What is the difference between PCOS and PCOD? Its causes and symptoms

A lot of women get confused with the difference between PCOS and PCOD and often considers the two terms as the same. In fact, both the conditions are difference irrespective of the similarities like being related to ovaries and imbalance of hormones causing disturbances.

What is PCOS?

PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) is the condition in women where the ovaries produce higher level of androgen than normal. It hinders the development and release of the eggs causing some eggs develope into cysts that are little sacs filled with liquid. With the passage of time, these cysts instead of being releaed during ovulation, build up and get enlarged in the ovaries.

What is PCOD?

PCOD (Polycystic Ovarian Disease) is an ovarian syndrome where the ovaries release a lot of immature eggs which with the passage of time turns into cysts.

Some of the common symptoms of PCOD are:

  1. Abdominal weight gain
  2. Male pattern hairloss
  3. Infertity
  4. Irregular periods

In this case, ovaries become enlarged and secret large amount of androgen causing damage to women body and fertility.

Let us take a closer look at the difference between PCOS and PCOD

Factors causing issues
The root cause of PCOS is due to the imbalance of the endocrine system, whereas in the case of PCOD, the condition is developed by the imbalance of hormones.

Occurance of PCOD and PCOS
Around the globe, almost one-third of the women suffer from PCOD, whereas in the case of PCOS, the number is very less.

Treatment of PCOD & PCOS in Homeopathy

The nature has enabled human body to keep itself disease free. Body becomes prone to diseases when internal vitality is deranged leading to reduction in immunity. Homeopathy is probably the safest that restore the balance of that vitality. The primary purpose is to regain the original balance to get back to health. If you are suffering from ailments like PCOS or PCOD, contact Dr Kumar Gaurav today to book your appointment today, you can also contact him on WhatsApp: +918948209775.