Home Remedies for PCOS

By First Posted: Aug 21, 2015 Fri 2:49 PM
Home Remedies for PCOS
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PCOS or PCOD is now becoming a household name in our country. Experts say 25% of the female population in age group 20-45 years is suffering from the Polycyctsic Ovarian Syndrome. It is the leading cause of female infertility in our country. We all know or are related to someone who is a victim of this lifestyle disease!

Do You Have PCOS?

Yes, if you have the following symptoms.

Rapid weight gain, difficulty in losing weight, excessive body and facial hair, irregular periods or absence of periods and infertility.

Foods That Can Help

Every Indian kitchen is stocked with food items that can help in dealing with PCOS naturally. Here are a few of these items you should consume more of:

1. Fenugreek Seeds (Methi Seeds)

2. Flaxseed (Alsi)

3. Tulsi

4. Cinnamon

5. Bittergourd (Karela)

6. Gooseberry (Amla)

All these food items have the property of regulating the blood glucose and insulin levels. PCOS is also related with insulin resistance, so these foods help in controlling the syndrome.


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