Effects of PCOS last for a lifetime and long term consequences of this syndrome worsen the postmenopausal health. Undiagnosed and untreated cases of PCOS have unexplained high levels of estrogen which leads to detrimental effects in Menopause viz; Metabolic syndrome, Endometrial Cancer, stroke and cardivascular risks.
Battling Menopause with PCOS
Constellation of metabolic disorders which include abdominal obesity, insulin resistance, hypertension, Impaired glucose tolerance and dyslipidemia is called Metabolic Syndrome. This syndrome is Potential complication of PCOS in long term.
These associated disorders directly increase the risk of Type 2 Diabetes, Coronary heart disease, Cerebrovascular accidents, Sleep apnea and Endometrial cancer in long term and worsen postmenopausal health of women.
Mental health disorders
Women with PCOS have high prevalence of depression, anxiety due to long term disorders & poor reproductive performance. They have low self esteem, negative body image and psycho-sexual dysfunction. Moreover, these symptoms exaggerate with menopause due to estrogen withdrawal.
Counseling with Psychologist is provided to provide emotional support and start drug therapy if required, to improve Quality of life.
Post-Menopausal Challenges with PCOS
Type II Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome
Cardio-vascular Risk & Stroke
PCOS leads to dyslipidemia, atherosclerosis and hypertension, which ultimately predisposes to Cardiovascular risks and cerebro-vascular accidents viz.stroke,paralysis. Smoking,family history of heart disease add to the risk of heart disease in long term.
Uterine Carcinoma & Ovarian Carcinoma
We help you to achieve the optimum health during Menopause with PCOS. We Support you during this tender phase of life and provide health education so how to deal such complications. We help you to know; what risk factors you need to check on your own and for what you need a specialist intervention and what all routine investigations you need to get. Lifestyle guide for Meopausal health is provided to each and every patient.
‘Prevention is always better than Cure’ so we keep our patients updated about the risk factors of Post-menopausal Challenges with PCOS and when & how to regularly check them; so they can lead a healthy and stress-free life!