POLYCYSTIC OVARIAN DISEASE (PCOD) AND SCOPE OF HOMEOPATHY IN ITS TREATMENT
Introduction It also called as polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). It is group of symptoms related to more than one system of body. Prevalence of Polycystic ovarian disease is increasing now days as lifestyle is modifying. PCOS can present in any age during the reproductive years. It causes infertility if it is associated with absent menstrual periods, lack of ovulation. Not all women with PCOS have polycystic ovaries (PCO), nor do all women with ovarian cysts have PCOS. PCOS can be helped with Homeopathic medicines. If the Homeopathic remedy is selected correctly then the hormonal imbalance in PCOS can be corrected.
Causes Hereditary if any family history of PCOD. Disturbed hormonal balance in body particularly Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) Luteinizing hormone (LH) Androgen secreted by ovary Estrogen and progesterone secreted by ovaries Obesity Hypothyroidism Insulin resistance diabetes.
Symptoms Common symptoms Irregular, scanty, or absent menstrual periods. Masculine look in females. Growing of unwanted hairs on chin above upper lips Acne pustular or red on face related to menses. Obesity Severe abdomen and back pain before, during menses It can be associated with diabetes type 2, hypothyroidism. Infertility Skin eruptions like acanthuses nigricans Serum insulin and resistance resistance levels are significantly higher in subjects having PCOS but have no significant effect on fertility. It can be controlled with medicine. Dos /Don’ts
Successful weight loss is the most effective method of restoring normal ovulation/menstruation, but many women find it very difficult to achieve. Start Diet control, consulting expert
Investigations Ultrasonography of abdomen Complete blood count ,ESR Lipid profile Investigating hormonal levels in body Role of Homeopathy in PCOD Homeopathy offers tremendous scope in the treatment of PCOD. Functional changes in hormonal level and their secretion can be treated by homeopathy. Complication of PCOD can be resisted with regular treatment of homeopathy. Emotional health gets disturbed and Homeopathic medicine will take care of it in gentle way without producing any side effects. In insulin resistant Diabetes require team work with other faculty of medicine expert for limited period to avoid unwanted complication. Homeopathic medicine is to be taken after consulting Homeopathic physician. Homeopathic treatment stimulates the ones own system to regularize the secretion of hormone. Thus it helps in normalizing the imbalance created by the disease. While taking case the Homeopathic physician takes the detail history. This history consists of both physical and mental plane of the patient. After this constitutional medicine is prescribed to delay and prevent the progression of the disease. Homeopathy medicine should be taken after consulting Homeopathic physician.