affect Pregnancy?
Polycystic ovarian syndrome is caused by an imbalance of hormones. This imbalance disrupts the normal creation and release of mature eggs in the ovaries. This can cause irregular or missed periods, thus resulting in less opportunity to conceive.
Can You Get Pregnant Naturally with PCOS?
Yes, you can get pregnant naturally if you have PCOS. There are a number of treatment options that can help regulate your menses, stimulate the ovaries, and balance hormones, which increase the chances of becoming pregnant.
Can Acupuncture Help Polycystic Ovaries?
How Does Acupuncture Help Polycystic Ovaries?
Acupuncture helps those with polycystic ovaries improve natural fertility outcomes by regulating menses. This therapy is also effective for improving the quality and quantity of egg retrieval during IVF treatments.
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