📩 06/10/2023 11:35
Acıbadem Fulya Hospital Gynecology, Obstetrics and In Vitro Fertilization Specialist Assoc. Dr. Hale Göksever Çelik explained what needs to be known about Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and made important warnings and suggestions.
"These symptoms can manifest themselves!"
The most common gynecological signs and symptoms of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome are; Acıbadem Fulya Hospital Gynecology, Obstetrics and In Vitro Fertilization Specialist Assoc. Prof. listed these as menstrual irregularity, male pattern hair growth, acne formation and male pattern hair loss. Dr. Hale Göksever Çelik said, “All these symptoms develop due to high androgen levels, which is the most important mechanism underlying the disease. "If the symptoms of the disease are ignored and a doctor is not consulted, it is inevitable that the symptoms will worsen." He stated:
"Beware of risk factors!"
Assoc. Dr. Hale Göksever Çelik, in the formation and exacerbation of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, in which genetic predisposition plays an important role; He emphasized that unhealthy eating habits, lack of physical activity and obesity also play an important role. Assoc. Prof. stated that individuals with a family history of PCOS are more likely to contract this disease than other individuals. Dr. Hale Göksever Çelik said, “For this reason, our first-line treatment for women with PCOS is always to make improvements in lifestyle. "Weight loss and exercise are the main ones." said.
"The most common complaint is to see a doctor."
Lack of social awareness about Polycystic Ovary Syndrome may lead to postponement of consulting a physician and delaying treatment. Assoc. Dr. Hale Göksever Çelik said, “The complaints caused by the disease often manifest themselves in the form of menstrual irregularity, male pattern hair growth and increased acne formation due to the high level of androgens, which is the male hormone. All of these symptoms may occur together or in different combinations. "Sometimes, we can even diagnose PCOS with ultrasound images in patients referred to us from the Internal Medicine outpatient clinic with metabolic problems such as high glucose or cholesterol levels and obesity." he said.
"It can prevent being a mother"
Assoc. Prof. stated that Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, which consists of small cysts arranged side by side in the ovaries, can pose an obstacle to getting pregnant. Dr. Hale Göksever Çelik: “Most patients consult a physician due to difficulties in getting pregnant, which we call infertility due to ovulation problems. In the PCOS-related infertility method, we first investigate the presence of other causes. "Then, we apply the insemination or in vitro fertilization treatment process, taking into account the woman's age and other accompanying conditions." He stated: