PCOS is faced by one in five women today. Here is what you need to know about PCOS and how homeopathy can help.
Hormonal disturbance is one of the basic causes of PCOS and its complexities. It is also known as ovarian cysts. Unlike other medical treatments, homeopathy helps to bring back this balance with minimal risks and side-effects.
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A woman is an all-rounder. She is a mother, wife, daughter, homemaker and also a professional. She jumps from one role to the other and makes it look so easy. Catering to everybody else’s needs, she is inclined to put everybody ahead of her own needs, health and well-being.
Women’s health and well-being issues have seen high spikes in recent times. Disorders in women vary from menstrual disturbances to serious cases of malignancies. Polycystic ovary syndrome is one among the common cases seen in women.
Not many cases of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have shown successful results with the help of conventional medicine.
Confronting PCOS Complexities
PCOS is quite a challenge for young women. It is a very common problem among those in their reproductive age, which also leads to cases of infertility. Although the statistics of women affected with PCOS is 10 percent, women with difficulties in conceiving feel like they are alone in this journey.
PCOS and its complexities occur due to hormonal changes in the body. These changes also affect other bodily functions.
Irregular ovulation or menstruation, hair growth in different parts of the body, excessive effects of male hormones and weight issues are some of the issues that arise due to hormonal changes in the body.
PCOS can occur due to conditions like insulin - resistant diabetes. It causes imbalance and changes in the menstruation cycles. PCOS can also lead to the production of more testosterone by the adrenal glands. It leads to changes in ovulation pattern. There are many other complications that arise due to PCOS in women. Some of them are type-2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and endometrial cancer to name a few. Therefore, it is always wise to monitor and make necessary changes to treat PCOS as early as possible.
The treatment route for this disorder is to restore the changes that may occur in the body. Medicine will aim to bring back the normal menstrual cycle and fertility. It helps to lower the insulin level and control hair growth. Doctors aim to prevent endometrial cancer with drugs, dietary therapy and/or use of contraceptive pills. Since PCOS has not narrowed its root cause, these medications and treatments are temporary fixes and cannot really eradicate the problem altogether.
Research has brought new methods that seem to have an effective impact against this disorder. One such method of treatment comes from homoeopathy (Click here). It has proven to show better results than other conventional ways of treatment.
Signs of PCOS
Some of the most common symptoms of PCOS (Click here) are seen through irregular period cycles, excessive hair, acne and infertility. In normal maturation of a woman's ovum, the egg grows within a cyst in the ovary. PCOS prevents the growth of the egg and hence it is hard for women with this disorder to conceive.
A doctor will look into all your medical history, periods, reproduction and weight gain to treat your PCOS and its complexities.
A pelvic examination is used to determine the size of your ovary. The doctor will also examine other causes such as acne and hair growth.
There will be a series of blood tests to check your insulin, hormonal and glucose levels in your system.
Most often an ultrasound (USG) will help to determine the size of the ovaries which will help to diagnose and treat the patients in the right way.
It’s always good to consult a doctor if you think you might be showing any symptoms of the disorder. This is the best way to diagnose and treat PCOS rather than going for other personal methods.
Treatment Through Homeopathy
A woman’s body functions in a unique manner. Hence, even their health issues are distinct and challenging to find the right method of treatment. The treatment journey through homeopathy has very little side-effect to the body and hence it is considered as one of the best forms of medicine.
Women wear their hair with pride. Hair loss is a devastating thought for any woman. It can also be symptoms of underlying health issues like diabetes and thyroid problems. But at the same time, women feel anxious and unattractive with the presence of hair in areas that are ought not to have any, such as their face and hands.
Since most medical research shows the underlying problem related to PCOS is the presence of hormonal imbalance, homoeopathy also leans towards correcting this imbalance in the system. This medical journey on the other hand also has fewer side-effects. Homoeopathy uses very less surgical and other invasive methods to do the treatment. A lot of positive effects are seen through this method like regular periods, increased chances of pregnancy and preventing PCOS recurrence.
A study shows that 83 per cent of women have seen great improvement in their condition using homoeopathy as a method of treatment for PCOS and its complexities.
Staying Healthy and Preventing PCOS
- Follow a fun and easy workout pattern that you can do regularly.
- Stay away from processed foods. This may lead to PCOS as well as hair loss.
- Reduce the tension on your insulin levels by cutting down the element of sugar from your diet.
- Stick to healthy, hot food instead of cold meals as this could affect your metabolism.
- Social habits like smoking and consumption of alcohol can lead to hormone imbalance and infertility.
- Use flax seed and soya in your diet. While flax seed helps to promote hair growth, soya helps to bring good hormone balance.