Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS
) is a condition in which a woman’s levels of the sex hormones estrogen
are out of balance
. This leads to the growth of ovarian cysts
(benign masses on the ovaries). PCOS can affect a women’s menstrual cycle, fertility
, cardiac function, and appearance.
Cause of PCOS is unknown, doctors believe that hormonal imbalances and genetics play a role. Women are more likely to develop PCOS if their mother or sister also has the condition.
Symptoms of PCOS typically start soon after a woman begins to menstruate for the first time. The type and severity of symptoms varies from person to person. Symptoms can be
excessive hair on the face, chest, stomach, thumbs, or toes
decrease in breast size
Hormonal study, Thyroid profile, USG etc are required to rule out.
Diet and Yoga
are important parts of managing PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
. Knowing the right foods to eat as well as the kinds of food to limit can improve the way you feel. It will also help you lose weight. Eating well, staying active, and maintaining a healthy weight (or losing even a small amount of weight if you’re overweight) can improve PCOS symptoms.
Green, leafy vegetables Non–starchy fresh vegetables such as broccoli, spinach and carrots.
Fruit like cherries, plums, pears, apples, dried apricots, grapes, coconut, coconut milk, kiwi, orange juice, prunes will be helpful.
Avoid more sugary and carbohydrate foods, fast-food, preservatives containing packed foods, alcohol and coffee.
Yoga can play important role in the prevention and management of polycystic ovarian syndrome.
Follow the following under guidance of expert:
Bhadrasana (Butterfly pose)
Sun Salutation (Surya Namaskar)
Bhujangasana (Cobra pose)
Warrior pose (Superman pose)
Chakki Chalanasana (moving the grinding wheel)
Detoxification with Panchkarma Procedures as per the condition will help you.
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