PCOS and the Benefits of Yoga

If you have ever opened a magazine, turned on the television or stepped into a studio, you have probably seen pretzel-like women clad in body-hugging yoga pants performing poses that appear to defy human physiology. You have probably stared with both envy and admiration while silently cursing your PCOS body. Fear not because we will…

HEALTH BENEFITS OF FENUGREEK

Fenugreek (Methi) is an herb used for medicinal purposes from many years in India and North Africa. Its leaves & seeds contain bioactive components. Its leaves provide 49 calories and contain 89% water, 6% carbohydrates, 4% protein and less than 1% fat, with calcium. Its seeds are rich sources of protein, dietary fiber, B vitamins,…

SKIN PROBLEMS IN PCOS

PCOS causes major skin related disorders in women. These skin problems originate when cysts start to develop in excessive number, which makes the ovaries unable to produce hormones in normal levels. Thus, skin problems are the outcome of hormonal imbalance. This hormonal imbalance has huge effect on other parts of the body also and skin…

PCOS: FEMALE INFERTILITY

INTRODUCTION Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is the hormonal imbalance in females, producing cyst in the ovaries and making it the leading cause of infertility in females. PCOS contributes towards 75% of female infertility. REASON OF INFERTILITY IN PCOS In females with PCOS, cyst formation does not allow the ovaries to release eggs. Due to this,…

PCOS & MENTAL STATE OF WOMEN

PCOS is a condition in which the imbalance of hormones leads to the formation of one or more cysts inside the ovaries. These cysts target the whole body of a woman creating a number of complications showing its presence. These complications include: Glucose level fluctuations Menstrual irregularities Infertility Skin disorders such as acne, skin patches…