Center for Women's Health -  - OB-GYN

Center for Women's Health

OB-GYNs located in Englewood, CO & Castle Rock, CO

PCOS Specialist

Excess hair, weight gain, and difficulty conceiving are just a few symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome that can impact your quality of life. The experienced doctors at Center for Women’s Health in Englewood, Colorado, can guide you through multiple treatment options to help manage your symptoms. Call or schedule an appointment to learn about treatment options for PCOS.

PCOS Q&A

What is PCOS?

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal imbalance found in women and girls. This health condition occurs when small blister-like growths, known as cysts, form on your ovaries.

The cysts aren’t harmful but can trigger a hormonal imbalance and cause essential hormones to change composition. These changes in your hormones can facilitate a variety of symptoms.

PCOS can cause your appearance to change, such as excessive hair growth. The disorder can also cause irregular menstrual cycles and make it hard for you to become pregnant.

No one knows what causes PCOS. Getting early treatment can relieve your symptoms and prevent long-term health problems and the onset of diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

How do I know if I have PCOS?

Women of all ages, including girls as young as 11 years old, can have PCOS. Symptoms may come on gradually one at a time but can also occur as a cluster that happens all at once.

For example, PCOS changes the balance of female and male sex hormones in your body. This condition causes your ovaries to make more male hormones than usual.

The increased amounts of male sex hormones can cause your body stop ovulating, which leads to irregular periods and, sometimes, infertility. The presence of elevated amounts of male hormones can also cause excessive hair growth on your face and body.

Other symptoms of PCOS include:

  • Acne
  • Depression
  • Difficulty losing weight and weight gain
  • Thinning hair

What are the treatment options for PCOS?

Your doctor at the Center for Women’s Health creates a treatment plan to manage your PCOS symptoms. During your first visit, you receive an in-office ultrasound assessment and may undergo a variety of tests that help your doctor create a better picture of your specific needs.

Your doctor at the Center for Women’s Health can help you:

  • Control the weight gain commonly associated with PCOS
  • Balance your hormones to suppress ovarian dysfunction
  • Make changes to your diet and lifestyle to reduce PCOS symptoms


Call or schedule an appointment to learn more about PCOS treatment options at the Center for Women’s Health.


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