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Women’s Day 2022: PCOS Can Cause Heart Disease in Women – Know How to Prevent It

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Women's Day 2022: PCOS Can Cause Heart Disease in Women - Know How to Prevent It

Lifestyle changes are the most common cause of heart disease in people today. These include smoking, alcohol consumption, and obesity problems as well as diabetes issues due to an unhealthy lifestyle that’s led by bad food choices combined with lack of exercise routine or appropriate medical care when needed.

But there is another problem with all this which is increasing rapidly in women and is causing heart diseases in them, that is PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome).

So on Women’s Day 2022, let’s focus on an often-ignored health issue that can cause heart diseases in women – PCOS or Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome.

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PCOS Problems and Heart Disease: The Link You Need to Know

According to mayoclinic.org, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome or PCOS for short is not just an inconvenience to women, it can be really serious. Women with this disease often experience irregular periods, hair growth on the face, depression, and stress. In this problem, the body’s hormones are unbalanced and this causes stress to increase, which seriously affects the heart.

This is also because metabolic syndrome is associated with PCOS, which causes problems with the blood vessels in the heart. This problem also affects the heart due to the increase in the level of cholesterol in the body.

PCOS Prevention Tips

According to several studies, PCOS can also increase the risk of type 2 diabetes.

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Although there is no complete cure for PCOS, you can greatly reduce your chances of getting this disease by making dietary and lifestyle changes.

Polycystic ovary syndrome can cause infertility in women, so it is important to get it diagnosed as soon as possible. PCOS is detected by checking hormone levels and doing ultrasound tests.

To avoid PCOS, you should eat foods that are low in carbohydrates and have a low glycemic index.

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Exercise is not the only cure for PCOS, you also need to eat a healthy diet. This means eating lots of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains.

Disclaimer: The article contains General Information. Must consult your doctor before following any of the above mention tips.

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Lokendra Deswar: A visionary Editor-in-Chief at Unique News Online, Lokendra wields 6+ years of seasoned experience. His academic prowess and keen insights shape his coverage of Politics, Viral stories, Sports, and Technology, offering a well-rounded perspective that captivates and informs.

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