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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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Are there Siddha medicines for PCOD and hirsutism?

Query: Hi doctor, I have symptoms of PCOD. I have excess facial and body hair along with acne and irregular menstrual cycle. It takes two to three months between a cycle. When menstruation occurs, it will last for up to two weeks. Please suggest me some siddha medicine and diet to cure the PCOD problem and...  Read Full »

Dr. Eagambaram Jaganathan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to First of all you must take purgation for PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease) and hirsutism after that you should start with medication. All siddha medications are not practically available. Some medicines are mixed in combination and are prepared by ourselves for better eff...  Read Full »

Can kalarchikai powder taken for PCOD delay my periods?

Query: Hi doctor, I have PCOD, and I am taking Kalarchikai powder with pepper two times a day on an empty stomach, morning and evening. My periods come between 34 to 38 days, but it is already 42 days. Is this a side effect of Kalarchikai powder? I have gas and acne also. It has been almost 25 days since I...  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease) is a hormonal disorder. It has some common symptoms like irregular periods, acne, unwanted facial hairs, weight gain, etc. However, the severity of the symptoms depends on how many hormonal imbalances are there. So it requires some inve...  Read Full »

My periods are delayed. Which pill can I use to get periods?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 27 years old. My periods are delayed by five days. Please suggest any pills to get back my periods or any natural remedy.  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Definitely, I would like to help you. There are several causes for an irregular period. Hypothyroidism and PCOD are most common of them. It may cause infertility. Once you should go to investigate your complete blood count (CBC), thyroid profile and USG abdomen to rule ...  Read Full »

I am a 39-years-old female with PCOD and had taken kalarchikai powder for treatment which I stopped recently. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 39 years old and a mother. I did not get my periods from the last three months and I am not pregnant. Previously I had PCOD, I took kalarchikai with pepper for a month and stopped it due to typhoid fever. Please suggest what I should do. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello,Welcome to have read your query and understand your concern. I would like to know whether you have completed the treatment for typhoid or not? Whether you are taking any allopathic medicine for PCOD or not?As you mentioned the kalarchikai powder (Caesalpinia bonducella powder or ...  Read Full »

Can I continue taking Metformin and fever nut with pepper for PCOD during ovulation while trying to conceive?

Query: Hi doctor, I have PCOD. Actually, I am taking Kalarchikai with pepper in the morning and evening. Can I take this during the ovulation period because I am trying to conceive? I am also takin Metformin.  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. You did not mention how long have you been taking this medicine and whether you are also taking allopathic treatment. For how long have you been trying to conceive? 1. As this medicine has very good effects on PCOS (p...  Read Full »

I have PCOD, and my husband is a cancer patient. We have difficulty conceiving. Please help.I have PCOD, and my husband is a cancer patient, and we are finding it difficult to conceive despite trying for IVF. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I have been having a PCOD problem, and my husband is a cancer patient. After completing the entire treatment as per the doctor's advice, we planned for naturally conceiving. But I have a period cycle of 28 days. For the past three months, I have been getting a period of 30 days. Please ...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. I just read your query. First of all, let me tell you it does not matter if the cycle is varying from 28 to 30 days. The normal cycle may vary from 28 to 35 days from person to person and sometimes due to environmental reasons. You did not...  Read Full »

I have PCOD, thyroid issues, and weight gain, along with difficulty in conceiving. Please suggest medications.

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 35-year-old woman. I have been married for ten years, and I have no kids. I had a miscarriage before eight years. I did not take any treatment for having a baby. For the last seven years, I have been suffering from thyroid problems. Currently, I am taking Thyronorm 100 mcg. My perio...  Read Full »

Dr. Prashant Dharmraj Shah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I went through your query thoroughly and understood it. Your inquiry about kazharchi choornam, a herbal medicine. For this medicine, an ayurveda doctor can explain you in the best way. As far as you are overweight and want to conceive, I would suggest you check blood tes...  Read Full »

I am a 33-year-old female with PCOD and am trying to conceive. Can I take Kalarchikai with pepper?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 33 years old, and I have PCOD. My follicular study is normal, and am trying to conceive for the last two years. I want to try Kalarchikai with pepper. Will the consumption of Kalarchikai cause heavy bleeding? Also, I am on my period. When should I start this medicine? And what is the...  Read Full »

Dr. Akanksha Srivastava

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease) is the reason for infertility. It is possible to increase the chances of pregnancy by treating PCOD. I suggest the following medications to treat PCOD: 1. Tablet Kanchnar guggulu (bauhinia variegate bark, gi...  Read Full »

I have been diagnosed with PCOD, and my weight is increasing. Why so?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been diagnosed with PCOD. My weight is increasing; sometimes, I have mood swings and cravings for food. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. PCOS is a group of diseases. It happens due to hormonal imbalance. Mainly it occurs along with hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism leads to weight gain. It would be best if you investigated your thyroid profile. PCOD c...  Read Full »

I have PCOD and feel depressed with high BP during the time of ovulation. How to manage this?

Query: Hello doctor, I have PCOD since last ten years which progressed to hypothyroidism. I do not get my monthly menstrual cycle at all without medicines. I get into severe depression and emotionally unstable with high BP during the ovulation period. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I want to help you. PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease) causes irregular period due to changes in hormones level. It can be managed naturally through ayurvedic medicines and Yoga practices, but it will take time at least three months. Kindly consult your doctor, and ta...  Read Full »

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