Five foods to help fight PCOS
- 5 Months ago
PCOS which stands for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is an endocrine disorder where the normal hormone cycle is interrupted. As the name suggests women with PCOS have poly (many) cysts present in the ovaries. PCOS presents itself with symptoms such as irregular or missing periods, weight gain, acne, excess or unwanted body hair or hair on the face.
It is a major cause for infertility among women and puts a woman at risk of insulin resistance which may affect blood sugar levels. In India nearly 40% of women are affected by PCOS. While weight loss and changes in lifestyle are usually the first modes of treatment, there are also certain foods that can help fight PCOS. Here are a few: