“PCOS (Pathophysiology of Symptoms, Causes and Treatment”) gives you everything you need to be aware of this condition. The book also provides information on how it is treated as well as the best method to approach treatment, as well as what else you should do. We’ll go over all we can!
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome occurs when the follicles do not ovulate and there’s hormonal imbalance. Normally, the continuous GnRH is increased in the brain. It happens due to the levels of progesterone are lower during the luteal cycle. The corpus luteum doesn’t exist in the event that the follicle fails to ovulate. Without it, progesterone is ineffective.
GnRH is rising This means there has been an rise in LH. FSH is vital for maturation of the follicle. If they don’t have it, they will not be able to ovulate. This results in cysts forming on the ovary, as they’re considered to be failed ovulation events. Additionally, the excess of LH causes the release of androgens. These, causes a variety of commonly observed symptoms of PCOS. Certain women suffer from hirsutism which is an increase of facial hair as well as acne.
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