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Ayurvedic Management For PCOD

 A hormonal disorder causing enlarged ovaries with many small cysts on the outer edges.

Hormonal changes in PCOD

Normally female ovary produces little quantity of androgen(male hormone). In PCOD the ovum does not get matured properly and the follicle undergoes a cyst(fluid-filled sac). These cysts enhance the production of Androgen.

The hormonal changes may lead to

  1. Infertility
  2. Type 2 diabetes
  3. Heart disease
  4. Cholesterol abnormalities
  5. Endometrial cancer
  6. Sleep disorder
  7. Mood disorder


The exact causes are unknown. The contributory factors are,

  1. Genetic factors
  2. Excessive androgen
  3. Excessive insulin
  4. Low-grade inflammation
  5. Obesity


Some female starts seeing symptoms at the time of their first menstruation cycle. Some of them get at the time of putting weight and some of them get at the time of not getting pregnant.

Common signs and symptoms are,

  1. Irregular menstruation
  2. Delayed or absence of menstruation
  3. Heavy menstrual bleeding
  4. Excessive hair growth especially on face, back, belly, and chest
  5. Acne especially on the face, chest, and upper back.
  6. Weight gain
  7. Hair loss
  8. Acanthosisnigricans( skin darkening) especially on neck, in the groin, and under the breast.


  1. Panchakarma therapies like Vamana, virechana, uttaravasthi, and yogavsthi
  2. Yoga
  3. Proper diet
  4. Internal medication
  5. Lifestyle modification
  6. Exercises


  1. Oily and spicy food
  2. Adultered milk product
  3. Excess consumption of carbohydrates
  4. Packed food items
  5. High G.I food