अल्प रज स्त्राव or Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) – Ayurveda Perspective

अल्प रज स्त्राव or Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) – Ayurveda Perspective

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) or अल्प रज स्त्राव  is the most common hormone abnormality of reproductive age in women & ignorant too. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome occurs mostly in reproductive age between 18 to 35 yrs. According to Ayurveda most common symptoms are Alpa Raj Strav & Aniyamit Strav. Actual menstrual flow is considered to be by product of Rasa Dhatu.

Menstrual cycle is called Rutukala. The Kapha Dosha dominates the 1st half of cycle whereas 2nd half is dominated by Pitta Dosha. And Vaat Dosha begins during the menstrual period.
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Cleanliness of genital organs
  • Garbhashay Lekhan Atiyog (D&C)
  • Mansik Karan
  • Ati Upvas (Extreme Fasting)
  • Ati Shit Annapan (Cold Beverages, ice creams etc.)
  • According to modern medicine science, hypothalamic pituitary functions abnormally which leads to high levels of hormones called androgens.That disturbs ovulatory process halting normal development of follices,which forms cysts(string of pearls outside border of ovary which leads to irregular menses
For balancing the flow:
  • Use Aganya Gunn Chiktasa like Madhur, Snigadh, Bruhan Aahar, Garbhashay Pooshan
  • Use Shatavari, Yashtimadhu, Ashwagandha, Sheerpaak or Kavat, Dashamul Arishta, Abaya Arishta
  • Fruits like Papaya, Banana, Pineapple, Coriander should be eaten
Following preventive measures can be considered to prevent Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome:
  • Cleanliness of genital organs
  • During menstrual bleeding pads are left unbothered for 6 to 8 hrs,which is the best time for micro-organisns to culture. So pads should be changed every 4 hrs
  • Plenty of water should be consumed
  • Mental stability (Yoga Meditation can be considered here)
  • Control of body weight especially abdominal fats
  • Have Light food, avoid oily,sugary syrups, bakery products
  • Practice Yoga Asanas such as Surya Namaskar, Bhujangasana, Naukasana, Dhanurasana etc.

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