PCOS & Lifestyle

PCOS women can present with mental health disorders including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and binge eating disorder. Weight loss improves menstrual irregularities, symptoms of androgen excess, and infertility in PCOD.

PCOS

A moderate reduction in dietary carbohydrate reduced the fasting and postchallenge insulin concentrations among women with PCOS, which, over time, may improve reproductive/endocrine outcomes. PCOS women can present with mental health disorders including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and binge eating disorder. Weight loss improves menstrual irregularities, symptoms of androgen excess, and infertility in PCOD.

Does bariatric surgery help PCOS?

 Lifestyle modifying measures, such as diet control and exercise, could play an important role in treatment of PCOS. Obese PCOS patients show more difficulty in losing weight by exercise than lean PCOS patients. Long-term maintenance of weight loss among obese population is less likely. The energy intake of obese women with PCOS is greater than that of obese women without the syndrome. Women with PCOS should restrict significantly energy intake in order to maintain a normal weight

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Skip to toolbar