Poly Cystic Ovarian Disease (PCOD) is a disease caused due to hormonal imbalance in women. PCOD can lead to irregular periods, over bleeding, facial hair, thinning of hair, weight gain. Nowadays, PCOD is the leading cause of infertility in women. You need to make certain changes else, will have to be dependent on medicines that do not even tap the root cause. Some simple habits/ways to get rid of PCOD naturally are as under.
Consider the food you eat to be your best medicine. Completely avoid packaged and processed food i.e. chips, biscuits, chocolates and instead switch to home made food. Include fresh seasonal vegetables/fruits, protein rich food, high in dietary fiber foods in your diet. Additionally, also make sure to add fermented foods which are rich in Vitamin B12, e.g. curd, sprouts.
Spending a minimum of 20 minutes daily on exercise in any form is a must to get rid of PCOD naturally. Try to include strength training and stomach focus exercises in your routine. One of the best exercises when treating PCOD is doing a butterfly pose.
A woman’s body is very sensitive to hormonal changes. Not getting enough sleep, irregular sleep timings can aggravate hormonal imbalance. Good deep sleep with regular sleep timing is crucial for proper hormonal balance.
If you are suffering from PCOD, avoid using plastic as much as possible e.g. plastic bottles, plastic containers. This is because when plastic comes in contact with food/liquid it leaches chemicals like Xenoestrogens into it which are similar to the hormone Estrogen produced by the human body. This then, completely messes up the hormonal balance of the body.
When you are under stress, your body produces a stress hormone named Cortisol which adversely affect your hormonal balance. Woman with PCOD are more prone to experiencing depression, mood swings and are emotionally frustrated with their own body when it seems to be working against them, and this affects the hormonal balance is a big way. Try to avoid stress and relax by indulging in activities of your interest/hobby e.g. reading, listening to music, meditate.