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Suffering from PCOD, irregular periods. Will complications arise in the future while trying to conceive?

hi, I am 27 yrs old and recently my gynecologist told me about my pcod problem. i having menstual irregularities since I was 15 yrs old. Now i dont want pregnancy for 2 yrs more but everybody is saying you shud try bfore otherwise u will not conceive. plz do let me noe i have to face complications in my case in future and also advice about treatment. doctor gave me 5 days teblet and apcod for 1 month. Regards
Asked On : Tue, 12 Mar 2013
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The statement that YOU WILL NOT CONCEIVE is incorrect but the fact is as the age advances,ovarion reserve dwindles and the pregnancy rate declines and coupled with the fact that you are suffering from PCOD,would make it all the more very difficult.
You should start making preparations for pregnancy now because,even now it is not sure that how long it is going to take place before you conceive.
The treatment for PCOD involves giving medicines for regularisation of periods,ovulatory medicines and medicines to reduce insulin resistance.
Besides medicines,other most important part of the treatment is regular exercises and reduction of weight.Even a 10% reduction of your weight results in regularisation of your periods.
Be under the guidance of your doctor regularly and keep taking medicines regularly.
Treatment of PCOD prevents future complications like cardiovascular problems and diabetes.
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