The Homeopathic Approach to PCOS
Many women who have PCOS have had limited success with the traditional medical treatments available. Sometimes, traditional medicines and treatments are not enough. In some cases, such treatments are too invasive, or the medications are too difficult on a woman’s system, that she hopes to be able to treat her condition through other means, such as homeopathy.
Homeopathic treatment is based on some foundational principles. One of the core ideas is that a substance that produces a symptom when given in large doses will help to remove those symptoms if it is given in small or micro-doses. Homeopathy assumes a holistic approach, in which all of the symptoms are considered. Advocates of homeopathy suggest that the treatments are effective, safe, natural, not addictive, and have no side effects.
There are not any specific homeopathic remedies that are designed for the treatment of PCOS. However, there are homeopathic treatments that may help a woman with PCOS. The most common form of homeopathic treatments for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome include homeopathic treatments that address the general well-being of the person.
One of the homeopathic treatments for PCOS is Nat. Mur. Nat. Mur is prescribed for a variety of symptoms, such as eczema, vertigo, oral thrush, and premenstrual tension. Another treatment is Lycopodium. Lycopodium is used for vomiting, indigestion, bloating, constipation, anxiety, and insomnia. Sepia is also sometimes used. Sepia is generally used for a variety of female difficulties that center around the uterus, vagina, or ovaries. One of the more versatile homeopathic treatments, Lachesis, is also used for PCOS. Lachesis is used for blood poisoning, circulation, difficulties with menstruation, menopause, tonsillitis, and uterine problems.
An expert homeopath may be able to help you determine additional treatments for PCOS. As always, homeopathic remedies should be used under the care of a health care provider, and may be most effective when combined with traditional medical approaches, as well as specific lifestyle and behavioral remedies, such as diet and exercise.