Ayurvedic management of Polycystic Ovarian Disorder - A case study
Keywords:Artava Dushti, Poly Cystic Ovarian Disorder, Kuberaksha Vati, Granthibhut Artava, Rasapachak Kwatha, Kalaonji powder
Background: Polycystic ovarian disease (PCOD) is a complex heterogeneous disorder with involvement of endocrinopathies. Ayurveda does not correlate the condition to a single disease or syndrome but the symptoms bears a resemblance to involvement of Vata and Kapha Doshas. Ayurveda treats Poly Cystic Ovarian Disorder by correcting basic disturbances in metabolism, by restoring ovulation naturally by speeding up growth of follicles. The line of treatment for PCOS patient depends on the body constitution of patient, causative factors and symptoms shown. Case report: A 25-years female patient with her husband aged 28 years reported the OPD of Prasuti Tantra evam Streeroga, with the complaints of dysmenorrhoea, scanty menses, delayed menses, acidity, hairfall, and general weakness. Her ultrasonography reports revealed poly cystic like appearance of ovaries. Her menstrual cycle was 2 days/ 45 days, scanty, painful with few clots. Obstetric history was nil. Patient was given Kuberaksha vati, Kalaonji powder, Rasapachak kwatha, Granthiraja powder, and Navayas Churna for 4 months with followup taken every month. Result: After treatment, patients menstrual cycle was set gradually to normal i.e. 28 days. Her interval between menses was reduced. Significant relief was achieved in complaints of dysmenorrhoea and clots. Even her USG findings showed normal appearance of ovaries after treatment. Conclusion: This case supports the importance of personalised medication in management of poly cystic disorder. It also emphasizes the significance of Kuberaksha vati, Kalaonji powder, Rasapachak kwatha, Granthiraja powder, and Navayas Churna in reducing subjective ad objective signs and symptoms of Poly Cystic Ovarian Disorder. Further large scale clinic trial scan be helpful for drawing further conclusions.
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