There is no test to diagnose PCOS/PCOD. We are very likely, to begin with, a discussion of your health histories, such as your menstrual period and weight fluctuations. A physical examination includes assessing for signs of extra hair growth, insulin resistance as well as acne.

We may then recommend:

  • A rectal examination.
  • Blood evaluations. Your blood can be examined to measure hormone levels. This testing may exclude potential causes of menstrual discomforts or androgen surplus that imitate PCOS/PCOD.
  • An ultrasound. We check the visual appeal of your clitoris as well as the depth of the lining of your uterus. The transducer emits sound waves that are translated into pictures on a monitor screen.

In case you’ve got a diagnosis of PCOS/PCOD, we may recommend additional evaluations for complications. Those evaluations can include:

  • Periodic checks of blood pressure, glucose tolerance, and cholesterol and triglyceride levels
  • Screening for depression and anxiety
  • Screening for obstructive sleep apnea

Punit fertility center testing new therapies, interventions, and evaluations as a way to prevent, detect, cure or handle this disorder.

To help reduce the effects of PCOS/PCOD, attempt to:

  • Weight reduction. It can decrease insulin and androgen levels and might restore ovulation. Consult us about a weight-control program, also meet frequently with a dietitian for help in attaining weight-loss targets.
  • Restrict carbohydrates. Low-fat, high-carbohydrate diets may boost insulin levels. Consult us about a low-carbohydrate diet when you have PCOS. Select complex carbohydrates, which increase your blood glucose levels more slowly.
  • Be active. Exercise helps reduce blood glucose levels. In case you have PCOS, increasing your everyday activity and engaging in a regular exercise regimen can treat or prevent insulin resistance also help you maintain your weight in check and prevent developing diabetes.

We are Very Likely to ask you several queries, including:

  • Which are the symptoms and signs? How frequently do they happen?
  • When did every symptom begin?
  • When was the last period?
  • Perhaps you have gained weight as you first began having periods?
  • Does anything worsen or improve your symptoms?
  • Are you currently attempting to get pregnant, or do you want to become pregnant?