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Polycystic ovarian disease (PCOD) affects women in their childbearing years and results in hormonal imbalance. Irregular and heavy periods, hair growth on face and body, male-pattern baldness, weight gain, etc., are the common symptoms.

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I have been suffering from PCOD for a long time. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from PCOD for a long time. I am 31 years old and married. I have not conceived yet. My doctor had given me birth control pills for PCOD. I took that for one month but I seem to get severe palpitations after taking that. I have also been suggested to go for a lapar...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I just read your query. Let me tell you about PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease) first. In PCOD unmatured eggs are collected in your ovary which further leads to hormonal imbalance. As a result, you get other problems like weight gain and exces...  Read Full »

Why are there abdominal cramps and thigh pain after taking Kalarchikai for PCOD?

Query: Hi doctor, I am taking Kalarchikai with pepper and honey after a meal for the past five days for PCOS problem. But I started to have an abdominal cramp and thigh pain (similar to the cramp that occurs during menstrual cramp). What can I do now?  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Kalarchikai (Caesalpinia Bonducella) is a well-known medicine to manage PCOD (polycystic ovarian diseases). It does not show any side effects when taken under a prescription of ayurvedic or Siddha physicians. You should take 0.11 oz twice a day after meals. The pain you h...  Read Full »

What ayurvedic medicine can be taken for PCOD and weight gain due to thyroid?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from thyroid and PCOD for the past four years. Currently using Thyronorm 37.5 mcg. I gained weight after getting a thyroid disorder. Please suggest any ayurvedic medicine.  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query. Ayurvedic treatment is very helpful in these problems. There is a procedure named virechana in ayurveda which is medicated purgation therapy. It can be very useful for you. So, I advise you to visit a nearby ayurveda physician or a panchakarma...  Read Full »

I am taking Testosterone 30. Will it reduce my testosterone?

Query: Hello doctor, I am taking Testosterone 30 to reduce testosterone as I am a PCOD patient but the pharmacist told me that it increases testosterone. Please reply. I have taken contraceptives, Metformin, and Ayurveda treatment for the same. I am undergoing laser treatment for facial hair.  Read Full »

Dr. Potnuru Srinivaasa Sudhakar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The root cause of PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) is a hormonal disturbance. In homeopathy, the medicine corrects the disturbance without any side effect. No need to panic and get confused about what is the best treatment for PCOS. Testosterone is used for hypogonad...  Read Full »

How to shrink my ovarian cyst naturally?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a 2.4 inches cyst in my left ovary. From the last one week, I am taking Kalachi Kai (fever nut) as I read that it helps shrink the cyst. An 71. inches cyst was removed through a laparoscopic treatment two years ago. Please tell me how to get rid of the cyst as well as prevent ne...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query. For an ovarian cyst along with Kalachi Kai, start taking the following medicines: Tablet Kanchnar Guggul (Kanchanar, Haritaki, Bibhitaka), two tablets twice a day with lukewarm water after food for four weeks. Do not swallow this tablet. First, ch...  Read Full »

I am obese and have PCOD. How to use Kalarchi kai powder?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 29 years old and a mother of 2.5 year old girl. I have PCOD and I am obese. I am continually taking oral contraceptives to get my periods. I have Kalarchi Kai powder but I do not know how to use it?  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Kalarchi Kai powder is a well known Siddha medicine to manage PCOD (polycystic ovary syndrome). It is very effective in such kind of issues but It will take some time.  Read Full »

Can PCOD cause menstrual bleeding and spotting for 21 days?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a lean PCOD patient for eight years. My periods are such that if they come on their own, they do not stop without taking medicine. Also, they do not come regularly every month. They usually come after three months. Right now, they are not stopping. I am bleeding heavily for 11 days...  Read Full »

Dr. Shiv Kumar Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to No need to worry. Your problems are due to hormonal imbalance. I suggest you take tablet Aloes compound (Ferrous Sulphate) two tablets twice daily, M 2 Tone syrup (Ashoka, Lodhra, Ashwagandha, Cedrus Deodara, Kasisa Bhasma, Mesua Ferrea, Nardostachys Jatamansi, and S...  Read Full »

I have been diagnosed with PCOD for the past two years. What are the treatment options in Ayurveda?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been diagnosed with PCOD for the past two years. I took English medicines but had no luck. Though I have been on a healthy diet and exercised regularly for the past two years, I am experiencing irregular periods (not all months but month after month, my menstrual cycle is irregular...  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have seen your case details and understand your issues. PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease) is curable naturally through changes in food pattern, physical activities, and after taking some Ayurvedic medicines under the guidance of Ayurveda physicians. Kalarchikai (Caesa...  Read Full »

Can Kalarchikai cure multiple ovarian cysts in PCOD?

Query: Hello doctor, I have multiple small cysts in both ovaries (PCOS). Our family friend suggested me to consume Kalarchikai medicine, powdered mixed with pepper and honey to have it for one mandala (48 days). I have completed nearly 44 days by consuming one small ball of the mixture every morning and b...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query. See Kalarachi Kai choornam is helpful in amenorrhea. As far as small cysts are concerned they are unmatured eggs which failed to induce menstrual cycle previously, as a result, they got collected in the ovary and they will remain in the ovary....  Read Full »

Can I take Kalarchikai choornam for PCOD?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 30 years old. I have completed my marriage life for three years. I have no children. I have PCOD and thyroid. I have a prolactin level of 53 ng/mL. I am taking Metformin 500 mg. I am taking Caberlin 0.25 mg weekly once. I have severe hair loss. Can I take Kalarchikai choornam along w...  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Nowadays, PCOD is one of the most frequent causes of infertility. But it can be managed naturally through Ayurvedic medicines. Hypothyroidism also affects the period and hair fall. You should take regular medications to make it fine. You c...  Read Full »

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