HORMONE IMBALANCE- Ayurvedic Treatment, Diet, Exercises, Research Papers, Yoga & Pranayama

Hormones are the signaling molecules that regulate the physiology of the body. These are also known as chemical messengers. Hormones are secreted from the endocrine glands. The hormone imbalance manifested if these endocrine glands secrets too much or too few hormones.

  • SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HORMONE IMBALANCE
  • CAUSES OF HORMONE IMBALANCE
  • PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF HORMONE IMBALANCE
  • DIAGNOSIS OF HORMONE IMBALANCE
  • TREATMENTS FOR HORMONE IMBALANCE
  • PROGNOSIS OF HORMONE IMBALANCE
  • COMPLICATIONS OF HORMONE IMBALANCE
  • HORMONE IMBALANCE  AND AYURVEDA
  • NIDANA- AYURVEDIC CAUSES OF HORMONE IMBALANCE
  • PURVAROOPAM- AYURVEDIC PREMONITORY SYMPTOMS OF HORMONE IMBALANCE
  • SAMPRAPTI – AYURVEDIC PATHOGENESIS OF HORMONE IMBALANCE
  • LAKSHANA- AYURVEDIC SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HORMONE IMBALANCE
  • AYURVEDIC PROGNOSIS OF HORMONE IMBALANCE
  • CHIKITSA- AYURVEDIC TREATMENT FOR HORMONE IMBALANCE
  • AYURVEDIC SAMANA TREATMENT FOR HORMONE IMBALANCE
  • AYURVEDIC SHODHANA TREATMENT FOR HORMONE IMBALANCE
  • COMMONLY USED AYURVEDIC MEDICINES FOR HORMONE IMBALANCE
  • HOME REMEDIES FOR HORMONE IMBALANCE
  • DIET AND BEHAVIOUR FOR HORMONE IMBALANCE
  • YOGA FOR HORMONE IMBALANCE
  • RESEARCH PAPERS OF AYURVEDIC MANAGEMENT OF HORMONE IMBALANCE

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HORMONE IMBALANCE

  • Weight loss or weight gain
  • Diarrhoea or constipation
  • Excess sweating
  • Excessive hunger or anorexia
  • Fatigue
  • Heat intolerance or cold intolerance
  • Irritability
  • Hair falling
  • Changes in skin textures
  • Weakness
  • Increased heart rate
  • Palpitations
  • Mood swings
  • Puffy eyes
  • Irregular menstruation
  • Insomnia

CAUSES OF HORMONE IMBALANCE

  • Certain medications
  • Stress
  • Hormone therapy
  • Malignant or benign tumours
  • Changes in diet habits
  • During pregnancy
  • Menopause
  • Polycystic ovarian diseases

PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF HORMONE IMBALANCE

Due to the above-mentioned causes, the endocrine gland produces excess or fewer hormones leads to the symptoms of hormone imbalance. The symptoms may vary based on the type of hormone imbalance.

DIAGNOSIS OF HORMONE IMBALANCE

  • Diagnosis through clinical features
  • Blood tests – to measure the level of hormones
  • Ultrasound scanning

TREATMENTS FOR HORMONE IMBALANCE

  • Hormone replacement for hormone deficiency
  • Treatment for underlying pathology 

PROGNOSIS OF HORMONE IMBALANCE

  • Hormone imbalance is manageable with medications. If it is untreated leads to complications.

COMPLICATIONS OF HORMONE IMBALANCE

  • Hormone imbalance affects the normal physiology of the body

HORMONE IMBALANCE AND AYURVEDA

  • In Ayurveda hormone imbalance is managed based on the symptoms.

NIDANA- AYURVEDIC CAUSES OF HORMONE IMBALANCE

  • Excess consumption of ununctuous, cold, incompatible food
  • Suppression of natural urges.
  • Janma krita – congenital
  • Hyper or hypo functioning of agni

PURVAROOPAM- AYURVEDIC PREMONITORY SYMPTOMS OF HORMONE IMBALANCE

  • Fatigue
  • Weakness

SAMPRAPTI – AYURVEDIC PATHOGENESIS OF HORMONE IMBALANCE

Hyper or hypo functioning of jataragni affects dhatu agni leads to symptoms of hormone imbalance

LAKSHANA- AYURVEDIC SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HORMONE IMBALANCE

  • Ksheena – weakness
  • Karsya – weight loss
  • Sthoulya – weight gain
  • Atygni – excess hungry
  • Agnimandyam – anorexia
  •  Mental irritations
  • kesh patana -hair loss

AYURVEDIC PROGNOSIS OF HORMONE IMBALANCE

  • Yapya roga – symptoms are manageable with Ayurvedic medicines

CHIKITSA- AYURVEDIC TREATMENT FOR HORMONE IMBALANCE

AYURVEDIC SAMANA TREATMENT FOR HORMONE IMBALANCE

  • Kanchanara guggulu – for glandular diseases (grandhi roga)
  • Treatment for atyagni
  • Treatment for karsyam and sthoulya

 AYURVEDIC SHODHANA TREATMENT FOR HORMONE IMBALANCE

  • NASYA-Ksheerabala

COMMONLY USED AYURVEDIC MEDICINES FOR HORMONE IMBALANCE

Internal administration for grandhi roga and symptoms of hormone imbalance

  • Kanchanara guggulu
  • Swayamagni bhasma
  • Drakshadi kashaya
  • Sarivasava
  • Vyoshadi guggulu
  • Guduchyadi kashaya

Patented Medicines  FOR HORMONE IMBALANCE

HOME REMEDIES FOR HORMONE IMBALANCE

  • Exercise regularly
  • Take an appropriate quantity of fluids

DIET AND BEHAVIOUR FOR HORMONE IMBALANCE

  • Avoid food items that produce dosha imbalance like cold and dry food, hard to digest. Because dosha imbalance aggravates the symptoms.
  • Take proper rest.
  • Avoid more oily foods, junk foods
  • Consume a balanced diet 

YOGA FOR HORMONE IMBALANCE

  • Nadi Shuddi Pranayam    – calms the mind and gets relief from mental irritations associated with hormone imbalance

The patient needs to be seated in a meditative posture with the head and spine erect, with the body relaxed. The patient has to close his one nostril (e.g. left nostril if using the right hand and vice versa) with the thumb and exhale completely through the other nostril. Again, he will have to breathe in deeply through the other nostril while the opposite nostril is still closed with the thumb.                           

  • Savasana – relaxes the body and mind

RESEARCH PAPERS OF AYURVEDIC MANAGEMENT OF HORMONE IMBALANCE

  1. Herbal approach to management of thyroid disease – a review

                      http://www.ayurvedjournal.com/JAHM_201731_09.pdf

  • Clinical evaluation of Ashokarishta, Ashwagandha Churna and Praval Pishti in the management of menopausal syndrome

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3665193/

3.     Clinical efficacy of Ayurveda treatment regimen on Subfertility with Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3215317/

  • A Successful Case Study on Ayurvedic Management of Hypothyrodism

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