Homoeopathy in PCOS
Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a syndrome, not a symptom. It comprises of no egg formation, high levels of male hormones, and multiple water filled cysts in ovaries. In the current times it affects number of women of the child bearing group and is a leading cause of infertility. There is no specific cause for PCOS. Symptoms of PCOS are irregular menses, obesity, excess hair growth, difficulty to conceive, dark, rough skin and acne. PCOS is often associated with diabetes, hypertension, heart disease and mood disorders.
Homoeopathy helps patients with PCOS in management of the symptoms and improvement in the ovarian functions. Homoeopathic medicines are deep acting and they work on the psycho- neuro- endocrine axis which helps correct the hormonal imbalance of PCOS.
It is extremely important to follow a healthy diet and exercise regimen for a PCOS patient. Maintaining an ideal body weight is a must. Homoeopathic remedies along with dietary modifications and regular exercise bring about positive changes in the concurrent conditions of PCOS like diabetes, hypertension, and mood disturbances.
Homoepathic medicines do not have adverse side effects and hence can be taken on a long term basis without any harm. There are many accounts of women conceiving only with homeopathic treatment without any hormonal or surgical intervention. Hence patients of PCOS should consult a seasoned homeopathic physician and benefit from homoeopathy.