Polycystic ovary syndrome or PCOS is a gynecological condition that causes fluctuation of hormones. In today’s date, PCOS has become one of the most common endocrine conditions among women in India. While many factors can lead to PCOS, but insulin resistance and hormonal imbalance are two primary causes of PCOS. Although PCOS can be treated easily with early diagnosis, one must look out for underlying symptoms that can often go unnoticed. Some of the common signs of PCOS include cystic acne, sudden hair fall, unpredictable mood swings, and abnormal weight gain. You can treat all the signs of PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) by taking medical help along with some lifestyle changes. But, did you know there are tons of natural remedies to treat signs of PCOS too? Read on to know what are those remedies.
Following some strict diet rules can ease out your symptoms of PCOS. Start by organising your calorie intake. Make sure your breakfast is the heaviest meal followed by lunch and dinner being the lightest to control your glucose, insulin, and testosterone levels. You also need to ensure what you’re eating has an ample amount of nutrients. Vitamin D, calcium, magnesium, chromium, and omega-3 fatty acids are very important for treating PCOS.
Spices like turmeric (haldi
) are known for anti-inflammatory properties that can have a positive effect on insulin resistance. Consuming methi (
seeds or leaves on an empty stomach in the morning can also help to regulate insulin levels. Cinnamon is also another great kitchen ingredient that can cure type 2 diabetes, insulin resistance while stabilizing blood sugar levels. Cinnamon is also great for women trying to conceive while suffering from PCOS.
Loaded with antioxidants basil (tulsi
) can also help to control androgens and insulin levels. You can chew basil leaves as it is or drink boiled basil water daily. Similarly, rich in antioxidants and anti-bacterial properties, amla
(Indian gooseberry), and honey are also effective to treat PCOS.
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