Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal problem that affects a women during their childbearing years. It not only affects the reproductive system but also metabolism in general. However, there is no cure to it yet. It increases the risk of pregnancy complications and type 2 diabetes.
2 non pharmacological ways to manage PCOS are exercising and following a structured diet.
Recommended exercises to improve your cardiovascular function and decrease risk of type 2 diabetes are:
** Max HR= 220-Age (this formula is used for ease of calculation).
Before starting an exercise programme, remember to consult an expert if you have medical issues or have had Covid-19 infection in the past.
~ Authored by Dr. Anuja Mhatre (Prenatal/Postnatal & Cardiac Rehab Expert, Mind Your Fitness!)
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