Poly cystic ovarian diseased or more oftenly it is called poly cystic ovarian syndrome as it is group of disease.
Now a day’s its is one of the most common gynecological disorders that affect young girls and married women in their reproductive age. This syndrome is characterized by infrequent menstruation, amenorrhea, Scanty or heavy bleeding during periods. Facial hair growth, obesity, chronic pelvic pain, hair loss, Insulin resistance etc.
The causes of PCOS remains unknown. Genetics may play role in occurrence of it. It seems to run in families so chances of having it higher if women in your family have it or have irregular periods.
Some associated causes that may increase occurrence of PCOS are:
- Hypothalamo Pituitary ovarian axis (HPO Axis)
- Stress: stress can disturb the normal functioning of HPO axis.
- Disturbance in development and maturation of ovarian follicles (Eggs)
Obesity can contribute to occurrence of PCOS and also occurs due to PCOS
- Thyroid Malfunction
- Hormone Imbalance:
Raised level of androgen (male hormone).
- LH: Increased level of LH
- Hyper Prolactinemia – Increased level of Prolactine hormone
- Hormone Imbalance:
- Insulin Resistance
- Menstrual Disturbance
- Facial Hairs
- Thinning of hair
- Darkening of Skin
- Mood Swings
- High Cholesterol
- High Blood Pressure
However in different patients not all symptoms are present except irregular menstruation,
Ayurvedic PCOD Treatment
From Ayurvedic point of view there is imbalance in all three Doshas. Ras Dhatu and Rakt Dhatu are affected by toxins which are formed in body due to MandAgni and DhatawAgni. All these leads to fluid accumulation in ovaries and causing cyst.
According to Ayurveda PCOS occur due to Prajnaparadha (Involvement of Genetics), MandAgni, Dhatwagnimandya, sedentary lifestyle, excessive eating of sweets and Kaph aggravating food like: curd, guru aahar, stress and lack of love and coordinal atmosphere in family.
Holistic approach of Ayurvedic treatment that reduces all these causes will work best for patient it includes changes in diet, lifestyle and medication personalized for each patient.