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Ayurvedic treatment for PCOS in Kerala

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disturbance affecting women between 15 to 30 years of age.  PCOS is a condition where a hormonal imbalance affects follicular growth during the ovarian cycle causing the affected follicles to remain in the ovary. The retained follicle forms into a cyst and with each ovarian cycle a new cyst is formed leading to multiple ovarian cysts.  Women suffering from PCOS often present with other associated symptoms including hirsutism – excessive body hair, menstrual disturbances, acne, and obesity. Ayurvedic treatment for PCOS in Kerala, it’s important to choose a reputable Ayurvedic center or practitioner with experience in treating hormonal disorders. They should have proper certifications and a good reputation. Additionally, inform your healthcare provider about any Ayurvedic treatments you are undergoing to ensure a coordinated and safe approach to managing your health.

Ayurveda holds that three “doshas”—Vata, Pitta, and Kapha—circulate throughout the body and support vital activities. In healthy individuals, all three doshas are in perfect harmony. According to Ayurveda, any imbalance in the three forces of energy can lead to diseases.

Ayurvedic texts mention the presence of Shukra dhatu (semen) in both men and women. Shukra dhatu plays a vital role in maintaining the health of the reproductive system. Shukra dhatu is like a mix of the male hormone androgen and the female hormone estrogen. Any imbalance in Shukra dhatu can cause infertility.

An imbalance in the doshas can affect the efficiency of the Shukra dhatu. When “doshas” affect the efficiency of the Shukra dhatu in women, it leads to excess production of male hormones and other symptoms of PCOS such as the appearance of cysts in the ovaries. 

Ayurvedic treatment has a holistic approach to the management of PCOS. Instead of a one-size-fits-all strategy, PCOS patients receive individualized treatments. Such a personalized approach helps in re-balancing the hormones naturally. Ayurvedic therapy focuses on balancing tissue nutrition, rectifying the imbalance of dosha-bio-energies that govern the body, and boosting metabolism. Ayurvedic therapies also help in gradual and wholesome weight loss, reduce hair, and facial hair growth, and reduce acne.

Thus, Ayurvedic therapy not only helps in controlling PCOS, it also helps in restoring health and well-being.

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    for Panchakarma treatment Dr.Jyothi B.A.M.S

    Ayurveda indeed emphasizes a holistic approach to health, considering various aspects beyond just the absence of disease. It takes into account the balance of doshas (biological energies), proper functioning of Dhatus (tissues), healthy Agni ( digestive fire) and normal Malakriya (elimination). Additionally, it acknowledges the importance of a Prasanna Atma (content soul), balanced Indriya ( sensory organs), and a tranquil Manas (mind) in achieving overall well-being. This holistic perspective is a fundamental principle of Ayurvedic medicine, which helps one to cure from the core inside.
    What Is Panchakarma?
    The word Panchakarma is derived from two words: Pancha, which means five, while Karma means procedure and is five treatments that include curative, preventive and promotive actions for various diseases. Some acharyas also use the word Pancha Shodana ( five purificatory), which means five purificatory therapy.
    Acharya Charaka and Vagbhata consider the following as Panchakarma’s;
    Vamana– Emesis
    Virechana– purgation therapy
    Niruha vasti- enema with decoction
    Anuvasana vasti– enema with oil
    Nasya– nasal instillation.
    While, according to Susrutha Acharya – Father of surgery in Ayurveda, since he deals with surgery, he has given an equal importance to blood along with the Tridoshas, so he has included Raktamokshana (bloodletting procedure) to eliminate the vitiated blood as one among the Panchakarma.
    Vamana – Emesis Treatment
    In this treatment, the accumulated toxins are removed by means of vomiting. The person is made to vomit by giving medicines called Vamanaushada. Vamana treatment is usually indicated in Kapha dosha imbalance diseases.
    Vamana is performed in two ways mainly:-
    Sadhyo Vamana– instant therapeutic vomiting
    Purvakarmayukta Vamana/ Vamana– therapeutic Vomiting.
    Here, Sadhyo Vamana is a one-day procedure in which the patient is administered with Kashayam (Decoction) or milk in order to induce vomiting and expel the doshas and toxins from the body.
    Classical Vamana is a collaborative effort where a patient must go through various procedure phases. Like snehapanam, svedanam, samsarjana karma etc.,
    So, this procedure takes around 15 to 18 days to complete. The days depend on the disease’s condition and the patient’s digestive fire.
    Generally, it takes around 15 to 18 days to complete the procedure.
    Now let’s see the phases a patient undergoes while Vamana;

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