Volume : 6
Issue : 1
Online ISSN : 2394-6377
Print ISSN : 2394-6369
Article First Page : 29
Article End Page : 31
Introduction: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) affects 4-18% of reproductive women worldwide. It is observed to have associations with metabolic syndromes, psychological mentality and reproductive organs in women. Diet and lifestyle play an important role in the development of PCOS and their modification remain the first line of treatment.
Objective: To compare dietary and life style pattern in obese and non-obese women with PCOS and their respective controls.
Materials and Methods: Case control study comprising of 100 women with PCOS (50 obese and 50 non obese) and 100 women without PCOS (50 obese and 50 non obese) was conducted at Koppal, India from July 2015 to March 2018.
Results: Physical activity was decreased due to watching television and mobile addiction in obese and non-obese women with PCOS irrespective of BMI (p<0 xss=removed p=0.001), xss=removed xss=removed xss=removed p=0.21) p=0.32)> Conclusion: Our findings concluded that lack of exercise; sedentary life style and unhealthy diets are the main characteristic features in women with PCOS irrespective of BMI.
Keywords: Polycystic ovarian syndrome, Life style and diet.