PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) is a gynecological condition wherein small fluid-filled cysts develop on the ovaries. This endocrine disorder is commonly seen in women of reproductive age. PCOS is a serious problem where women’s hormones go out of balance and due to which they face symptoms like irregular periods, infertility, obesity, hair loss, enlarged ovaries and many others. Though PCOS is not a life-threatening disease, it increases the risk of several chronic health problems like cardiovascular diseases, hypertension (high BP), sleep apnea and also diabetes. Hence treating it is very essential and for all the women out there suffering from PCOS, Homeopathy treatment works as a boon.
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PCOS also was known as Stein-Leventhal syndrome, as discussed, is an endocrine disorder commonly seen in women nowadays. “Poly” in the name literally means “many” and women with PCOS develop many cysts on their ovaries due to abnormal estrogens and progesterone levels and which further influences ovulation and leads to infertility. PCOS affects metabolism and leads to several health problems and even influence their appearance. This female disorder not just affects women physically but also affects psychologically.
Types of PCOS
PCOS is broadly classified into different types namely
- Insulin resistant PCOS
- Inflammatory PCOS or Immune-related PCOS
- Pill-induced or post-pill PCOS
- Environmental PCOS
What are the causes of PCOS?
The exact cause of PCOS is still not clear and it is believed to be triggered by several factors including
- Hormonal imbalance
- Sedentary lifestyle
- Unhealthy diet
- Excess androgen levels
- Insulin resistance
- Low-grade inflammation
What are the symptoms of PCOS?
PCOS symptoms differ for each woman based on the type and severity of the condition. Here are few symptoms that are commonly seen in women suffering from PCOS
- Weight gain
- Irregular menstruation
- Hair thinning
- Problem conceiving
- Depression/ Anxiety/ Mood swings
- Enlarged ovaries due to the development of cysts
- Sleeping disorders
- Pain in the pelvic region
- A headache
What are the possible health risks associated with PCOS?
Below are few health risks associated with PCOS
- Diabetes especially gestational diabetes
- Premature deliveries or miscarriages
- High cholesterol levels
- Different Cancers
- Metabolic syndrome
- Inflammation of liver
How Homeopathy treats PCOS?
Homeopathy treatment for PCOS does wonders. Passionate homeopaths provide most suitable, natural and safe remedies for PCOS after careful examination of women symptoms, severity and health condition. These remedies work by correcting the underlying roots of the problem such as hormonal imbalance, excess androgen levels, and others. Homeopathy treatment not just treats the particular problem but aims at overall wellbeing.