What is PCOS
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that affects a woman’s hormone levels.
Women with PCOS produce more male hormones than normal which results in facial and body hair growth and baldness. Irregular periods is the most prominent symptom of PCOS. According to research, women with PCOS have difficulty in getting pregnant. Later on, they have more chances to have diabetes and heart diseases.
Symptoms of PCOS
What are the first signs of PCOS?
If your periods is skipped then this is the first symptom of PCOS. Unless, you had an unprotected intercourse which might be an indication of pregnancy.
How do you know when you have PCOS?
It is always the best to visit your gynecologist after you notice irregularities in your menstrual cycle. Sometimes, other issues like sudden weight loss or stress can also delay your periods. A delay of 7-8 days is considered normal.
What are the symptoms of PCOS?
- Irregular Periods
- Heavy Bleeding
- Hair Growth
- Weight Gain
- Excessive Oily Skin & Acne
- Male Pattern Baldness
- Darkening of Skin
Your doctor can easily diagnose with your medical history. A physical exam will include checking for signs of excess hair growth, insulin resistance and acne.
Can PCOS be cured?
How to Treat PCOS naturally?
There are different researches available on the internet regarding the cure. According to some researches, the symptoms can be improved however it cannot go away completely. According to Ayurveda, PCOS can be cured with some herbs.
A lot of herbs can improve period irregularities, such as Fumitory leaf, Neem leaf Chicory seed, Ajwain, Indian Catmint, Fennel seed, Juniper berry, Yarrow, Babul bark, Banyan tree Arial roots, Celery seed, and Chamomile etc.
These seeds have been linked to slight increases in estrogen, improved hormone metabolism, fewer hot flashes, reduced vaginal dryness, and better overall quality of life in menopausal and postmenopausal women.
Following herbal teas are great for PCOS:
PCOS Diet Plan
* Add dry fruits, seeds, fresh fruits, milk or yogurt in your morning diet. You can also add greens in your diet. Avoid fried and processed food.
* Add Sea food in your lunch or dinner. Try to completely avoid Chicken, you can replace that with Mutton or Beef.
* You can also add Beans, Chickpeas, Pulses in your diet. They are rich in protein. Try to avoid eggs and chicken as they are given hormonal injections which can affect your uterus.
* Avoid artificial sugar like sweets and frizzy drinks, rather stick to fresh fruits and juices.