PCOD or PCOS is a condition that affects women’s ovaries, the reproductive organs that produce progesterone and estrogen hormones that help in regulating the menstrual cycle and also produce small amount of hormones inhibin, relaxin, and male hormones called androgens.
Ayurvedic medicine, or Ayurveda, is a holistic (whole body) healing system developed in India more than 3,000 years ago. One of the world’s oldest holistic practices, it’s based on the concept that wellness and health are achieved through a balance between your mind, body, and spirit.
After being diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) some women may consider Ayurveda. Keep reading to learn more about Ayurvedic treatment for PCOS and what the research says about its effectiveness.
Uterine fibroids are noncancerous growths of the uterus that often appear during childbearing years. Also called leiomyomas (lie-o-my-O-muhs) or myomas, uterine fibroids aren't associated with an increased risk of uterine cancer and almost never develop into cancer. Many women have uterine fibroids sometime during their lives. But you might not know you have uterine fibroids because they often cause no symptoms. Your doctor may discover fibroids incidentally during a pelvic exam or prenatal ultrasound.
In women who have symptoms, the most common signs and symptoms of uterine fibroids include:
Rarely, a fibroid can cause acute pain when it outgrows its blood supply, and begins to die.
According to Ayurveda, Uterine fibroid is considered as Garbhashyagata (intrauterine) Granthi (encapsulated growth). The symptoms are similar to the condition “pradara” which is menorrhagia. Treatment was aimed at reduction of symptoms of menorrhagia as well as treating the fibroid. It is based on the Ayurvedic principles of karyakaranabhava (Cause and effect theory). When the effect is treated, it should have an impact on its causative factors also. It has been observed that fibroids have reduced to half its size by the end of 6 months of treatment and fully disappeared later.
Leukorrhea or (leucorrhoea British English), also known as fluor albus, is a thick, whitish, yellowish or greenish vaginal discharge. It has also been referred to as "the whites". There are many causes of leukorrhea, the usual one being estrogen imbalance. The amount of discharge may increase due to vaginal infection, and it may disappear and reappear from time to time. This discharge can keep occurring for years, in which case it becomes more yellow and strong-smelling. It is usually a non-pathological symptom secondary to inflammatory conditions of the vagina or cervix.
Ayurveda has advised treatment for Leucorrhoea. Ayurvedic treatment of leucorrhoea includes internal medicines as well as external therapies.
Ovarian cysts are sacs, usually filled with fluid, in an ovary or on its surface. Females have two ovaries. One ovary is located on each side of the uterus.Ovarian cysts are common. Most of the time, you have little or no discomfort, and the cysts are harmless. Most cysts go away without treatment within a few months.
Most ovarian cysts cause no symptoms and go away on their own. But a large ovarian cyst can cause:
Ayurvedic is a holistic form of alternate medication that can be quite effective when it comes to treating ovarian cysts. This form of medication has negligible side effects and hence, can be prescribed to women of all ages. Apart from medication, Ayurveda also involves changes in lifestyle and diet. Ayurvedic herbs help balance the hormones in a woman’s body and thereby improve the overall functioning of the ovaries as well.
Breast cysts are fluid-filled sacs inside the breast. They are usually noncancerous (benign). You may have one or multiple breast cysts. A breast cyst often feels like a grape or a water-filled balloon, but sometimes a breast cyst feels firm.
Breast cysts don't require treatment unless a cyst is large and painful or uncomfortable. In that case, draining the fluid from a breast cyst can ease symptoms.
Although breast cysts can be found in women of any age, they're more common in women before menopause, typically under age 50. But they can be found in women of any age. Breast cysts also commonly occur in postmenopausal women who take hormone therapy.
Breast cysts may be found in one or both breasts. Signs and symptoms of a breast cyst include:
Since, breast cancer has less survival rates, it is absolutely essential for you to visit an Ayurvedic practitioner if you wish to get cured through Ayurvedic treatment.