Efficacy of Ayurveda Treatment modalities in the management of Poly Cystic Ovarian Disease: A case report
Polycystic Ovarian Disease (PCOD), an endocrine illness affects women of reproductive age and alters their metabolism. Because of sedentary behaviors, a diet high in fast food, and an unhealthy lifestyle, PCOD has developed into a lifestyle disorder. Although the exact origin of PCOD is unknown, high levels of obesity, stress, insulin, hormonal disturbance are the main contributors. Menstrual irregularities, Oligomenorrhea, Acne, Hirsutism, Hair loss, weight gain and disturb bowel habit are some of the signs and symptoms of PCOD. Although PCOD isn't mentioned specifically in the Ayurveda texts, but it can correlate clinically with Nastaartava. Bio-cleansing therapy is mentioned in the texts to treat PCOD and Ayurveda can help to manage this type of issues. Here in this case Virechan Karma (Therapeutic purgation) along with oral medication Aarogyavardhini Vati 2 tablets (each 500mg) and Triphala Churna 3 gm at night with luke warm water was administered. The result was assessed on the basis of clinical symptoms relief and USG report. The current case study illustrates that the Ayurvedic therapy approach can be used to address PCOD.
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