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Complete PCOS Treatment for Lifelong results
Our commitment to you is that you will have precise, easy-to-understand information about disease management. We are your most trusted companion on the PCOS treatment journey, with nutritionists, gynecologists, fitness experts, and skin doctors in South Africa who can help you with all aspects of PCOS.
Dedicated PCOS Coaching
Our members in South Africa are connected with PCOS physicians, nutritionists, skin specialists, and health coaches for comprehensive care and one-on-one guidance. You will receive personalized therapy for optimum results.
Continuous Remote Medical Care
Our patients in South Africa have the option of receiving treatment and consultation entirely online; they don’t have to wait in a waiting room.
Personalized PCOS treatment
Our specialists in South Africa build a unique PCOS treatment plan that includes meal plans, workouts, and lifestyle modifications based on a thorough examination of the patient’s medical history and other relevant factors regarding PCOS.
South Africa’s Best PCOS Specialist In Your Pocket
Our doctors and health experts are accessible in South Africa’s various locations on a near real-time basis using an easy-to-use mobile software. For all of our patients, expert PCOS treatment is now possible thanks to AI, Technology, and health monitoring.
How It Works
Signup for PCOS program
To inform doctors in South Africa about your PCOS symptoms and treatment requirements, simply complete a 5-minute online survey.
Meet your PCOS care team
We’ll connect you with PCOS specialists in South Africa, including nutritionists, doctors, and fitness professionals who are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help.
Connect to our PCOS app
Get a customized PCOS treatment plan on the app. This includes daily food diaries, exercise plans, and follow-up appointments
Meet the best PCOS specialist in South Africa
In South Africa, our doctors/experts at MantraCare will help you manage your PCOS symptoms by recommending a balanced diet, exercise, and medication. Our traditional face-to-face consultation service is superior in several ways to the typical old fashioned in-person approach.
Dedicated health coach
Daily support and answers by top doctors in South Africa to the questions related to PCOS are just a message away.
Continuous medical supervision
The PCOS care team in South Africa monitors your progress continuously via the app
A private, opt-in forum for support from others suffering from PCOS. Get motivation from peers in South Africa.
Holistic PCOS treatment
Advice on pregnancy/infertility, weight gain, acne, hair loss, mood swings & irregular periods.
10,000+ Happy PCOS patients from South Africa & the world
Our Patients Are Redefining Success
“ At the age of 28 after suffering 2 miscarriages, I visited a gynecologist. The doctor told me that I have PCOS due to which there were complications in my pregnancy. Then once my friend suggested that I use some natural remedies to control PCOS. Then I contacted Mantra Care and their counselling gave me confidence of recovery. Now I am a mother of a 2 year old baby.”
Amanda, 2 years on MantraCare
A Comprehensive Guide on PCOS
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a genetic condition in which women’s ovaries have many tiny cysts. It affects up to 5% of all women and has symptoms including acne, hair loss, mood swings, and irregular periods.
If there are any early indications of PCOS in South Africa, a PCOS patient should visit a gynecologist, endocrinologist, and primary care provider as soon as possible. Treatment becomes simpler once you identify it early on.
It is relatively easy to detect the early symptoms of PCOS. The most common symptoms are visible in the reproductive age of women:
There is no research in medical science in South Africa that claim the exact causes of PCOS. Yet, after studying a lot of cases in-depth, some have been listed under the possible causes of PCOS.
- Excess insulin
- Low-grade inflammation
- Cysts In Ovaries
- Excess Androgen
Diagnosis of PCOS
There are no tests defined as such to diagnose PCOS. Therefore, it is difficult to diagnose it in the early stages. Yet if you visit a doctor in South Africa, he will start the treatment with a few tests:
- Pelvic Examination; in which the doctor manually tests the disturbance in the vaginal Tract.
- Physical Examination; in which he studies the medical history and symptoms.
- Blood Tests; in which the hormonal disbalances are recorded in the test reports.
- Vaginal Ultrasound; in which he picturizes everything by inserting a tool inside the vagina and studying the results.
