Management, Prevention, and Healthy Solutions for PCOS

Dr. Rakhi Gupta provides insights about PCOS and she emphasizes awareness about symptoms of PCOS for every girl and woman. She also informs about symptoms of PCOS and when it is important to consult the doctor. A must-read interview with exclusive insights by Dr. Rakhi Gupta on PCOS with effective solutions.

We at Medicircle are constantly working on bringing to our audience all the trending health-related topics. It is our primary objective to Bring to your attention news and views you need to be aware of to lead a healthy disease-free life. To help us in this regard we’d be joined by eminent and expert top doctors from across the country. Today in Doctor’s Speak we are going to talk about the problem of PCOS and ways to help you deal with it. 

Dr. Rakhi Gupta is one of the best Gynecologists Obstetricians and IVF specialists in Sarita Vihar, New Delhi has more than 26 years of experience in this field. She has expertise in Breast Examination, Diseases in Pregnancy, Endoscopic Surgery, Hysteroscopy, and Menstrual Disorders in Adolescent Girls. She is the recipient of an Unbeatable Record of 36 Gold Medals, 14 Silver Medals, and Innumerable National & International Awards.

The root cause of PCOS

Dr. Rakhi Gupta says, “PCOS is a common problem. It is not a disease but a lifestyle disorder. 10 - 20 % of women and girls have this problem. It basically affects the reproductive system. It affects the reproductive age group of women starting from 10 years of age and increasing to 40 - 45 years of age. The major cause is lifestyle problems. At reproductive age, our diet is affected by oily, junk, sugary, and street food. This causes high-calorie intake. This increases fat deposition which leads to hormonal imbalance. Other causes of PCOS are- 

  • Lack of exercise 
  • Sedentary lifestyle 
  • Nature of work 
  • Genetic 
  • Radiations 
  • Insecticides 
  • Preservatives in food."

Early symptoms of PCOS

Dr. Rakhi Gupta informs,” The early symptoms of PCOS are- 

  • Weight gain 
  • Obese girls 
  • Acne on cheeks, face, shoulder, back 
  • Hairfall 
  • Hirsutism, hair growth on the face
  • Irregular periods
  • Defective ovulation 
  • Infertility 
  • Complications of cholesterol, diabetes, and hypertension.” 

Foods not to eat with PCOS

Dr. Rakhi Gupta states, “There is nothing to abstain from the diet. Everything is good in moderation. Mother has to be careful regarding the diet of the child. 

  • Avoid oily and fried foods 
  • Switch to home-cooked meals 
  • Avoid sugary foods 
  • Exercise and active lifestyle 
  • Jogging or walking 

Insulin sensitivity improves with a healthy diet and exercise.”

Steps for prevention of PCOS

Dr. Rakhi Gupta says, “The prevention steps for PCOS are - 

  • Awareness and information are a must 
  • Know the do’s and don’ts 
  • Check for symptoms 
  • Lifestyle modifications 
  • Obesity 
  • Consult your doctor 
  • Check for diabetes, blood pressure, and cholesterol problems.”

Edited By: Dr. Rati Parwani

Contributed By: Dr. Rakhi Gupta, Gynecologists Obstetricians, and IVF specialist, Delhi

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About the Author


Dr. Rati Parwani

Dr Rati Parwani is a Practising Professional BHMS Doctor having experience of 8 years in the medical field. Her approach towards each and every patient is the utmost professional with high standards of practice. She has nurtured her writing skills and proves it as an asset to her professionalism. She has experience in content writing and likes her writing ethical and scientific-based.

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