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Ayurveda For Pcos
Hi, my age is 5"4 and age is 32 years and weight 70 kg...On medicine Ayurveda to cure pcos since rwo years..Need to loose weight atleast ten kg ...
Eat less & exercise: The key to losing weight is to eat less, but not all calories are created equal. Sugars & simple carbs from grains esp cause weight gain. I like dr. Furhman's diet: www.Drfuhrman.Com/library/foodpyramid.Aspx dr. Weil has useful info: www.Huffingtonpost.Com/andrew-weil-md/carbohydrates-weight-loss_b_1937312.Html- see his "discuss that" link in his article. Exercise is also important. Good luck! ...Read more
Ayurveda programs follow the ancient Hindu science of medicine, and offer a holistic approach to health with the goal to help people live long, healthy, and well-balanced lives. The programs focus on the three basic energy types (doshas) found in every person, and work ...Read more
Ayurvedic: I am not aware of an association. Please go to Wikipedia and learn a lot about this topic and I think you will be more comfortable. I did not find anything that suggests Ayurvedic has any effect on PCOS. ...Read more
Saw new GYN. dx of pcos since 12. Dr said I don't have it since I still get period every month 25-40 day cycles even though I have most clinical sympt?
Hard to answer: 12 is usually too early to diagnose PCOS as most 12 year olds do not ovulate every month yet. PCOS is also something that people can grow out of on occasion. In order to diagnose PCOS a patient must have 2 out of the 3 following symptoms: irregular periods, signs of elevated testosterone (acne or hair growth) and polycystic ovaries on ultrasound. ...Read more
YOU must decide: The ayurveda is a remarkable compendium of ancient medical lore, but in today's era we cannot consider it evidence-based and at least some of it seems to be people's unreliable impressions. Life's too difficult already without your binding yourself too strictly to the educated guesses of prescientific people, though the community may offer you friendships and personal support. ...Read more
Fascinating: For scientific physicians, ayurveda is a prescientific medical system developed by people observing and making educated guesses. From my own reading, myrrh, ginseng, garlic, and ginko have interesting pharmaceutical properties. Most of us could not recommend them as supplement though some people do use them. Don't use ayurveda in place of evidence-based rx if you are seriously ill. Thanks 4 asking. ...Read more
Different symptoms: PCOS affects different people in different ways. There are different ways of responding to it depending upon your symptoms. Menstrual irregularity, obesity, infertility, excess hair growth, acne..... Each may benefit from a different treatment. Most people with PCOS don't need any treatment, however! ...Read more
Depends on goal: For 9 out of 10 patients, the #1 answer is weight loss. Also, if you are just trying to regulate cycles and bleeding, birth control pills are perfect. If you are trying to get pregnant, it may require more aggressive intervention such as metformin and/or medications to induce or augment ovulation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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