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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 10-13

Management of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) by Yoga and Siddha intervention - A case study


Siddha Clinical Research Unit, Sri Jayachamarejendra Govt. Ayurvedic Hospital Campus, Dhanvantri Road, Bengaluru - 560009, India

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R Thilagavathi
Siddha Clinical Research Unit, Sri Jayachamarejendra Govt. Ayurvedic Hospital Campus, Dhanvantri Road, Bengaluru - 560009
India
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Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder among women in reproductive age. PCOS often develop around the time of first menstrual period during puberty. PCOS, a multisystem disease, is a major reason for female infertility around the world. Menstrual irregularity and the evidences of hyperandrogenism are the characteristics features of PCOS. A 23-year-old female with complaints of irregular menstruation, severe acne in the face visited Siddha Clinical Research Unit, Bengaluru in January 2018.History revealed that she was suffering from PCOS since 2010 and she was under allopathic treatment since then. She was subjected to Ultrasonogram (USG)- abdomen once in 6 monthsduring allopathy treatment, results showed no remarkable changes in USG – abdomen and PCOS persists. The patient was treated with Siddha medicines –Elathy chooranam, Arumuga chenduram along with Yoga (Salabhasanam, Pranayamam) for 30 minutes twice a day. There was a notable difference in USG abdomen and menstrual cycle after 1-year treatment with Siddha medicines and Yoga. This case demonstrates that PCOS can be well managed with Siddha medicines integrated with Yoga.


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