Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

PCOS means the Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, which has become the most common hormonal disorder in the females of reproductive age group (between 8-44). It has become the most severe gynaecological problem now a days.

Symptoms:

Symptoms of PCOS start after menarche in most of the girl. However it doesn’t get noticed until sudden weight gain. In another cases it may noticed by substantial weight gain mostly in later phase of life. PCOS run in the families. So if your mother or sister have this problem, then chances are high for PCOS. Obesity, Insulin resistance are also predisposing factors for PCOS. Symptoms related to PCOS that needs a rain check are:

  • Absence of periods, Irregular periods or scanty periods
  • Infertility
  • Unexplained weight gain, especially around the west
  • Excessive or unwanted hair growth on face, neck, chest and abdomen.
  • Thinning of hair on the scalp or severe hair fall
  • Skin problems like acne, darkening of skin or dandruff.
  • Anxiety or depression

Causes:

Hormonal imbalances and genetics are two important factor for PCOS. Women are more likely to develop PCOS if their mother or sister also has the condition.

Overproduction of the hormone androgen might be another contributing factor. Androgen is mainly a male sex hormone that women’s bodies also produce in small quantity. But Women with PCOS produce higher level of androgen than normal. This affects the development and release of eggs during ovulation. Higher level of insulin may causes PCOS.

Homeopathy treatment:

Homeopathy treats the disease in most natural way and cures it permanently while having no side effects. Homeopathy treats a patient as a whole where both physical and mental approach are being considered during treatment. It removes the disease from its root, and complete cure is achieved. Homeopathy treatment for PCOS, is the safest way to treat a patient and it doesn’t contain any hormonal pills. Hence, you don’t have to worry about ill effects of hormonal treatment. It restores the menstrual cycle and help to balance it, in a most gentle and natural way.  Treatment of PCOS require frequent clinical follow-ups and may take some time to cure it. Results should not be expected in few days as it requires complete observation, related to the change of symptoms in the patient.

Pulsatilla:

When the menses are late or scanty or absent. Pulsatilla is often suited to young girls in whom the problem starts at puberty itself. There are changeable moods in which patient is happy at one moment and sad, the very next moment.

Sepia:

The menses are irregular. In some cases they are too late and scanty while in others they are early and profuse. Patient’s nature is irritable and indifferent. Taking care of family becomes their least of interests.

Graphites:

The patient is often of a stout build or is fat. They always feel chilly and cannot bear cold. The menses are too late and are pale and scanty.