These days having Polycystic Ovary Syndrome or PCOS is not considered as normal, 1 out of 10 women of childbearing age suffering from this problem. PCOS is, when your male hormonal production is more than normal. This process is done by Adrenal glands and Ovaries. As a result, PCOS can affect your overall health Such as acne, hirsutism, weight gain, excessive hair growth on the face, stomach, thighs, and chest. It can even make an adverse effect on fertility as well. PCOS is found as fluid filled sac developed by ovaries.
As a cure for PCOS is still elusive, but many natural herbs and remedies can help you to manage the situation. Here is the list of some remedies.
Eat anti-inflammatory- first step to do is to cut down the inflammatory food from your diet. Eat anti-inflammatory food. Having a diet of anti-inflammatory food helps to reduce weight. Perfect weight management is the one requirement of maintaining the hormones. Not only this, it also helps to improve cholesterol problems and blood pressure. It also improves the fertility rate and maintains the regularity of menstrual cycle. Add these anti-inflammatory foods.
• Pomegranate juice
• Extra virgin olive oil
• Sweet potatoes
• Green leafy vegetables
Add fenugreek seeds to handle insulin resistance and irregular periods- fenugreek seeds bring regularity to the periods– Fenugreek seed treatment is an adjuvant therapy. Just 8 weeks of treatment helps to reduce the appearance of PCOS. Other benefits are-
• Help in balancing the hormones of PCOS women.
• Helps the women with type 2 diabetes and manage their blood sugar level better. Also, help to control glycemic control and insulin resistance.
• Lowers low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol level.
• They are very good in combating oxidative stress.
• You can use the soaked seeds twice or thrice a day.
Add flaxseeds- Flaxseeds help in normalize hormone level by reducing male-sex hormones (androgen) in your body. Flaxseeds are loaded with anti-inflammatory and cholesterol lowering properties.
It is a smart choice as they are rich in omega-3 fatty acids and fiber. Consume a small amount of it every day.
Holy basil to balance androgen- try to consume 10- 12 tender leaves of holy basil every day empty stomach if you have PCOS. You can also drink water boiled with basil leaves. The anti-androgenic properties in it bring down the testosterone level. It also helps to lower glucose level.
Indian gooseberry- it is a good option in balancing hormones and cholesterol level. It is anti-inflammatory food which helps to restore hormonal balance and protect the heart, also lowers high level of cholesterol. You can simply eat the fruit or drink a juice of it every day.
Simply live your life without worrying. Eat good, sleep well, and rely on natural products only. Nature has all the answers to your question. Be you and Be Beautiful!