The Role of Life style Modification in Management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome


  • Kalpana Sharma1 , S.K Srivastava2



Polycystic ovary syndrome, dietary habits and exercise


Polycystic ovary syndrome is a common endocrine disorder affecting women of reproductive age group
characterized by various metabolic and reproductive dysfunctions. There are evidences that environmental
toxins play a potential role in disrupting reproductive health. In this review we summarized existing research
on a variety of environmental factors involved in the etiology, prevalence and management of polycystic
ovary syndrome. Pubmed, PsycINFO and Google Scholar were searched for the reviews and studies from last
five years included in this study. All searches were limited to human studies. We concluded that symptoms of
polycystic ovary syndrome are reduced with certain dietary supplement, restricted diet and exercise. Health
related quality of life along with weight, body hair, infertility, acne score improves well with an intervention
of about 24-weeks of lifestyle modification. That is why a healthy lifestyle is usually recommended to
improve overall health and fertility.

Author Biography

Kalpana Sharma1 , S.K Srivastava2

Research scholar, Department of Psychology, Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar, India (corresponding
author), 2
Professor, Department of Psychology, Dean Faculty of Humanities, Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya,
Haridwar, India



How to Cite

Kalpana Sharma1 , S.K Srivastava2. (2020). The Role of Life style Modification in Management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, 11(11), 106-112.