Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) - Hormonal Change In Reproductive Women
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) has become one of the major concern of not only gynecologists but also internists worldwide. It affects 6%-20% of reproductive-aged women. It is characterized by high androgen level and hyperinsulinemia. These disrupt folliculogenesis, causing menstrual abnormalities and infertility. There are many ways to reduce the effects of PCOS and feel better like weight loss, healthy diet and exercise. Its treatment involves metformin, clomiphene, letrozole, and finasteride. Some herbal drugs are also available, which may have relatively few adverse drug events. In this review, we summarize medication of PCOS, with special reference to herbal treatments.