The Effect of Novel Management Strategies to Improve the Quality Of Life on Obese Pcos Women – An Experimental Study

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Mrs. Priya kumara, Dr. Senthilselvam, Ms. Soundarya. M


BACKGROUND: Polycystic ovary syndrome is a common endocrine disorder in women of reproductive age, which is often associated with insulin resistance and obesity. This study focused on improving the quality of life by means of novel management strategiesto obese women with polycystic ovarian syndrome.

METHODS: 30 Women clinically prediagnosed with Polycystic ovary syndrome were included for the study. Subjects were randomly allocated into experimental and control group. 30 obese PCOS female were selected and divided into 2 groups with informed consent the protocol was explained to the subjects. Group A (n=15) was given aerobic training and HIIT training for alternate days. Group B (n=15) was given diet counselling and lifestyle modification with mild exercises. The outcome of the exercises was measured using BMI, WHR and PCOSQ, vo2max. Results were tabulated using statistical analysis.

RESULT: The intervention group showed significant improvement than the control group with (p≤0.001).

CONCLUSION: This study concluded that the novel management strategies given to the obese women having PCOS leads to positive effect on quality of life. Thus the short structured exercises intervened in the study improved the better cardiovascular fitness, weight loss and quality of life.

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