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International Journal of Pharmacognosy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Vol. 5, Issue 2, Part A (2023)

A review article on polycystic ovarian syndrome: Both ayurvedic and modern concept

Author(s):

Dr. Mehak Sagar, Dr. Swathi C, Dr. Venkata Ratnakar L, Dr. Amrutha and Dr. Ashutosh Chaturvedi

Abstract:

Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a heterogeneous, lifelong, multisystemic endocrinopathy. It is diagnosed by two out of three criteria i.e. Hyperandrogenism (Hirsutium, Acne), Oligo/anovulation and polycystic ovaries. This disease involves series of progressive disorders characterized by Insulin resistance, Premature adrenarche, Heart disease, Obesity, Infertility, Diabetes mellitus, Dyslipidemia, Endometrial hyperplasia, Cancer. Many females with Pcos give history of infrequent cycles, Acne, Acanthosis nigricans, Hirsutism. In Ayurveda, the exact disorder is not explained but its symptoms can be correlated with Artavakshaya (Oligomenorrhoea), Anartav (Amenorrhea/Anovulation), Vandhya yonivyapad (Infertility), Pushpaghni jataharini, Atisthula (Obesity), Atiloma (Hirsutism), Madhumeha (Insulin resistance). So, the possible line of treatment involves Nidana parivarjana, Dinacharya-Ritucharya, Samsodhana, Samshamana chikitsa.

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International Journal of Pharmacognosy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
How to cite this article:
Dr. Mehak Sagar, Dr. Swathi C, Dr. Venkata Ratnakar L, Dr. Amrutha and Dr. Ashutosh Chaturvedi. A review article on polycystic ovarian syndrome: Both ayurvedic and modern concept. Int. J. Pharmacognosy Pharm. Sci. 2023;5(2):10-11. DOI: 10.33545/27067009.2023.v5.i2a.126
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