Our bodies run with the help of hormones, which are chemicals that help ensure everything runs as it is supposed to run. This includes reproduction and there are various hormones that help to ensure we are in the mood for sex and to ensure that we are fertile and ready to reproduce.
Polycystic ovary syndrome is a condition that causes a hormonal disorder in females, affecting their reproductive cycles. It is a fairly common condition, affecting approximately 1 in 10 females, although the severity of the symptoms ranges considerably. Heres a look at some of the symptoms that females with the condition can expect to experience.
1. Weight Gain
Countless people around the world are on a perpetual mission to lose excess weight often with little or no success. Gaining weight is basically a case of taking on more calories than you burn off. The calories that you dont use get stored as fat for later, and this can lead to us becoming obese. Losing weight is mostly a matter of reducing your calorie intake and/or exercising more often, but it is not always that easy. In some instances, medical conditions can lead to weight gain, and this includes polycystic ovary syndrome. This is because of changes in hormonal levels that affect our metabolism.