PCOD / PCOS

Ayurveda treatment for PCOD

What is PCOD?

Polycystic Ovarian Disease (PCOD), also known as Polycystic Ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a very common condition affecting women in the age group 12–45 years. It is a problem in which a woman’s hormones are out of balance. It can cause problems with menstrual periods and make it difficult for her to conceive. Ayurveda treatments helps in reducing size of cyst.

If not treated it can cause insulin resistant diabetes, obesity and high cholesterol leading to heart disease.

Symptoms

  • Acne
  • Weight gain and trouble losing weight
  • Extra hair on the face and body. Often women get thicker, darker facial hair and more hair on the chest, belly, and back.
  • Thinning hair on the scalp
  • Irregular periods. Often women with PCOS have fewer than nine periods a year. Some women have no periods others have very heavy bleeding
  • Fertility problems. Many women who have PCOS have trouble getting pregnant (infertility)

Ayurveda View

PCOD is associated with Kapha Dosha. According to Ayurveda all three Doshas play a vital role in production of menses in females. The main function of Vata is movement of follicles. PCOD is due to Kapha blocking path of Vata and Pitta Doshas.  Kapha afftects digestive disorder due to this toxins start accumulating in the body. Cysts are due to accumulation of impurities and toxins in body.

Ayurveda Treatment for PCOD

Uttara Vasti is the most effective treatment in gynaecological disorders. It helps to purification and clears the Aartava Vaha Srotas, pacifiers vitiated Apana Vayu and improve follicular maturity. In the case of Sthoulya Panchakarma – Vireachanam and Lekhana vasti helps to  Purify the body.  Along with treatment internal medications, proper diet , exercise and life style modification require to get relief from the problem.