A prospective patient shared that she was recently diagnosed with PCOS. She is in her mid-30s, in good health, and carries no previous history of medical complications. Thankfully, there are many treatment solutions to help control and alleviate many of the symptoms of PCOS at any age. Many women live with her same reality, which is why our ReVital care team is committed to finding the right treatment for every woman’s uniquely beautiful hormone needs.
PCOS causes benign growths on the ovaries that can interfere with menstruation, fertility, heart health, and physical appearance, such as acne and excessive hair growth. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, as many as 1 out of 10 women of childbearing age suffer from PCOS. (Women’s Health) While the exact cause of PCOS, or Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, is unknown, family genetics and living with unbalanced estrogen and progesterone levels are believed to be the two major contributors.
Health-related risks associated with PCOS
Many women live with the constant pain, discomfort, and health risks associated with PCOS. If left untreated, PCOS can lead to a variety of more serious health conditions:
- Heart-related incidents, including heart attack
- Hypertension (elevated blood pressure)
- Anxiety and depression
- Sleep apnea
- Specific forms of cancer, including breast cancer and endometrial cancer (cancer caused by thickening of the uterus’ lining)
- Type II Diabetes
- High cholesterol
Don’t risk your long-term health by suffering through PCOS. Our ReVital care team is here to provide you with the best support and treatment options available. Rebalancing your estrogen and progesterone levels through ReVital can help control the effect of PCOS on your hormones.
We created a FREE eBook about BHRT available for immediate download here. This information can help you learn more about the potential benefits of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and what treatment may be right for dealing with PCOS in the years to come. Download your FREE eBook and schedule your next appointment today.