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International Women's Day 2024: Does PCOS cause headaches? Here's why; ways to combat

Published on Mar 07, 2024 12:02 PM IST
  • International Women's Day 2024: From chronic inflammation to insulin resistance, here are a few reasons why PCOS can trigger headaches.
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International Women's Day 2024: One of the most common disorders faced by women is Polycystic ovary syndrome. In this condition, the ovaries produce an abnormal amount of Androgen, further leading to formation of small cysts in the ovaries. Some of the symptoms of PCOS are menstrual irregularity, excess hair growth, acne and obesity. PCOS can also trigger headaches. "There are multiple ways PCOS could be causing headaches. Hormonal imbalances, chronic inflammation and insulin resistance can all be at the root cause of this really not so fun symptom," wrote Dietitian Tallene Hacatoryan.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Mar 07, 2024 12:02 PM IST

International Women's Day 2024: One of the most common disorders faced by women is Polycystic ovary syndrome. In this condition, the ovaries produce an abnormal amount of Androgen, further leading to formation of small cysts in the ovaries. Some of the symptoms of PCOS are menstrual irregularity, excess hair growth, acne and obesity. PCOS can also trigger headaches. "There are multiple ways PCOS could be causing headaches. Hormonal imbalances, chronic inflammation and insulin resistance can all be at the root cause of this really not so fun symptom," wrote Dietitian Tallene Hacatoryan.(Unsplash)

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PCOS can lead to imbalances in Testosterone and Estrogen in the body, thereby triggering Migraine. (Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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PCOS can lead to imbalances in Testosterone and Estrogen in the body, thereby triggering Migraine. (Shutterstock)

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Chronic inflammation in the body can lead to swelling, fatigue and headaches. It can further disrupt hormonal balance, leading to worsening of other PCOS symptoms. (DW/YAY Images/Imago Image) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Chronic inflammation in the body can lead to swelling, fatigue and headaches. It can further disrupt hormonal balance, leading to worsening of other PCOS symptoms. (DW/YAY Images/Imago Image)

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Insulin resistance in PCOS can lead to high blood sugar levels, making hormonal imbalance worsen. This can further trigger inflammation and lead to headaches. (Freepik) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Insulin resistance in PCOS can lead to high blood sugar levels, making hormonal imbalance worsen. This can further trigger inflammation and lead to headaches. (Freepik)

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"One of the ways you can improve these headaches is by adding in supplements alongside your lifestyle changes," wrote the Dietitian. (Freepik) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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"One of the ways you can improve these headaches is by adding in supplements alongside your lifestyle changes," wrote the Dietitian. (Freepik)

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Having a balanced diet and adequate sleep can help in improving the symptoms of PCOS. It is equally important to try slow weighted workouts and cut diary from the diet. (Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Mar 07, 2024 12:02 PM IST

Having a balanced diet and adequate sleep can help in improving the symptoms of PCOS. It is equally important to try slow weighted workouts and cut diary from the diet. (Shutterstock)

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