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PCOD/PCOS is a Lifestyle Disorder

PCOD Yes, we can say undoubtedly that PCOD/PCOS is a lifestyle disorder. From 25-40 years, this disease emerged as the most common health issue in females. Each 1 in 5 females is suffering from PCOD/PCOS due to her bad lifestyle habits including:

Dietary Plan

Consumption of unhealthy food and the disturbed eating pattern is a major factor contributing to the development of PCOD/PCOS. Excess intake of fried foods, fast foods, processed meats such as sausages, hot dogs, sugary beverages including energy drinks and sodas, and various other unhealthy food items is responsible for PCOD/PCOS. 

Nowadays, females also do jobs in offices, businesses, and other activities which make the shortage of time to choose a wise diet having large quantities of nutrients, and other health beneficial compounds. So, we can conclude that a modern or diligent lifestyle leads to silly eating habits which further results in many health-related ailments from which the PCOD/PCOS is the one.

Exercise Routine

One of the major negative impacts of a sedentary lifestyle is the inactive lifestyle. Long working hours, family responsibilities, and various other daily routine activities result in a lack of physical activity. 

Exercise is mandatory to stay fit and healthy. While doing exercise, various harmful toxins and waste material gets excreted from the body, and the brain secretes happy hormones in the bloodstream. 

The development of PCOD/PCOS is also a result of the inactive daily routine. So, it is not wrong if we take PCOD/PCOS as a lifestyle disorder.

Sleep Pattern

Inadequate sleep timings, disturbed sleep patterns, and improper sleep can also lead to the imbalance of hormone levels in the body which further give rise to PCOD/PCOS. 

Doing a late-night job, using a mobile phone/ laptop late in the night, or being a night owl is a sign of poor lifestyle habits. 

Can you Get PCOD/PCOS at any Age?

In today’s world, young or middle-aged females are more commonly affected by PCOD or PCOS. Most women are diagnosed with PCOS/PCOD in their 20s and 30s when they suffer from problems in conceiving and other related complications. 

PCOS/PCOD can occur at any age after puberty and women of all ethnicities and races can get diseased with this.


PCOD or PCOS is a disease but it can give rise to various other health issues that include:

  • Hormonal imbalance
  • Hairfall
  • Obesity
  • Bleeding disorder
  • Irregularities in periods
  • Diabetes
  • Hirsutism 

All these disorders are associated with PCOD and annoy the patient for a long time period. Along with these, depression, stress and anxiety are also mental issues to be faced while suffering from PCOD or PCOS. 


Our nature is very blissful; it consists of various medicinal compounds having healing properties. To maintain the balance between hormonal levels, there are also some natural compounds which are very effective in relieving PCOD/PCOS. These natural remedies include: 

  • Cinnamon

Cinnamon can be consumed in capsule form, raw form or in powder form to make the abnormal hormonal level in a balanced condition. You can consume 3 to 6 gm of cinnamon daily as an herbal remedy. The best way to take cinnamon is to take it with honey:

  • Boil a cup of water
  • Add cinnamon powder in warm water
  • Let it steep for at least 15 minutes before adding the honey
  • Once it is warm, pour honey in it
  • Stir the mixture wisely

Consume this mixture ½ cup in the morning empty stomach and take rest of the mixture 45 minutes before going to bed at night.

  • Basil

Basic is commonly known as Tulsi. It is the holy plant of India and used in the treatment of various health-related ailments. Use of basil can help you in relieving PCOD/PCOS to a great extent by controlling excess weight, reducing cortisol levels and managing blood sugar levels. You can consume Basil by chewing direct leaves, or can make its powder or can consume in the form of drops and capsules.

  • Turmeric

The main active constituent found in Turmeric is Curcumin. This compound is rich in anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and various other health beneficial compounds. 

You can take turmeric in a raw form, as a spice, or in the form of capsules.

Probiotics for PCOD/PCOS

Probiotics are not just important for a healthy digestive mechanism and proper gut condition. They also play a crucial role in the treatment of PCOS. The consumption of probiotics can reduce inflammation and invade the bacterial growth in the digestive tract and vagina. You can take following substances as the probiotics while suffering from PCOD/PCOS:

  • Curd: You can include one small cup of curd in your lunch every day. Curd is an advantageous item to soothe the digestive disorders and enhance the normal functioning of the whole digestive system. Curd will also help you in removing the harmful bacteria present in the vagina.
  • Buttermilk: Buttermilk is another beneficial probiotic for getting relief from the PCOD/PCOS. You can drink 2-3 glasses of buttermilk daily for enhancing gut health. 

