Ayurvedic approach in Infertility due to PCOS (Anovulatory cycle)
a single case study
Keywords:Keywords: Infertility, PCOS, vandhayatwa
Introduction: Infertility is failure to conceive after 1 year of regular unprotected coitus. Female infertility responsible for 45% of all etiology. As per WHO infertility may be primary or secondary. Primary infertility where patient have not gotten pregnant after having coitus for at least a year without using contraceptive. Secondary infertility is where couple who have been able to conceive at least once but currently failure to do so. Vandhayatwa is a term used in ayurveda to explain infertility. According to ayurveda causes of vandhayatwa, it is the abnormality of Kshetra, Ambu, Ritu, Beeja & Mana. Any abnormality in these factors leads to vandhayatwa. PCOS is a common reproductive endocrine condition that effects around 5% of women. In this, ovaries produce excessive levels of androgens which causes infertility, irregular menstruation, hirsutism etc. In present study a female aged 30yr diagnosed as vandhayatwa due to PCO with a marital life of 2yr, tried with OI (Ovulation induction) six times but failed, came to Government ayurveda hospital for the further management. Aims and objectives: The goal of this study is to determine the role of yoga vasti in PCOS as well as to establish it as a safer and inexpensive ayurvedic therapeutic option. Methodology: A single case of infertility due to PCOS is selected from the OPD of Prasuthi & stree roga department (government ayurveda hospital, Hyderabad). Results: Patient conceived after 3 cycles of ayurvedic medications and procedures. Discussion: The role of ayurvedic therapies and medication shown a great result in management of infertility along the subsidence of menstrual irregularities and growth of healthy follicles and its rupture leading to pregnancy.
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