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Rajvi Sheth

I am Rajvi Sheth, currently pursuing a master's degree in biomedical sciences. I want to use my knowledge for spreading awareness of diseases, diagnoses, therapeutics, etc. I believe spreading awareness is very important because many people in India are unaware of so many complicated diseases which are spreading like wildfire, to pass on the knowledge we have to write it in the easiest language, that's the motive.

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

27 April 2022


Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is very common among women of reproductive age. It has major metabolic, reproductive, and psychological effects on health. PCOS is represented by hyperandrogenism, polycystic ovaries, and anovulation. PCOS raises the risk of insulin resistance (IR), type 2 diabetes mellitus, obesity, and cardiovascular disease. The pathophysiology of the disease remains blurred, and the subjective phenotype makes a cohesive diagnosis difficult among physicians. It appears to be a familial genetic syndrome caused by a combination of environmental and genetic factors.



To diagnosed with PCOS, one has to meet at least 2 of the following 3 criteria :

1. Irregular Periods

Irregular periods defines that ovulation doesn’t happen regularly, means the ovaries do not release the eggs.


2. High testosterone

Testosterone is male hormone, which usually have high concentration in PCOS patients.


3. Polycystic morphology

Sonography reports which shows the ovaries have multiple cysts.

That means, it is possible that one have polycystic morphology but does not have PCOS. This criterion is defined as Rotterdam criteria.



- Acne

- Hirsutism

- Anxiety

- Mood changes

- Depression

- Irritation




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