PCOD/PCOS: Dr Gopi recommends Thuja 200 of great help in PCOS treatment. Thuja is a very efficient Homeopathic medicine and its use is called for when a woman suffers from retarded menstrual flow with multiple cysts in ovaries. Thuja has the innate ability to dissolve abnormal growth or accumulation anywhere in the body. Thus, it has the supreme power to dissolve cysts also. Most women requiring Thuja have cystic growths more pronounced in the left-side ovary. Thuja is also of great help in treatment of extreme hair growth on unusual parts in women due to hormonal imbalance. Dr Vikas sharma says Thuja is highly considered to manage excessive hair growth on face or to manage skin pigmentation (brown discoloration) in PCOD/PCOS
Dr Gopi recommends Pulsatilla Nig 30 as beneficial for treating PCOS cases in females who suffer from suppressed periods for a long duration. In women requiring Pulsatilla, the periods when they appear remain very scanty and extremely painful. Homeopathic medicine Pulsatilla removes the obstacles that cause the periods to be suppressed and the periods start to flow normally. Homeopathic remedy Pulsatilla increases the body’s power and directs its path towards removing the obstacle, thus re-establishing the menstrual flow. Pulsatilla is of great help for young girls at puberty who suffer from PCOS with irregular periods. The physical general symptoms to consider for using Pulsatilla include the total absence of thirst and a desire for cool open air.
Dr Vikas Sharma say the foremost issue that Pulsatilla can help with is irregular and late periods due to hormonal disturbances. It is indicated for cases where periods happen very late, later than the expected date and menstrual flow is also scanty and may be dark and thick. This medicine is prescribed in cases of irregular menses, and where tendency for late periods is there. This medicine helps to regularise menstrual cycle and aims to bring periods on the right time.
Apis mel is an excellent remedy for treating cyst in PCOD. Here the prescribing symptoms include suppressed periods and pain in the ovarian region, especially on the right side.The right ovary is swollen , heavy and enlarged.Therefore , lying on the right side may provide relief from the pain in the right ovarian region which is mostly sharp and stinging in nature.The ovarian pain gets worse during menses.
Oophorinum is a medicine prepared from the ovarian extract of a sheep or the cow. This extract contains estrogen, progesterone, and follicle stimulating hormone and is potentized according to the principles of homeopathy. Oophorinum is used to treat cases of unwanted facial hair that occur due to ovarian cysts or tumors. It primarily acts upon the female genitalia and the skin. The patient tends to feel worse during menses, which are too early, profuse, clotted and of brief duration.
For PCOD pain . Pain worse in the morning. Cyst in the left ovary is affected. Lachesis is an effective remedy with scanty, tardy menses and black menstrual blood, accompanied by pain in the ovaries, predominantly on the left side. Swelling in the left ovary and violent colic during menses.Pain worse in the morning. Cyst in the left ovary .
Sepia occupies the top position among the Homeopathic medicines for treatment for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. The menstrual symptom for Sepia is late and scanty menses. In most of the cases, this is accompanied by bearing down sensations in the pelvic region. The ovaries remain enlarged with fluid-filled cysts in them. Sepia acts very efficiently to regulate the menstrual cycle to appear at the proper expected time. Sepia can also be considered to treat infertility cases due to PCOS. Abnormal hair growth on the face, especially on upper lips, can also be well controlled with Sepia. Other general symptoms to look for before taking Sepia are sensitivity to cold air, mental irritability, and indifferent behaviour towards loved ones.
Dr Vikas Sharma says its prominent action is to regulate hormonal levels to regularise the menstrual cycle. In general, females needing it have tendency of late periods with scanty blood flow. A very characteristic symptom present is a bearing down sensation in pelvic region as if pelvic organs will be pushed out of vagina. Sepia is indicated to manage complaint of facial hair.
Senecio is the ideal Homeopathic medicine when the menses are suppressed but the woman feels that menses are about to come. Symptoms related to menses are present like heaviness or pain in pelvis region and nausea, but the menstrual flow is absent.