A CONCEPTUAL STUDY OF PCOD RELATED WITH AYURVEDA
Dr. Jamuna Uranw*, Dr. Gitanjali Sasmal and Dr. Vinay Bharadwaj
God has gifted women with rare and unique phenomenon of giving rise to offspring's. To effectively fulfill the above aim, nature has conferred special anatomical and physiological characteristics in the women which are collectively referred to as Streekarbhav. There is huge change of diet and lifestyle in modern civilization. There is daily interaction with incompatible foods, synthetic medicines and. environmental factors that result in several clinical manifestation. There are certain abnormal conditions where the capability of fertility is hampered and Acharya Sushruta has mentioned to Artavakshaya or â€œNastartavaâ€. PCOD or syndrome is a condition characterised by hyperandrogenism, menstrual disturbances, obesity, hirsutism and infertility. It is a health problem that effects three in ten women of the child bearing age group. Mentrual disturbance include amenorrhoea, oligomenorrhoea and irregular mentruation which further leads to infertility. For PCOS diet, exercise, and oral contraceptives are reasonable preventative therapies.
Keywords: PCOD, Artava kshaya, Obesity.
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