International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Gynaecology | India | Volume 7 Issue 6, June 2018

One in Every 10 Women in India has Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

Dr. Sathiyalatha Sarathi

Abstract: Polycystic ovarian syndrome commonly known as PCOS, is a very prevalent reproductive disorder in women and the leading cause of infertility among women today. According to study by PCOS society, one in every 10 women in India has polycystic ovary syndrome and out of every 10 women diagnosed with PCOS, six are teenage girls. The reason are associated with western lifestyle practices and modernization living. The study on PCOS was conducted among 60 college students between the age groups of 18-20 years. Among 60 samples, 5 students exhibits the symptoms of PCOS and undergoing treatment for irregular menstrual cycle

Keywords: polycystic ovarian syndrome, menstrual cycle, infertility, anxiety and depression, sleep apnea, diabetes, hypertension, preterm labour

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 6, June 2018,

Pages: 1317 - 1318

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