Treatment depends on whether you are trying to get pregnant.
If you are not planning a baby at present treatment depends on your symptoms.
If excess hair and acne is a problem, this can be treated with a combined oral contraceptive pill. You may also require a cream which can reduce facial hair if used daily over a long period of time.
The combined oral contraceptive pill also regulates your periods if you suffer from infrequent periods.
If you are planning a pregnancy, you may need to take medication to stimulate your ovaries to produce an egg. Another drug used in Diabetes may also regulate your menstrual cycle to aid egg production. You may also need medication to aid weight loss as it this will greatly reduce health risks during pregnancy.
Health risks during pregnancy
- Increased risk of miscarriage
- Diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes)
- Raised blood pressure
Another treatment is surgical drilling of the ovaries. This is done when medical treatments are not successful.
Marble Arch Health can provide all of the above treatments.