Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome

Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome is a condition which affects the life of many women. In most of the cases, it is not so severe. However, in some people it may even take the life of the sufferer. In this article, we are going to inform you various aspects of this condition. In order to prevent the occurrence of this disease, one needs to know about its main causes, and symptoms. Knowing about its symptoms will help you in spotting out this disease at an earlier stage. First, we will talk about the causes of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome.

Fertility drugs are the main cause of this condition. Gonadotropins, which is a fertility drug, offers high risk of this ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome. This drug is given to patients when they undergo IVF treatment. This disease may also be caused by consuming oral fertility drugs like clomid. However, this is very rare. One should know that while taking fertility treatment, slight increase in size of ovaries is normal. However, in ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome the ovaries get really big posing a threat to the overall health of individual. Ovaries get big due to the collection of fluid in to them. If this fluid leaks out, then it can cause different complications.

Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome

This condition can occur only after the occurrence of ovulation. The symptoms of this disease may be experienced after a few days or weeks of ovulation. Diarrhea, little weight gain, bloating, nausea are some of the mild symptoms of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome. While problem in urination, fast heartbeat, heavy pain in abdomen, fast increase in weight and dizziness etc. are severe symptoms of this disease.

If we talk about the cure of this disease then those women who suffer from mild ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome do not need to take any medication. With time, this problem will end. Some home treatments of this condition include consuming pain killers like Tylenol, not doing heavy work, avoiding intercourse, avoiding alcohol, coffee and consuming more fluids. All these home treatments help in recovering from this disease.

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