Relationship between female alopecia and polycystic ovarian syndrome Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a disease in which a woman has an imbalance of female sex hormones. Between 5 and 10% of women suffer from PCOS of childbearing age. This can cause changes in the menstrual cycle, cysts in the ovaries, difficulty getting pregnant, acne, hair growth or other health problems. It is known as androgenic alopecia, usually caused by the high levels of androgens found in 40 to 70% of women with polycystic ovarian syndrome. It is a disease that affects up to 8% of women of reproductive age, almost 1 in 10.
In addition, it is associated with a hormonal imbalance of androgens or male hormones, but it is not known what causes the disease. To be considered a person with possible PCOS must meet the following criteria:
Metabolic syndrome (diabetes, central obesity …), excess androgenic activity and demonstrated ovarian cysts.
Treatments to combat female alopecia by SOP
The key to treating hair loss caused by having polycystic ovarian syndrome will be to see the specialist immediately. At the moment when a thinning or an unusual fall of the hair is detected, it is recommended to put yourself in the hands of a doctor to remedy it.
Taking into account that the hair follicle is kept alive, it will be crucial the figure of the doctor to make a personal assessment of the case and determine what will be the plan of anti-alopecia capillary regeneration treatments to follow to address this alopecia. As a treatment route, pharmacological treatments to control and prevent alopecia caused by PCOS will also play an important role.
Dr. Panno, who constantly exercises his research work to discover improvements and new treatments in the field of hair care and surgery, will be the best specialist you can go to.