Solution to PCOS
The integrative treatment towards Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) include Ayurveda, Yoga, Acupuncture and Naturopathy, which restore and maintain health and wellness across a woman's life.
So, What is PCOS?
PCOS is a syndrome manifested with amenorrhea (no menstruation), hirsutism and obesity associated with enlarged cystic ovaries. It is a heterogeneous disorder characterized by excess androgen production by the ovaries that interferes with the reproductive, endocrine & metabolic functions. This is a common endocrine disorder affecting 5- 10% of women of reproductive age that is 1 in 10 gets affected. These incidence is increasing rapidly with the change in lifestyle & stress, most frequently causing sub- infertility in women. Ayurveda elaborately explains PCOS as Aarthava Kshaya.
What causes PCOS/PCOD?
⁍ It is believed that high levels of male hormones prevent the ovaries from producing hormones and making eggs normally
⁍ Increase level of Inflammations
Common symptoms of PCOS/PCOD
⁍ Irregular periods
⁍ Heavy bleeding
⁍ Hirsutism or excessive growth of hair on face
⁍ Absence of menstruation
⁍ Weight gain
⁍ Hair loss
⁍ Pelvic pain
⁍ Irritability or Depression
When to start the treatment?
Do consult a doctor when you find hair on your cheeks, when the menstrual cycle is very painful, or when you skip a cycle.
How integrative medicine based approach helps in treating & managing the PCOS/PCOD?
Treatments from Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy Integratively helps in Managing PCOS. Have a look at our Integrated Approach below on how to treat for PCOS/ PCOD.
Specific Yoga Therapy is suggested based on the Integrated approach to yoga therapy and includes not only Asanas but breathing exercises, pranayama and relaxation to balance the hypothalmo-pituatary ovarian axis.
The Panchakarma therapies, Shirodhara, Udvartana and Oral medications are useful in treating PCOS as they naturally stimulate better Ovarian functions alongside regulation of diet and lifestyle.
Treatments such as Hip Bath, Hot foot Bath and diet help in improving the function of pelvic viscera by altering the circulation
Needling certain anatomical points has been reported to potentially improve sensitivity and help patients with PCOS.