PCOD /PCOS has become a very common problem among young women these days. Due to busy work schedules, stressful life and unhealthy life style, we are becoming more susceptible to lifestyle diseases such as Diabetes, Hypertension, obesity and PCOD /PCOS.
Studies have shown that girls who are already overweight or obese are more likely to develop PCOD once they hit puberty or child bearing age. Unpleasant visible changes such as excessive weight and body hair make the girls very conscious which may lead to stress and depression and may worsen the situation.
What is PCOD/PCOS
Polycystic ovarian disease/syndrome is a hormonal imbalance in female body during child bearing age. Today one in every ten women in the world is suffering with PCOD. Due to imbalance of reproductive hormones ovaries lose their normal function and rather than producing normal ova fluid filled cyst start to develop. It causes irregularity of periods, pain in abdomen and at times the cysts need to be surgically removed.
PCOD makes it difficult for women to conceive and if not treated it may lead to infertility as well.
Causes: The exact cause of PCOD is not known. The underlying reason of PCOD is high level of male hormone in female body.
Hereditary – If the women in your family have a history of PCOD, then chances are you too might get diagnosed with this health issue.
Low-grade inflammation – When women have low-grade inflammation, it stimulates ovaries to produce androgens, leading to PCOD.
- Excessive growth of facial hair
- Irregular menstrual cycle or no cycle
- Fertility issue
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We obtain all details through our nutrition counseling questionnaire which has information about your routine, food choices and habits. If required, we may recommend some blood tests as well.
We believe in “one size does not fit all” approach. We all are different and so is our body composition, lifestyle, culture and routines. Our expert team formulates a specialized diet plan custom made for each patient to suit the routine and lifestyle. All our plans are based on scientific approach and real food.
Food is a way of life. One must relish and enjoy all kinds of food given by God however it is important to understand the timing and quantity to obtain the optimum benefits of all the food groups. A well balanced diet plan and healthy lifestyle is the only way to achieve long lasting transformation. Correction of habits and food choices makes it easier to achieve the health goals and also help in maintaining the health. Eating less or eating just salads is not a guarantee of good health. Our Diet plans are powerful enough to help you achieve the desired results.
We do not recommend rigorous workout regime or extreme fad or crash diets. We do not recommend any artificial supplements/ fat burning pills. Our plans are based on real food. We believe in natural ingredients and simple herbs and spices available in the kitchen. We believe in change of habits and lifestyle to help you achieve your lost health and confidence. It is difficult in the beginning to form new healthy habits. Studies show it takes three weeks for human brain to form a habit and till then you have us to help you remind those habits.