Understanding Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) & How to Manage It – Heal at Healthville - Healthville

Understanding Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) & How to Manage It – Heal at Healthville

by in Blog March 14, 2022

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, also known as PCOS, is a complex women’s ailment that can significantly affect the quality of life. PCOS impacts a woman’s ability to conceive and maintain pregnancy. It also negatively impacts a woman’s self-esteem by creating conditions of obesity, high issues, acne and more. Not only the individuals who have not been diagnosed with this condition but also individuals who have been diagnosed with PCOS, sadly, there is a huge lack of awareness and understanding of PCOS among people. Whether it’s due to the lack of research in PCOS, lack of attention due to the gender bias in the medical industry, or complexity associated with the name of the condition itself, multiple unpopular scenarios have constantly been pushing this lack of awareness further to the unwanted new heights.

False Implications Associated with PCOS 

Contrary to the name Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, the condition doesn’t develop in ovaries, and it’s not even related to ovaries either. It’s a metabolic condition occurred due to insulin resistance and high systemic androgens. A PCOS ovary develops immature follicles due to hormonal imbalance, which will not mature and ovulate.

Symptoms of PCOS 

Common Symptoms

* Irregular or Absent of Periods

* Weight Gain

* Acne

* Excessive Hair Growth or Hirsutism

* Fertility Complications

Lesser-Known Symptoms of PCOS

* Fatigue

* Anxiety or Depression

* Skin Tags

* Dark Skin Patches

* Skin Tags

* Sleep Disorder

* Low Libido

* Risk of Miscarriage

* Breastfeeding Issues

* Higher Risk of Diabetes for the Baby After Birth

What Causes PCOS? 

* Insulin resistance results in the production of androgens (male hormone) to become high and can trigger the production of testosterone.

* Lower amount of SHBG (sex hormone-binding globulin), which results in the inability of binding excessive testosterone.

* Imbalance in FSH: LH ratio, which is crucial for ovulation and maintaining a lower testosterone rate in a female body.

* Affected progesterone and oestrogen hormone imbalance.

* Elevated DHEA hormone (Caused by stress)

* Inflammation

* Hormone and metabolism imbalance due to gut health.

How to Manage Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome with Naturopathic Remedies 

There are several options available to treat PCOS naturally. When treated holistically with naturopathy treatments and remedies, PCOS affected individuals are definitely going to experience the best results. Diet and lifestyle changes suggested by trusted naturopathy wellness centres such as Healthville are great for controlling insulin resistance and treating PCOS.

Doctors recommend at least 150 minutes of exercise every week and a low GI/GL diet (Glycaemic Index/Glycaemic Load) to address insulin resistance. A Diet low in inflammatory foods and rich in antioxidants also help with PCOS control. Make a goal for losing 5-10% of total body weight, and it will improve fertility rate and reduce the risk for diabetes. Nutrients such as activated B vitamins, vitamin D, magnesium and chromium can be extremely helpful to control PCOS. We suggest taking expert consultation from a renowned naturopathy wellness centre to prepare a nutrient-rich diet for your PCOS control.

Adding Omega-3 fatty acids such as algae oil and fish oil can also greatly help to control PCOS components such as inflammation and high cholesterol. Herbs rich with Berberine such as Phelledendron can help in improving insulin resistance and blood lipid levels. There is some evidence offered by researchers that Black Cohosh helps with PCOS treatment. Spearmint can also be used to reduce excessive androgens in the female body. As gut health is very important for PCOS control, consider a diet rich in diverse vegetables and probiotics.

For expert naturopathy treatment guidance with PCOS control, consider contacting our highly experienced naturopathy doctors at Healthville – Eastern India’s No.1 Naturopathy Centre today. Get your free doctor consultation by simply dialling +91-7008999277 now. You can also visit our website to get more details on our naturopathy treatments.

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