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PCOS

1. Is Ayurveda safe for PCOS?

PCOS condition is a great threat to young women since it causes delayed periods and accounts to infertility. There are many line of treatments available for PCOS, but recent women have chosen a more natural cure through Ayurveda due to the threat of side-effects in other medicines. Many researches and reviews prove that Ayurveda can cure the condition in an effective and long-term manner. Ayurveda is cost-effective too.

Ayurvedic treatment relies much on dietary restriction and administering herbal remedies. It proves effective to deal with the root of the disease and gives a permanent solution to its multifold effects.

2. Treating PCOS naturally

PCOS is a condition that occurs due to the hormonal imbalance. This hormonal imbalance affects the follicular growth inside the ovary and makes the affected follicles stay inside the ovary. Abnormally high levels of male hormone is released which in turn causes many long-term effects to the body. PCOS is a complex metabolic disorder which involves:

  • Insulin resistance
  • High level of male hormone
  • Imbalance of LH- Luteinizing hormone
  • Imbalance of FSH- follicle stimulating hormone

Irregular menstrual cycle, obesity, persistent acne, abnormal hair growth, infertility, diabetes and cardio problems at higher extent are some risks involved in this disorder. Since it is a complex hormonal disorder, the root of the problem is to be treated instead of just suppressing the symptoms. Ayurveda helps in balancing the hormone imbalance, tissue nutrition and flushing the toxins out. The PCOS in Ayurveda is treated naturally through ideal diet and lifestyle recommendations. Herbs are prescribed for the hormone stabilizing and panchakarma to rejuvenate the whole body, mind and spirit.

3. How to cure PCOS without much side-effects?

Since the medication given for PCOS tries to restore the metabolic imbalance, the drugs causes many side-effects such as dizziness, abdominal cramps, headaches, nausea, bloating and so on. The contraceptives used for hormones are said to increase the risks of diabetes and cholesterol.

Hormone replacement therapy works by administering the hormones externally. This further puts your endocrine system to sleep. A hormone which is meant to be released naturally is supplemented externally, the body is put to inactive mode. This may temporarily cure the symptoms but definitely not the right treatment in a long run.

Ayurveda takes a wholesome approach to any problem and cures the condition gradually and effectively. Dietary and lifestyle advices, herbal supplements and panchakarma are some of the strategies involved in curing the disorder. The treatment plan is individualistic and customized to each patient's need in Ayurclinic.

4. Can Polycystic ovary treated in Ayurveda?

Absolutely! the age old ancient medicine system has some natural measures that eliminates the causes of PCOS. In Ayurvedic terms - Pushpaghni Rewati bears some symptoms in similarity with this disorder. After detailed assessment of the patient's physical, medical, family and mental history, Ayurveda decides on the treatment plan according to the patient's symptoms. Ayurveda takes the following approach -

  • Balancing doshas
  • Improving metabolism
  • Detoxification of whole body and cleansing the channels.
  • Strengthening the reproductive organs
  • Balancing the hormones
  • Purification therapies
  • Diet, lifestyle recommendations
  • Herbal supplements
  • Yoga

This principle of treatment is aimed at clearing the obstruction in pelvis, regulates the ovarian & endocrine function, reduces the androgens etc.

5. What is Ayurvedic concept of polycystic ovarian disease?

According to Ayurveda, PCOS is basically an imbalance of Kapha dosha . Taking a closer look,

Vata is responsible for following -


  • movement of follicles,
  • rupturing of the ovary wall to release the mature ovum
  • movement of ovum towards the uterus
  • movement of finger like projections that guide the ovum into the fallopian tube

Pitta is responsible for the action of hormones - the energy of transformation.

Kapha's heavy qualities are responsible for

  • nurturing the growth of follicle in ovarian cycle.
  • nourishing the development of tissues

PCOS occurs when kapha blocks vata and pitta thus obstructing the movement and suppressing the transformation. Due to the excessive kapha and ama stored in artavavaha srota - a channel that carries menstrual fluid and ovum - the vata in the ovarian cycle gets totally blocked. Due to vata blockage, Pitta gets blocked resulting in the disorder in the hormones that carry the energy of transformation. The stored kapha and ama expresses itself as cysts inside the ovary. Pitta aggravation manifests as acne and body hairs.

Thus Ayurveda takes a multiple approach in removing the toxins through purification therapy, herbal supplements and lifestyle changes. When the dosha gets balanced, the symptoms gradually disappear and get cured.

6. Can herbs cure the infertility caused by PCOS ?

Ayurvedic herbs can work wonders when taken regularly. Our ancestors has passed us a rich tradition of healing with natural herbs. PCOS is a aggravation of doshas along with the accumulation of ama. The hormone production and stabilization is achieved when pitta is balanced. When the ama and aggravated kapha is cleared from the ovarian channels, the eggs naturally mature and move to fallopian tubes and uterus. This automatically provides way for natural conception.

7. What is the duration of Ayurvedic treatment for PCOS ?

Ayurveda takes a holistic approach in its treatment methods. Initially the patient is completely assessed with the medical and personal history. A customized plan is drafted according to the intensity of the disorder. Any person taking the treatment vigorously can find changes in their symptoms within a span of 6 months.

8. Does Ayurveda cure long term infertility due to PCOS ?

Yes, We at Ayurclinic have taken patients who had PCOS problem for period of about 10 years and treated successfully.

9. Can Yoga cure PCOS?

Yoga has many subtle and deep impact on us than just physical cure. Yoga helps to free the accumulated stress in your system. Some asanas open up the pelvic area and help in improving the symptoms of PCOS. Meditation helps in calming the mind and curbs the further complication of the disorder. A regular and prolonged effort in yoga would help you to quit your worries of PCOS.

10. Has anyone got cured of PCOS by Ayurvedic treatment ?

We have seen a quite a number of people who got completely cured of their symptoms of PCOS and related disorders at Ayurclinic. Take a look at Case Studies on PCOS

11. Is Ayurvedic treatment a best choice for curing PCOS ?

Apart from being cost effective, Ayurvedic treatment assures a cure for PCOS without any side effects. While other treatments supplement the hormones externally, Ayurveda removes the blockages and suppression and enables your body supply the necessary hormone naturally. A holistic treatment makes yourself rejuvenated and makes your immune system better to fight other diseases too.

Contact AYURCLINIC – PCOS helpline

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