Al-Marsad newspaper: Actress Yasmine Abdel Aziz underwent, according to press reports so far, an operation to remove an ovarian cyst, and she suffered complications after that, forcing doctors to remove part of her intestine.
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), which the young Egyptian actress suffers from, is known as a disorder caused by a hormonal imbalance that affects how a woman’s ovaries work, according to Russia Today.
The condition is described as a common disorder characterized by irregular menstruation, normal metabolic disturbances and high levels of testosterone (the male hormone).
The syndrome affects up to 10% of all women of childbearing age. The disorder can lead to obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease, which are often long-term conditions.
The syndrome is identified as one of the main causes of fertility problems in women. The condition can lead to other health complications later in life, such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease.
Polycystic ovary syndrome has a more detailed list of symptoms that women experience. Possible symptoms include:
Irregular menstruation, or complete interruption of the period
Irregular ovulation, or no ovulation at all.
Low fertility Difficulty getting pregnant.
Increased unwanted hair on the face or body (hirsutism).
Oily skin, acne.
Hair thinning or hair loss from the scalp (alopecia).
Weight problems – rapid weight gain and difficulty losing it.
Depression and mood swings.
PCOS is also associated with a higher risk of more serious complications, including:
Gestational diabetes or high blood pressure as a result of pregnancy
Spontaneous abortion or premature birth (premature birth)
Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, acute hepatitis caused by a buildup of fat in the liver, metabolic syndrome, a group of conditions including high blood pressure, high blood sugar levels, and abnormalities in cholesterol or triglyceride levels that significantly increase your risk Cardiovascular disease
Having type 2 diabetes or prediabetes
Depression, anxiety and eating disorders
Abnormal uterine bleeding