PCOD in teens is quite common these days. Some girls, but not all, might have small cysts in their ovaries. Around 60-70% of girls with PCOD are overweight or obese, but some are normal weight or thin. Family members of the girls have a history of similar problems or have type 2 diabetes. PCOD can be also known as ovarian hyperandrogenism. Ovaries make a good quantity of androgen, the hormone which is responsible for hair growth and acne in teens and adults.
Young girls, who suffer from PCOD experience several symptoms from major to minor. Many girls are distressed that how the symptoms impact their like and self-esteem. All you can do is you have to understand this disease, the etiology, current trends in medical treatment and the importance of good nutrition along with exercise.