Is rapidly hair fall and hair thinning bothering you? Nowadays the majority of women suffer from PCOS which causes hair fall and hair thinning. Some women also put on weight very quickly and some find it hard to lose weight. But not many people know that it can also lead to some sever issues. If you want to know more about PCOS then keep on reading this article given by an expert

ICD 10 PCOS: Symptoms

Noticing the symptoms of PCOS is very hard for women, some women notice it when they have gained a lot of weight. Some women notice it when they have a lot of acne and hair on their body and face. But the majority of women notice the symptoms of PCOS after their first period.

But the majority of women does not notice the symptoms of PCOS this is because they are not aware of it. Thus they could not get it diagnosed, so it is very important that one knows the symptoms of PCOS. Some of the common symptoms of PCOS are:

Irregular periods: if your periods are getting delayed or if you are skipping the periods, then there is a chance that you are suffering from PCOS. Women who have PCOS get less than eight periods in a year.

Heavy bleeding: if you noticing a lot of blood during urinating or if you are bleeding more than usual during periods. Then this is the sign of heavy periods which is the sign of having PCOS.

Hair growth: this is one of the most common issues which women with PCOS experience. Since women suffer from PCOS when androgen level in their body increases. Androgen is a male hormone and when it increases your facial hair will also start growing. Also, you will notice hair growth on the different part of your body.

Acne: when this male hormone increases it makes women skin oilier, which leads to acne. This is because when your skin gets oily dirt easily get stuck to it and then it forms in acne. So if you notice unusually oily skin then visit dermatologists

Weight gain: more than 70 percent of women who has PCOS gain weight very fast or find it extremely hard to get rid of it. So if you are also overweight then you might want to visit the doctor, because it can be a sign of PCOS.

Male-pattern baldness: since androgens is a male hormone when it increases your hair starts to fall out from the follicles. If you are noticing thin hair on the scalp then this means that you have PCOS.

Darkening of the skin: if you develop dark patches on the neck, groin, under the breast, etc, then this means that you have PCOS.

Effects Of PCOS On The Body

Pros can be very harmful to your health, this is because having more than usual androgen level will not just make you bald, but it will also affect your health.


It is very important that you ovulate to get pregnant, to release the egg for fertilization it is important that you ovulate daily. According to the recent survey, more than 70 percent of women who has PCOS are suffering from infertility.

Metabolic syndrome

if you are overweight and you have PCOS then you have a high risk of getting heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. This is because both PCOS and obesity increases the risk of high blood sugar, low HDL, high LDL, and high blood sugar.

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