VHG’s Approach to women’s health
Health of women differs from men in distinct ways. Health is defined as the state of physical, mental and social wellbeing i.e., the condition where there is absence of diseases. Every woman goes through a series of primary changes during her lifetime which is menarche, pregnancy, postpartum, and menopause. Female hormones are equally important factors as they play a vital role in the various physiological and emotional changes. estrogen, progesterone and prolactin are the primary female hormones affecting women’s health. Women are very important creations of nature especially for her ability to reproduce.
There are certain gynecological issues that affect a woman’s health:
- Pelvic pain
- pre-menopausal syndromes
- Uterine Fibroid
- Leucorrhoea(white discharge)
- Cervix and uterus infections including fungal, bacterial etc.
What causes these health issues in women?
- Improper diet and life style
- Life style related diseases such as Diabetes, Hypertension etc.
- Excessive use of contraceptives etc.
Integrated treatment Approach for Better women Health by Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy:
Ayurveda helps to balance the hormones, tones the uterus, nourishes the skin and decreases the health issues occurring in women nowadays by performing certain panchakarma therapies (detoxification), oral medications etc. Ayurveda has a specialized field dealing with women’s health called Prasuti and Stree roga.
Yoga helps in improving many conditions in women. It reduces the symptoms of menopause, reduces menstrual pain, eases pregnancy stress, depression etc. and helps to improve the lifestyle of women by performing certain asana, meditation, breathing techniques etc.
Naturopathy uses herbal supplements, water therapy, exercise therapy, acupuncture, mud therapy, dietary and lifestyle changes which helps in the improvement of certain women’s health issues and helps in leading a healthy lifestyle.