According to research, 95% of women who are overweight and have PCOD are insulin resistant. High insulin level drives more androgen.
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) or Polycystic ovarian disease (PCOD) is a syndrome that has taken the modern world by storm. Majority of women around the world suffer from this condition and many among them aren’t aware they have this condition before it’s too late.
The frequency of PCOD is 2% to 20% of women of childbearing age. Common signs and symptoms of PCOS include the following:
Menstrual disorders, Infertility, acne and hirsutism, androgenic alopecia, Metabolic syndrome. Risk factors include obesity, not enough exercise, family history.