Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder frequently seen in the women of reproductive age. It is an endocrine disorder which causes infertility among women and is nowadays common in Kashmiri women.
In this syndrome, your body produces more male hormones than required. As a result, the ovaries develop fluid-filled sacs known as cysts.
If you were diagnosed with PCOS, do not panic. 1 in every 10 women across the world is affected by this condition, all thanks to our modern day lifestyle. Little or no exercise, junk food, stressful life and obesity are some major factors which have led you straight into it.
PCOS should be treated on time as it may affect fertility, blood sugar levels and heart health too! Its treatment generally involves harmful medications which have more banes than boons. How do you then treat it?
With a good diet, a lot of harm can be reduced, even eliminated. In this blog, we have curated 10 natural foods which can help you battle the disease with strength, confidence and no side effect at all.
- Kashmiri Kehwa:
Weight loss is the key to prevent and cure PCOS.┬á Kehwa ÔÇ£Kashmiri green teaÔÇØ is the best remedy when it comes to weight loss as its metabolism boosting component help you shed the extra calories. Kehwa also helps cleanse away the hormonal acne and unwanted hair growth. So, cheers to a cup of Kehwa and have kehwa talks with your bestie!
Almonds best dry fruit of Kashmir can help you to regulate your menstrual cycle as it is rich in essential oils and nutritive content. Almonds are rich in antioxidants that can help you overcome oxidative stress.
Saffron can help you to manage your stress level and can lower level of cortisol hormone which is the ultimate cause of PCOS. So, what else you need if you already have non-addictive and chemical free stress reliever at home?
4. Rock Salt:
Proper sleep is the best remedy if you want to cope with PCOS. Your diet may contain nutrition but if your body doesnÔÇÖt get sound sleep, chances of beating PCOS are low. Your poor sleep has been directly linked to stress and causes an imbalance of hormones, like insulin and cortisol. Rock Salt, enables your body to get sound restorative sleep and significantly lowers stress. This also leads to reduced mood swings, a relaxed mind and lesser bloating.
5. Dried Fig:┬á
In Islamic terminology, this fruit is known as ÔÇ£Fruit of HeavenÔÇØ. Fibre-rich figs are known to improve insulin sensitivity and stimulate the production of hormones that make your tummy feel full. When you feel lesser hunger, you stand a better chance at weight reduction.
6. Cumin Seeds:
Besides flavouring your food, Cumin seeds are known to have high medicinal properties. You can boil them in plain water and drink it upon cooling – you will lose weight within a few days and your menstrual cycle will be┬ábe easily regularized.
7. Raw Honey:┬á
As per Kashmiri saying ÔÇ£Mach gov namnamtan bemarain dawaaÔÇØ. Meaning: Honey can cure 99 diseases. Raw honey is the healthiest – even for PCOS. You can Mix it with green tea and it manages your weight loss. Apply it topically and it frees your skin of hormonal acne.
The healing power of turmeric can regulate your menstruation and balances hormones. Besides this, itÔÇÖs antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory properties significantly reduce menstrual pain. You can take this along with a glass of milk.
Sometimes home remedies can be the best remedy for you. Take care of your healthÔÇª