Pcod is also known as stein leventhal syndrome,is a hormonal problem that causes womwn to have a vatiety of symptoms like delayed or less menstruation, wt.gain, headache,etc.
No one quit sure what causes pcod.although women with pcod is not inherited from sister /mother. The overies of women,frequently contains small cysts,of multiple,hence the name.It is known that the ovaries of women with pcod produce excess amount of male hormone,known as androgen.This excessive production of male hormones,may be a result of the abnormalities in insulin production. "Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), also called hyperandrogenic anovulation (HA), or Stein-Leventhal syndrome is one of the most common endocrine disorders among females. PCOS has a diverse range of causes that are not entirely understood, but there is strong evidence that it is largely a genetic disease.
PCOS produces symptoms in approximately 5% to 10% of women of reproductive age (approximately 12 to 45 years old). It is thought to be one of the leading causes of female subfertility and the most frequent endocrine problem in women of reproductive age. Finding that the ovaries appear polycystic on ultrasound is common, but it is not an absolute requirement in all definitions of the disorder.
The most common immediate symptoms are anovulation, excess androgenic hormones, and insulin resistance. Anovulation results in irregular menstruation, amenorrhea, and ovulation-related infertility. Hormone imbalance generally causes acne and hirsutism. Insulin resistance is associated with obesity, Type 2 diabetes, and high cholesterol levels. The symptoms and severity of the syndrome vary greatly among affected women."
• Acne, oily skin
• Enlarged ovary with multiple small cyst.
• Anovulation (lack of ovulation and there fore infertility)
• Dysfunctional uterine bleeding.
• Excess hair growth in male pattern, infertility.
• Insulin resistance.
• Male pattern hair loss,and fat depotion.
• Weight gain, central obesity.
In ayurveda, acharya sushrut has mentioned bandhya, a type of yonivyapad, whose symptoms are amenorrea/oligomenorrea. Similarly, acharya ccharak has described arajaska, a yonivyapad indicating amenorrea. Acombination of classical history, close observation of patient, and the following investigation are important tools to confirm a case of polycystic ovarian disease. Treatment The treatment principle is to clear obstruction in the pelvis,normalize metabolism,assist cleansing,and regulate the menstrual system. We provide specialized.
for this disorder and is curable with in 45 days of treatment effectively.