Womens Health: Suicidal thoughts are more common among women with PCOS.. These are the results of a new study

Womens Health: Suicidal thoughts are more common among women with PCOS.. These are the results of a new study

Reproduction : Mood swings are more common in women. This is due to the influence of hormones. However, a new study has determined how much their effect is. Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are eight times more likely to attempt suicide than women with normal hormones, a new study has found. 

These are the symptoms..

PCOS affects female fertility, appearance. PCOS problem is seen in many people. It affects 8 percent to 13 percent of women of childbearing age. Many don't even know they have the disorder until they try and fail to conceive. Most of the people who have difficulty having children have this problem. Symptoms like acne, excessive facial hair growth, obesity and irregular periods are seen. These can damage their quality of life. 

Recently published a study in the Annals of Internal Medicine. According to this new study, the risk of suicide attempts is 8.47 times higher in PCOS sufferers. It was concluded that there is a 5.38 times higher risk in young women who have an incurable and untreatable condition. This study revealed that it increases mental health and suicide risk in women with PCOS. 

Study on 19 thousand people

Taipei Veterans General in Taiwan for this study. Hospital researchers studied nearly 19,000 women aged 12 to 64 with PCOS between 1997 and 2012. Age, income, physical and mental health conditions also play a role. According to this, the risk of suicide attempts was 9.15 times higher in women with PCOS under 40 years of age and 3.75 times higher in elderly women. Researchers have said that the effect of PCOS symptoms on the elderly is less. 

What previous studies say..

Women suffering from PCOS are more likely to suffer from depression, anxiety, personality disorders, and schizophrenia. Previous studies have also suggested a higher risk of developing disorders. Fertility can have a huge impact on the mood of a person with PCOS. Apart from these, birth control pills and drugs that block the effects of hormones can also be a little troublesome. 

If you want to get pregnant..

Experts say that there is no cure for PCOS, which occurs when the ovaries produce extra hormones. High insulin can lead to weight gain. Try to lose weight by doing exercises. But this does not show any good effect on them. If you want to get pregnant, you have to ovulate. 

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Note: Information collected from various studies, researches and health journals is provided here as usual for your understanding. This information is not a substitute for medical care or treatment. If you have any doubts regarding health, you should definitely consult a doctor. For the items mentioned in this article, “ABP Country'', ‘ABP Network’ Note that no liability is assumed.

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