A STUDY ON IDENTIFICATION OF RISK FACTORS IN DEVELOPING POLY CYSTIC OVARIAN SYNDROME AMONG TEENAGERS AND MINIMIZING THEM BY LIFE STYLE MODIFICATIONS THROUGH ADVANCED PATIENT COUNSELLING BY DOCTOR OF PHARMACY

 

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ABOUT AUTHORS
Dr. M. Manasa Rekha1*, Dr.M.Manasa2, C.Reddy Kumari2
1*,2 Doctor of pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice,
Annamacharya college of Pharmacy,
Rajampet, Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh, India.

*manasarekharoyal@gmail.com

ABSTRACT:
Poly-Cystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is characterized by multiple small ovarian cysts, obesity, hypertension, diabetes, insulin resistance, and Hirsutism. The Study Aims to assess the role of Doctor Of Pharmacy in identification of risk factors in developing poly cystic ovarian syndrome among teenagers and minimizing them by life style modifications through advanced Patient counseling.The Main Objective of the present study is to prevent the following: To prevent the complications of PCOS who are suffering with PCOS in early of their age. To prevent the occurrence of PCOS to early females who are nearer for its occurrence. To minimize the symptoms and to improve the quality of life of females suffering with PCOS. Study Design: It is a observational and interventional study. Study Period: The Present study was conducted for a period of 6 months from January 2nd  2017 to July 31st 2017.Study site : The Present study was conducted in BAHUDHA WOMENS HOSTEL affiliated to Annamacharya college of Pharmacy, Rajampet, Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh, India. In The Present Study Out of total 600 women   530 enrolled to participate in the present study. After the collection of information by PCOS  self assessment forms the scoring is given as 271 with scoring >5 with percentile 51.1320 are with Chance for getting PCOS, 159 with scoring > 10with percentile 30.01 are with high Chance for getting PCOS, 100 with scoring  <5with percentile 18.8679 are Unpredictable to PCOS. The present study concludes that Doctor Of Pharmacy is very helpful in assessing the risk factors responsible in developing PCOS and also minimizing them by life style modifications through advanced patient counseling.

Reference Id: PHARMATUTOR-ART-2558

PharmaTutor (Print-ISSN: 2394 - 6679; e-ISSN: 2347 - 7881)

Volume 6, Issue 1

Received On: 05/11/2017; Accepted On: 08/11/2017; Published On: 01/01/2018

How to cite this article: Rekha MM, Manasa M, Reddy C; A Study on identification of risk factors in developing Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome among teenagers and minimizing them by Life Style Modifications through Advanced Patient Counselling by Doctor of Pharmacy; PharmaTutor; 2018; 6(1); 72-78; http://dx.doi.org/10.29161/PT.v6.i1.2018.72

INTRODUCTION:
DEFINITION:
Poly-Cystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is characterized by multiple small ovarian cysts, obesity, hypertension, diabetes, insulin resistance, and Hirsutism.

SEQUENTIAL DIAGRAMATIC REPRESENTATION ETIO-PATHOPHYSIOLOGY  OF PCOS:


DIAGRAMATIC REPRESENTATION OF SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS:

COMPLICATIONS:
• Complete Infertility or in some cases difficulty to conceive.
• Cardiovascular diseases like hypertension ,atherosclerosis and other heart problems
• Type-2 diabetes mellitus.
• Hirustism which leads to unusual hair growth on body.
• Hormonal imabalances which leads to endocrine disorders and hyper-androgenism, etc.,,

ROLE OF DOCTOR OF PHARMACY IN MINIMIZING THE RISK FACTORS IN GETTING PCO:
Doctor of pharmacy are health care professionals with complete knowledge on both disease/dicorder and treatment involved as well as on patient counselling and non pharmacological therapy that is helpful to prevent or reduce the complications of a particular disease/disorder, here in this study as a doctor of pharmacy student I have taken a study to control /to reduce/prevent the complications of PCOS in my hostel where I have been 5 years of my study.

METHODOLOGY:
AIM:
The Study Aims to assess the role of Doctor Of Pharmacy in identification of risk factors in developing poly cystic ovarian syndrome among teenagers and minimizing them by life style modifications through advanced  Patient counseling.

OBJECTIVES:
 The Main Objective of the present study is to prevent the following:
• To prevent the complications of PCOS who are suffering with PCOS in early of their age.
• To prevent the occurrence of PCOS to early females who are nearer for its occurrence.
• To minimize the symptoms and to improve the quality of life of females suffering with PCOS.

METHODOLOGY:
Study Design: It is a observational and interventional study.
Study Period: The Present study was conducted for a period of 6 months from January 2nd  2017 to July 31st 2017.
Study site : The Present study was conducted in   BAHUDHA WOMENS HOSTEL affiliated to Annamacharya college of Pharmacy, Rajampet, Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Sample size: 600 women with age group ranging from 18-24 were selected for this study.
Source of Data: All the required data was collected through risk factors assessment forms.

PCOS SELF ASSESMENT FORM:

Inclusion criteria:
Females aging between 18-24 and who are willing to participate in the study. ,(Out of total 600   530 were willing to participate in the present study).
Exclusion criteria:
Females aging between 18-24 and who are not willing to participate in the study,(Out of total 600   70 were not willing to participate in the present study).

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