WEIGHT REDUCTION AND LIFE STYLE MODIFICATION CAN IMPROVE THE OUTLOOK IN WOMEN WITH PCOS IN TERMS OF OBESITY OLIGOMENORRHOEA, AND SUBFERTILITY
Objectives: To find out the effect of weight reduction and life style modification in women suffering from polycystic
ovaries with obesity, anovulation and subfertility.
Methodology: This is a prospective observational study conducted in maternity hospital Hashtnagri over a period of
one year and hundred cases were included from (March 2011 to March 2012). All women of the reproductive age were
included with clinical features of obesity oligomenorrhoea, hirsutism, and subfertility. After exclusion of other causes of
subfertility e.g. male factor, blocked tubes etc. All patents were subjected to general healthy eating habits and moderate
amount of low intensity exercise that is thirty minutes of activity every day and followed up monthly.
Results: A total of 100 patients were evaluated for the clinical and biochemical features of PCOS. After 12 months of
enrollment in weight reduction and lifestyle modification program almost 73.5% of patients improved their clinical and
biochemical features and 70%of patients conceived without ovulation induction after (5-10) kg weight loss