PCOD (Polycystic Ovarian Disease) is a disease condition in women wherein ovaries produce a large number of immature or partially mature follicles. The complication arises over a while when the immature follicles start forming cysts inside the ovaries. Eventually, ovaries enlarge and start secreting high levels of androgens (male hormones), leading to the following.

1. Irregularities in the menstrual cycle

2. Loss of hair

3. Infertility

4. Abnormal gain of weight.

what is pcod/pcos


  • Family History
  • Insulin resistance
  • Lifestyle changes
  • Obesity – overweight (due to a sedentary lifestyle)


  • Irregular periods
  • No periods at all.
  • Difficulty in getting pregnant
  • Acne
  • Weight gain.
  • Hair loss
  • Oily skin
  • Hirsutism (excess of hair on the face, back or chest)
pcod/pcos symptoms


Pelvic examination–To inspect the patient’s reproductive organs and associated abnormalities.

Blood tests – For measuring hormone levels, fasting cholesterol and levels of triglycerides. 

Ultrasound – To visualize any physical abnormality in the ovaries and uterine lining.

 Additional tests that a doctor might recommend include:

1. Blood pressure check

2. Test for glucose tolerance

3. Levels of cholesterol 

Eat small and frequent meals
Increase fibre intake
Pay attention to your health
Avoid skipping meals
Avoid dairy products
Do not miss your doctor’s appointments



  • Dietary changes
  • Supplements 
  • Probiotics  
  • Exercises 


While there is no cure for PCOS, there are several surgical treatments that may be used to manage symptoms or improve fertility.

  • Ovarian drilling: This surgical treatment involves making small incisions in the ovaries and using a laser or other instrument to destroy a small amount of ovarian tissue. This procedure can help to reduce androgen production and improve ovulation in women with PCOS.
  • Ovarian wedge resection: This surgical treatment involves removing a wedge-shaped piece of ovarian tissue to reduce androgen production and improve fertility. However, this procedure is less commonly used today due to the potential risk of damaging the blood supply to the ovaries.
  • In vitro fertilization (IVF): This assisted reproductive technology involves combining eggs and sperm outside the body and transferring the resulting embryos into the uterus. IVF may be recommended for women with PCOS who are struggling with infertility.
  • Endometrial ablation: This surgical treatment involves removing the lining of the uterus to reduce heavy menstrual bleeding in women with PCOS.



1. Infertility

2. Gestational diabetes ( Increased blood pressure at the time of pregnancy)

3. Miscarriage 

4. Premature births

5. Endometrial cancer

pcod/pcos risks and complications


If PCOD is left untreated, it may lead to several diseases like Type 2 diabetes, hypertension, endometrial cancer, and obesity. 

Know more about PCOS/PCOD

PCOD (Polycystic Ovary Disease) or PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) is a common hormonal disorder that affects women of reproductive age. PCOD is characterized by the presence of multiple cysts in the ovaries and hormonal imbalances that can cause irregular menstrual cycles, infertility, and other health issues.
The symptoms of PCOD can vary from woman to woman and can be mild or severe. Commonly the symptoms are irregular menstrual cycles, ovarian cysts,  imbalances in hormones such as estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone, acne or oily skin, weight gain, excess hair growth on the face, chest, back, or abdomen, and infertility issues.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, PCOS is considered a serious problem as it leads to various other health related problems in women like compromised heart health, uterine cancer, and increased blood pressure.

PCOD can be managed with some dietary and lifestyle changes and women can lead an active life. Although, PCOD cannot be cured permanently but the symptoms of facial hair, weight gain, and acne can be managed.

The main reason behind PCOD is the production of partially matured or immature eggs by the ovaries in women. This can occur due to various factors like poor lifestyle and hormonal imbalance.

Symptoms associated with PCOD include no periods or irregular periods, Hirsutism (excessive hair growth on face and chest), and weight gain.

PCOS may start in girls at the age of 12 when they have their first period. But large number of women find out PCOS when they have troubles in getting pregnant.

There are some lifestyle changes to manage PCOD like weight loss, limiting carbs in the diet, and regular exercise.

PCOD stands for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, which is a hormonal disorder in females that affects the ovaries and can cause irregular periods, weight gain, and infertility.

Berries, cherries, apples, pears, and kiwi are some fruits that are good for women with PCOD due to their high fiber and antioxidant content.

PCOD can be managed and treated at home through lifestyle changes such as healthy eating habits, regular exercise, and stress management. Medications may also be prescribed by a healthcare professional.

The cost of a PCOD test can vary depending on the location and type of test, but it typically ranges from a few hundred to a few thousand dollars. Consultation with Glamyo Health can provide more specific information.