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AYURVEDIC TREATMENT for PCOD
PCOD is a very common female health complaint. The word "Syndrome" is used to describe the PCOD because, it is a complex manifestation involving many factors and organs such as - obesity, insulin resistance, irregular menstrual bleeding (in most cases, excessive menstrual bleeding), abnormal menstrual periods & cycle, lack of ovum production (anovulation) etc.It is a common female endocrine disorder affecting approximately 5- 12% of women. It causes worry as it is commonly found in reproductive age. Also it is thought to be one of the leading cause of female infertility.


Causes

  • Currently, there is no known cause of PCOS. However, there are associations with excess insulin, low-grade inflammation, and genetics.
  • PCOS is thought to have a genetic component. People who have a mother or sister with PCOS are more likely to develop PCOS.
  • Excess insulin is thought to affect a woman's ability to ovulate because of its effect on androgen production.
  • Research has shown that women with PCOS have low-grade inflammation that stimulates polycystic ovaries to produce androgens.
Symptoms
  • Irregular menses, Excess androgen levels, Infertility
  • Weight management difficulties including weight gain or difficulty losing weight.
  • Excessive facial and body hair growth known as hirsutism.
  • High cholesterol and triglycerides.
  • Acanthosis nigricans - dark patches of skin.
  • Polycystic ovaries.
  • High stress levels. And High blood pressure.
  • Insulin resistance.
  • Depression and anxiety.
  • Decreased libido.
Ayurvedic view of Treatment

There are many herbs useful in correcting the hormonal imbalance. Treatment to obesity and specifically against cholesterol can be achieved by using Ayurvedic herbal remedy plus diet and lifestyle changes if Obese patients. Treatment for insulin resistance involves a time-consuming approach with effective Ayurvedic treatment and diet and lifestyle changes including exercise.

The PCOD or PCOS is a common complaint in women, which can be effectively managed using Ayurvedic herbal remedies and herbal medicines.

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