Polycystic ovarian disease is one of the leading causes of female infertility, while in some cases the symptoms of the disease can hardly manifest themselves, in others – cause a woman to be seriously concerned. In the mechanism of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), hormonal imbalance appears at the forefront, manifested by dysfunction of several endocrine organs – the ovaries, pancreas, adrenal cortex, pituitary and endocrine center – the hypothalamus.
PCOS affects young women and usually occurs for the first time in adolescence – immediately after the first menstruation. The urgency of the problem of polycystic ovaries is associated with infertility and the development of other pathological conditions, including obesity and damage to the cardiovascular system. Continue reading