Everywoman Clinic – Dr. Rishma Dhillon Pai
One out of every four girls suffers from it. It causes all the problems that she most detests – weight gain, acne, facial hair growth and irregular periods. Not only young girls but even middle aged women may be affected by the problem of PCOD.
This is a problem that often runs in families and the mother and daughters may both be affected as there is a strong genetic component in its inheritance. One of the main problems in PCOD or Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) as it is now called is resistance to insulin.