PCOS – LEADING CAUSE OF INFERTILITY – A SUCCESSFUL CASE REPORT
*Dr. Nanda K. O. and Dr Poornima Jalawadi
Infertility results from diseases of the reproductive system that impair the body’s ability to perform basic reproductive function. It is defined as the failure to achieve a successful pregnancy after 12 months or more of regular unprotected intercourse (American Society for Reproductive Medicine, 2008a). 10-15% of the reproductive aged population is infertile, and men and women are equally affected. PCOS affecting approximately 5-10% of women of reproduction age leading to Infertility. Infertility treatment is a complex process influenced by numerous factors. Important considerations include duration of infertility, a couple’s age (especially the female’s), and diagnosed cause. Additionally, the level of distress experienced by a couple should be taken into account. In this paper PCOS successful case report with its management through Ayurvedic Shodana as well as Shamana Chikitsa is explained.
Keywords: Infertility, PCOS, Shodana.
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