PCOS, the epidemic that needs immediate attention
India is facing a fresh health catastrophe, wrote ET’s pharma guru Vikas Dandekar in a recent article in ET Prime. 1 out of every 5 women in India is now suffering with polycystic ovary syndrome. It is fast closing on diabetes as the big health challenge and they are both intrinsically linked. Host Ratna Bhushan explores this epidemic with Vikas and pours over his findings. Also in the episode, experiences from women dealing with PCOS and the toll it has taken on not just physical but mental health. Hear from reputed gynecologist Dr. Sonia Naik also on how urban and affluent girls are most impacted and the soaring risk of other diseases such as diabetes from PCOS. With no approved drugs or treatment plan how do you battle this epidemic? Ratna Bhushan seeks answers in this episode.
03:12 till 06:44 - The experience of 2 PCOS patients
06:50 till 15:37 - Vikas Dandekar's report
15:57 till 26:36 - Dr. Sonia's observation
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