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CLINICAL RESEARCHES
Year : 2010  |  Volume : 31  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 24-27

Clinical efficacy of Ayurveda treatment regimen on Subfertility with poly cystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)


1 Senior Lecturer, Grade I, H.O.D.-Prasutitantra Kaumarabhritya, Institute of Indigenous Medicine, University of Colombo, Rajagiriya, Sri Lanka
2 Senior Lecturer - Grade I, Dept. of Shalya Shalakya, Institute of Indigenous Medicine, University of Colombo, Rajagiriya, Sri Lanka
3 Lecturer/Prob., Dept. of Prasutitantra Kaumarabhritya, Institute of Indigenous Medicine, University of Colombo, Rajagiriya, Sri Lanka
4 Lecturer/Temp., Dept. of Prasutitantra Kaumarabhritya, Institute of Indigenous Medicine, University of Colombo, Rajagiriya, Sri Lanka

Correspondence Address:
S A Dayani Siriwardene
Institute of Indigenous Medicine, University of Colombo, Rajagiriya
Sri Lanka
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0974-8520.68203

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Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrinopathy in women of reproductive age, resulting from insulin resistance and the compensatory hyperinsulinemia. This results in adverse effect on multiple organ systems and may result in alteration in serum lipids, anovulation, abnormal uterine bleeding and infertility. According to Ayurvedic view PCOS can be correlated with Aarthava Kshaya. It was revealed that most of subfertility patients who were presented Osuki Ayurveda Centre suffered from the PCOS. Therefore the present study was carried out for the clinical evaluation of the efficacy of Ayurveda treatment regimen on subfertility with PCOS. Total 40 patients were selected by using purposive sampling method. According to the Ayurveda theories of Shodhana, Shamana and Tarpana, the treatment was conducted in 3 stages for the duration of 6 months. The response to the treatment was recorded and therapeutic effects were evaluated by symptomatic relief and through Trans Vaginal Scan and LH, FSH hormone levels. The results revealed that, subfertility due to PCOS can be cured successfully by using this Ayurveda treatment regimen.


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