Polycystic ovary syndrome widely known as PCOS is a problem with hormones that affects women during their reproductive years & one of the leading causes of infertility in females. PCOS affects woman’s ovaries. the reproductive organs that produce oestrogen & progesterone, these are the hormones that regulate the menstrual cycle. Ovaries also produce a number of male hormones called androgens. The ovaries release an egg, each month which is called Ovulation. Follicle stimulating hormones (FSH) & Luteinizing Hormone (LH) Control Ovulation. FSH stimulates the ovary to release a mature egg. PCOS is a “Syndrome” or a group of symptoms that affects the ovaries & ovulation.
What is the difference between PCOD and PCOS?
Very often PCOS and PCOD are interchangeably used. However there is a slight difference between the two. It is important to understand this difference in order to learn more about pcos treatment in ayurveda.
What is PCOD?
PCOD is a condition in which the ovaries contain many immature or partially mature eggs. These immature or partially mature eggs eventually turn into cysts.
What causes PCOD?
Although exact reason is not known, junk food, obesity, stress and harmonal disturbances lead to PCOD.
What is PCOS?
PCOS is a metabollic disorder, which is more serious than PCOD. In this condition, the ovaries produce huge quantity of male harmone- Androgens which leads to formation of more than 10 follicular cysts in the ovaries every month.
This stops the release of egg due to anovulation.
Now you have known what is PCOS and how it is different from PCOD, lets look at the symptoms of PCOS. This is very important in order to understand PCOS treatment in ayurveda.
What are the main symptoms of PCOS?:
In PCOS many small fluids filled sacs grow inside the ovaries. The word “Polycystic” means many cysts. These cysts are actually follicles containing an immature egg. The lack of ovulation alters level of estrogen, progesterone, FSH & LH. Estrogen & Progesterone levels are lower, while Androgen levels are higher. Extra male hormones disrupt the menstrual cycle, so women with PCOS get fewer Periods than usual. Apart from cysts on the ovaries, Symptoms of PCOS include irregular menstruation, sleep aproea, high stress levels, infertility, acne, oily skin, dandruff, hair fall, dark patches on the skin, fatigue, pain in the abdomen, depression & anxiety etc. Most women with PCOS have weight management difficulties like weight gain or difficulty in losing weight, excessive facial & body Hair Growth. PCOS can make it harder to get pregnant & it can increase the risk of pregnancy complications & miscarriage.
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Hormonal imbalance is becoming a silent widespread problem in women due to an unhealthy diet, sedentary life, lack of sleep etc. Ayurveda’s constitutional medicines with slight changes in diet along with exercise & Panchakarma helps to detox & correct the hormonal imbalance naturally. Ayurveda manages PCOD effectively & safely without any side effects.
How Ayurveda can help manage PCOD and PCOS?
Ayurveda has holistic approach when it come to managing PCOD and PCOS. Various Ayurvedic therapies help in gradual weight loss, reduction in facial hair growth and reduces acne.
How does Panchakarma help in PCOS treatment in Ayurveda?
PCOS is mainly caused by dominance of ‘Vata’ dosha. Vata mainly resides in the abdominal and pelvic region, where most of our reproductive organs are located. It is necessary to detox the body in order to improve absorption of any medicinal herbs prescribed by the ayurvedic doctor.
Panchakarma helps to detox the body and corrects the hormonal imbalance naturally. Ayurvedic Panchakarma helps in cleansing, detoxifying and restoring the hormonal and metabolic imbalance.
Usually Basti is administered as a primary treatment for Vata. Basti nourishes the reproductive system and also detoxifies it at the same time. Hence, it is considered as one of the most highly recommended therapies in PCOS. Panchakarma has calming effect on Vata Aggravation.
There are various other ayurvedic therapies for PCOS treatament in Ayurveda. When you visit us at our Clinic you will be prescribed ayurvedic treatment and ayurvedic medicines as per your body type and intensity of your symptoms. It is very important to take medication of an expert ayurvedic doctor.