Treatment of PCOS
The treatment of PCOS is highly diversified depending upon the individual concerns and areas of symptoms. Yet there are some common things that every patient in South Africa must follow to increase the probability of getting better:
Your consultant or doctor may tell you to shift to a low-calorie diet in combination with some physical exercises. Keeping your body in function can actually help your medications work more efficiently.
To help with your menstrual cycle, your doctor or consultant may tell you to take:
- Birth control pills : Combination of birth control pills to regulate estrogen level and decrease androgen production in the body.
- Progestin therapy : to regulate your periods and protect you from endometrial cancer.
- Clomiphene: to maintain estrogen levels and help you ovulate.
- Metformin : to improve insulin resistance.
- Spironolactone (Aldactone), to block the effects of androgen on the skin.
- Eflornithine (Vaniqa): to slow down the growth of facial hair in women.
It is another effective treatment in which the specialists insert a needle into each hair follicle. A pulse of electric current is used to damage and eventually destroy the follicle to prevent further hair growth. You might need multiple sittings.
PCOS Home Remedies
It is very important for PCOS patients in South Africa to maintain their health even after they complete their medicinal course. Some home remedies to prevent any further loss are as follows.
Regulate your body weight
Always pair your medicines with some physical exercise to enhance their efficiency.
Limit the carb intake
You need to avoid food items like white rice, excess potato, carrots, wheat flour, etc.
You need to be very particular about your sugar levels, physical workout, and menstrual well-being even if you are getting back to normal.
Frequently Asked Questions
The root cause of PCOS is still unknown. Yet, other things that have been seen to be evident in causing PCOS in women in South Africa are High levels of male hormones, genes, and insulin resistance.
The four distinctive types of PCOS are:
- Insulin resistant PCOS
- Post-pill PCOS
- Adrenal PCOS
- Inflammatory PCOS
PCOS can develop variously serious issues like infertility, uterus/ breast cancer, anxiety, depression, excessive hair growth, and issues with the bodyweight of the patient.
PCOS can affect us physically and emotionally. It can make us want to live all alone, without taking any interest in the activities that we enjoyed once. PCOS affects daily life of 1 in every 10 women in South Africa
Yes, there have been types of evidence where PCOS stays even after pregnancy, Yet, the symptoms and severity may vary depending upon the individual case.
The list of food items that should be avoided in PCOS are:
- Carbohydrates: Pasteries/white bread/white rice
- Fried fast food items
- Sugary beverages, like sodas, and energy drinks
- Processed meats
MantraCare can connect you to a PCOS specialist South Africa for help.
No. PCOS is not painful at all. Still, if you are facing some pain in your pelvic region, there can be other reasons for the same. MantraCare can connect you to a gynecologist in South Africa for help.
Through a combination of mobile app solutions, health coach sessions, physician visits, and medications, MantraCare manages PCOS. Our health coaches in South Africa work with you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to handle PCOS by promoting a nutritious diet, exercise, and medicine. Home cures for PCOS problems include as well as healthy eating and regular exercise. Stress reduction and medication are all part of the management of PCOS-related difficulties.
There are many excellent doctors in South Africa who can certainly advise you on the best treatment. PCOS specialists, on the other hand, generally rely on face-to-face meetings and conventional therapies.
Every two to three months is typical for a PCOS specialist’s visit. You may meet your consultant daily with the Mantra PCOS Care system. He keeps track of you on a daily basis and assists you when or wherever you need it. As a result, the outcomes from the Mantra Care PCOS management program are generally superior for most individuals.
We offer certain services such as app-based tracking and health blog for free. We charge a nominal price for other aspects such as PCOS consultations, expert chats, and PCOS medications. We provide one of the most affordable ways in South Africa to tackle PCOS problems.
Our PCOS treatment program is 100% online. You can take consultation from any part of South Africa. We cater to people in Kinshasa, Lagos, Cairo, Giza, Johannesburg, Dar es Salaam, Alexandria, Abidjan, Nairobi, Cape Town, Casablanca, Accra, Ekurhuleni (East Rand), Durban (eThekwini), Tshwane (Pretoria), Algiers, Kumasi, Tripoli, Addis Ababa, Kano.