No. PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) cannot be completely cured but the symptoms can be managed with treatments to improve quality of life and lower the odds of associated health problems such as diabetes and heart disease. As every patient has different symptoms, the doctor will create a treatment plan tailored as per the condition.
Lifestyle changes, weight loss, medication helping with fertility issues, measures to reduce excessive hair growth are some of the things that can help in managing the symptoms of PCOS. Also, some hormonal contraceptives such as birth control pills, skin patch, vaginal ring, shots and a hormonal Intrauterine Device (IUD) can help restore regular periods.
The best way manage PCOS is to eat well and exercise regularly as it will help in regulating your periods and ease some symptoms. It may also help with glucose intolerance and ovulation. As PCOS could lead to high blood sugar, women should eat meals that have plenty of fiber and less sugar, which will raise the blood sugar level slowly. Many women with PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) are overweight or obese. They can lose weight with a healthy diet and regular exercise. However, in some cases, doctors may prescribe medications or suggest weight loss surgery to support a healthy lifestyle.
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