Management of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome by Ayurvedic Formulations and Yogic Intervention – A Case Report
PCOS is characterized by biochemical hyperandrogenism, often associated with ovulatory disorders but the exact pathophysiology remains unclear. As PCOS is a metabolic disorder, Vishama Ahara and Vihara cause impairment of the function of Agni (digestive fire) at various levels is a major etiological factor of PCOS as per Ayurveda. In the present study 19 years old, an unmarried female was diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome based on clinical parameters, laboratory investigation and ultrasonographic findings. She has been treated with Ayurvedic formulations i.e. Chitrakadi Vati (250 mg) Triphala kwath (40 ml), Rajpravartani Vati (250 mg), Triphala Guggulu (250 mg), Syp Fetone (2 tsp), Hingvastak Churna (5 mg) twice a day and Mridu Virechan with Erand tail starting with 10ml and end with 30ml. Along with medicines a regular Yoga protocol including Asana (Joint movements, Strengthening and Digestive & abdominal group series), Kriya (Kapalbhati), Pranayama, meditation, and relaxation for a minimum of 6 hours a week with diet modifications. After the treatment patient showed significant symptomatic improvement and had regular menstruation, normal BMI along with improved sleep pattern.
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