Lifebridge Health Centre | Endocrinology

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Understanding Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a common health issue caused by an imbalance of reproductive hormones. This imbalance leads to the development of small cysts on the ovaries, affecting a woman's fertility and other aspects of health. At Lifebridge Health Centre, we have a dedicated team of professionals experienced in managing PCOS.

Symptoms of PCOS

Women with PCOS may experience a wide range of symptoms, including irregular periods, excessive hair growth, acne, weight gain, and fertility problems. It's important to note that not all women with PCOS will have all these symptoms, and some may experience others not listed. Early diagnosis and treatment at Lifebridge Health Centre can help manage these symptoms and prevent long-term health problems.

Causes and Risk Factors

While the exact cause of PCOS is unknown, factors such as high levels of insulin, low-grade inflammation, and genetic predisposition may contribute to its development. Other risk factors include obesity and a family history of the syndrome. Lifebridge Health Centre's experts are equipped and ready to deliver a comprehensive diagnosis, identifying any contributing factors for individual patients.

Available Treatments at Lifebridge Health Centre

Our center offers a variety of treatments tailored to the unique needs of each patient. These treatments may include lifestyle modifications, medication, and sometimes surgery. Our goal is to manage symptoms, prevent complications, and enhance the quality of life for women living with PCOS.

Lifebridge Health Centre's Commitment to PCOS Patients

We at Lifebridge Health Centre are committed to providing compassionate, personalized care for our PCOS patients. Our multidisciplinary team of specialists works collaboratively to ensure every patient receives the best possible treatment and support. Your health is our priority, and we are here to help you navigate your journey with PCOS.

What is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and how is it diagnosed at Lifebridge Health Centre?
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a common health issue in women caused by an imbalance of reproductive hormones, creating problems in the ovaries. At Lifebridge Health Centre, we diagnose PCOS based on medical history, physical exams, pelvic ultrasound, and blood tests to measure hormone levels.
What are the treatment options for PCOS at Lifebridge Health Centre?
Lifebridge Health Centre offers a multidimensional approach to treating PCOS. This includes lifestyle modifications such as a healthy diet and regular exercise, medication to manage symptoms, and sometimes, surgery. Each treatment plan is personalized, considering the patient's overall health, symptoms, and reproductive plans.