PCOD is developed due to Hormonal imbalance and contribute to infertility in the body, genetics play a pivotal role. Collection of mature eggs in the ovaries as they cannot be discharged, these become cysts and some of the cysts cause to more cysts and this cycle goes on and leads to PCOD. Women will have too many male hormones and not enough female hormones, the disorder affects women in their reproductive age & teenagers between the ages of 18 and 44.

According to research, PCOD affects 116 million women around the globe. Improper lifestyle is the major reason for irregularity. If it is left untreated it affects woman’s menstrual cycle, to her appearance, to her ability to have children, to her overall health. It is appropriate to seek the advice if you have irregular or absent menstrual periods, abnormal or excessive hair growth, difficulty in getting pregnant, or any of the other changes.

It is scientifically said “Men may not have ovaries, but that doesn’t mean they can’t develop some of the features of polycystic ovary syndrome. It should really be seen as a metabolic disorder affecting men as well as women across the lifespan, rather than a female reproductive disorder with metabolic features”.

People often get confused between PCOS and PCOD. Both are related to ovaries. The polycystic ovarian disease is the milder form of the condition where the symptoms are mainly limited to ovaries and reproductive system. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is an advanced form of this condition, where the symptoms occur throughout the body in terms.

Symptoms:
● Acne
● Darkening of skin
● Abnormal growth of hair on face and body
● Irregular menstrual cycle
● Skin tags
● Thinning hair
● Weight gain
Stress

Precautions:
Healthy diet – Adding more greens, high fibre & protein vegetables in the meals.
● Avoid foods high in refined carbohydrates, sugary snacks, and drinks, inflammatory foods(processed).
● Regular Exercise.
Complications
● Abnormal uterine bleeding
● Psychological disorders like depression and eating disorders
● Endometrial cancer
● Hypertension
● Infertility
● Metabolic syndrome
● Miscarriage or premature birth
● Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis
● sleep apnoea

What causes PCOD:
● Excess androgen: Overproduction of androgen by ovaries causes may lead to hirsutism and acne.
● Excess production of insulin: Insulin hormone controls the blood sugar levels in the human body. When human cells become resistant to the action of insulin, the blood sugar level increases. As a result, the body produces an excess of insulin to control this increased blood sugar level. Excessive insulin production, in turn, increases the production of androgens which are the male hormones, otherwise very less in females. Increased androgen production causes difficulty with ovulation.
● Heredity: Certain genetic correlation may exist in women.
● Presence of low-grade inflammation: Women experiences a low-grade inflammation that may stimulate polycystic ovaries to produce androgens.

Treatment:
Best way to cure PCOD of the roots without any side effects is through Ayurveda remedies using natural herbal medication. Ayurveda treatment not only helps in correcting the current pathology at ovary but also avoids surgery(to promote ovulation) & the recurrence of the disease. It will take a longer period of time to heal completely but aims at Metabolism, Promoting ovulation, Regulating periods, Cyst dissolving action, Detoxification of the body, Strengthening and revitalizing the female reproductive system and regularizing menstrual cycles, Rectifying hormonal imbalance.

To know more in detail visit Chitrakoota Medical and Health Center, Kundapura, Udupi, Karnataka. The place that gives a solution for all your health concern.


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