AYURVEDIC APPROACH IN PCOS:- A CASE STUDY
*Dr. Susheela Choudhary and Dr. Sushila Sharma
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is multi-factorial and polygenic condition. It interferes with metabolic, endocrine and reproductive functions. It affects the pituitary - ovarian hormones and results in infertility, menstrual problems and excessive body hair growth in female. According to Ayurveda this type of clinical features found in Pushpaghni Jataharini and Nashtartva. Treatment of PCOS according to Ayurveda is mainly to correct hyperinsulinemia by using Pramehghna drugs, weight reduction through Vyayama, diet and drugs, give Yakritotejak drugs for the oestrogen clearance and to decrease its bio- availability and clear the Avarana by using Vatakapha nashaka drugs for the proper follicular genesis and ovulation.
Keywords: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Nashtartva, Nastpushpantak Rasa.
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