What causes PCOD is still unknown to the doctors. While genes, insulin resistance, and inflammation have all been linked to excess androgen production, an unhealthy lifestyle is a major contributing factor for PCOD. In this video, nutritionist and wellness coach Swati Bathwal lists out easy tips and home remedies by which one treat PCOD.
Polycystic Ovarian Disease or PCOD is a medical condition found in women. The women with this condition observe their ovaries producing immature or partially mature eggs in a huge amount which then become cysts. The cysts enlarge ovaries and secrete Androgens (male hormones) in huge amounts that cause irregular menstrual cycle, infertility etc. PCOD can be controlled by a correct diet and lifestyle.
There are various symptoms of PCOD. Here are a few listed below :
Irregular menstruation cycle.
Skipped or absence of menstruation cycle.
Extra menstrual bleeding.
Excessive hair growth on various parts of the body.
A healthy lifestyle with regular workouts and a correct diet can help in preventing PCOD and controlling the same. Here’s the diet that can be followed for the prevention of PCOD :
Choose a low carb diet
Opt for foods with a low glycemic index
Try non-fat dairy products
Fruits & veggies should be your go-to snack
Include whole-grain cereals
Foods to Avoid :
Refined flour & sugary beverages
Substitute dairy products
These natural remedies can also be tried for PCOD:
Apple Cider Vinegar