Polycystic ovary syndrome is a common disorder of the endocrine system of glands among women, and it occurs in the reproductive period. What’s really scary about Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is that half of the 20 million women who have one of the world does not even know you have it. Another terrible thing is that it can lead to serious health problems such as heart disease and diabetes. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) means that the ovaries contain small collection of fluid – follicles – which are located in each ovary. The exact cause of PCOS is still unknown, but is believed to occur when excess insulin causes extra production of male hormones – androgens. There are several symptoms that you should pay attention, although they can vary from woman to woman, namely: Hair Loss Problems with sleep – Apnea is strongly associated with polycystic ovary syndrome. What is apnea? – The condition is characterized by a constant process of stopping breathing while sleeping. It can be really dangerous because it could lead to heart problems, obesity, and high blood pressure. Gaining weight on my stomach – Due to insulin resistance, fat will keep your brain will think that you are hungry. And it will lead to weight gain very quickly. Irregular menstrual cycle – menstrual cycle will be delayed, and in rare cases will not occur if it prevents ovulation.