Herbal Remedies by Life Aveda

Ayurveda has a permanent and effective treatment of PCOD/PCOS. All the Ayurvedic medicines are prepared with natural herbs having healing powers. Ayurveda is the oldest and traditional medicinal system originated from India. 

By using basic principles and fundamentals of Ayurveda, Life Aveda- a trustworthy Ayurvedic brand prepared some wonderful herbal medicines for the treatment of PCOD/PCOS. All the herbal medicines of Life Aveda are prepared with standardized herbal extracts and formulated under the guidance of experienced Ayurvedic doctors. The use of Life Aveda’s herbal medicines will help you in getting rid of PCOD/PCOS to a great extent. Take a look at these marvelous herbal remedies:

  1.     OVA CYST

As the name indicates, Life Aveda’s Ova cyst capsules will show their positive effect on the cysts in the ovaries and maintain abnormal functioning of the ovaries. These capsules are prepared with standardized extracts of Ashoka (Saraca asoca), Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum), Shivlingi (Bryonia laciniosa), Varuna (Crateva religiosa), kachnaar, gular and some other herbs. All these medicinal herbs are very beneficial in restoring the healthy menstrual flow, vitalizing the ovaries, and balancing hormones. PCOD/PCOS can be easily managed by using these capsules.        

Dosage: 1 capsules twice daily with plain water after meals or as directed by the physician.


For the overall well-being of the females, Life prepared Female Vitality capsules with the pure quality extracts of herbs such as Lodhra (Symplocos racemosa), Ashoka (Saraca asoca), Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus), Nagkesar (Mesua ferrea), Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), etc. The consumption of Female Vitality capsules will enhance the healthy functioning of the reproductive system, maintain a normal menstrual cycle, improve the libido, and treat various diseases associated with the reproductive system such as PCOD/PCOS, Ovarian cyst, etc.

Dosage: 1 capsules twice daily with plain water after meals or as directed by the physician.

  1.     SHATAVARI

Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus) is a traditional Indian herb known for its numerous medicinal uses and health benefits. High-quality extract of Shatavari present in Life Aveda’s Shatavari capsules will support the healthy state of reproductive organs, regularize female hormones, relieves menopausal symptoms, and protect the reproductive system from a wide range of diseases from which PCOD/PCOS is the one. Life Aveda’s Shatavari capsules will show their action in a completely natural way without giving any side-effects.

Dosage: 1 capsule twice daily with plain water after meals or as directed by the physician.


The exact treatment of PCOD/PCOS should be taken at the right time before PCOD/PCOS begin to give rise to various other serious body complications. Above mentioned herbal remedies of Life Aveda are very beneficial for treating PCOD/PCOS or various other female’s reproductive diseases. 

Frequently asked questions:

Q1: Is PCOD/PCOS genetic? 

Ans: PCOD/PCOS can be considered as a genetic disorder and family history of PCOD can trigger the risk of being affected with PCOD/PCOS.

Q2: What are lifestyle changes for PCOD/PCOS?

Ans: The lifestyle changes for treating PCOD/PCOS include daily exercise, healthy dietary habits and balanced sleeping pattern.

Q3: Can PCOD/PCOS be cured?

Ans: Yes, PCOD or PCOS can be easily cured by using Ayurvedic medicines. Ayurvedic medicines contain natural healing powers which treat the disease in a completely natural way.

Q4: Can I get pregnant while suffering from PCOD/PCOS?

Ans: Yes, you can get pregnant during the PCOD/PCOS. This disease may affect your fertility but can’t stop the pregnancy.

About Dr. Ranjana Kaushal

Dr. Ranjana Kaushal (MD Ayurveda) has 11 years of experience in the field of Ayurveda. Right now she is working as an Ayurveda consultant with Life Aveda. She has immense knowledge about herbs, their uses, and formulations. She has published articles related to many herbs and diseases in an international journal. She is also a degree holder in yoga and naturopathy. Read More..

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