Diseases and Disorders of the Ovaries


If you talk about ovaries, these are nothing but a pair of organs, which women only have. These are found inside the pelvis one along each side of their uterus or womb and each of these are known to have the size and shape of an almond. The ovaries are seen producing the eggs of a woman, if an egg is fertilized by a sperm, it can end up making you pregnant. The women while passing through the menopause tend to see their ovaries stopping to release the eggs and thus make far lower levels of the hormones. There are several diseases and disorders found in ovaries, which we will be discussing in the following paragraphs:

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Osteoporosis makes your bones weak and it tend to break them. Anyone can be seen developing but it is more common among the older women. As per reports half of the older women population tend to have this ailment while a quarter of older men too are seen affected by the same. If you are suffering from this ailment it simply means you have a low bone density. It is also known as a silent disease you may not know the same till you see breaking the bone. A bone mineral density test is one of the best ways to check the health of your bone. In order to keep your bones strong, you need to eat rich diet backed with vitamin D and calcium while need to be away from smoke and alcohol along with taking the medicines.

Ovarian Cancer

Ovaries can be called as the female reproductive system, which helps in producing the eggs of a woman along with taking care of the female hormones. Cancer in ovary is not often common, but it can cause a number of deaths than any other female reproductive cancers. The sooner you realize about the same the effective will be the treatment for the same. In order to diagnose the doctor carry out a number of tests, which include the physical exam, lab tests, pelvic exam, biopsy, ultrasound and other similar tests. Usually the treatment options come in the form of chemotherapy. Some of the symptoms of ovarian cancer include heavy feeling in pelvic, pain in lower abdomen area, vagina bleeding, weight gain/loss, abnormal periods, gas, vomiting and nausea.

Ovarian Cysts

A cyst can fluid filled sac while in a majority of cases of cyst over the ovaries which give no harm by itself. A majority of women can have the same during their lives. The cysts are not usually cancerous and are found among the women under the age of 50, while it doesn’t even hurt. Often, a woman is seen finding the cyst when she undergoes pelvic exam. Consuming birth control pills can help in preventing the new cysts, while the health problems can involve ovarian cysts. The women with the cysts can have high levels of male hormones with irregular or no periods & small ovarian cysts.

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

The issues PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) happens only among the women and common among the people that produce more amount of male hormones than the normal. One can result, which cysts are seen developing over the ovaries. The women who are seen obesity are more likely to go with this ailment. The issues like pelvic pain, infertility, baldness, acne, dandruff and black skin and other things. The women with these symptoms can be reduced with birth control pills and other medicines, which in turn can help in controlling the blood pressure and cholesterol.

Final Words

The diseases and disorder of the ovaries can be a nuisance if the person suffering from the same gets hampered with the issues like these. It is always recommended to check things on time and get the treatment done on time.

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