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Is there any ayurvedic medicine to cure hirsutism ? I am a 19 year old girl

i am a 19 year girl with regular menstural cycle but lots of facial hair and weight gain . i suspect i have polycystic ovary . kindly suggest me ayurvedic medicine to solve my problem of hirsutism
Asked On : Sun, 13 Mar 2011
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Ayurveda Specialist 's  Response
1. treatment imparted will not be given to hirsutism as advised/suggested but to the underlying disorder i.e. PCOS.
2. was PCOS diagnosed by your Physician or is it self labelled?
3. have you checked your Thyroid Profile and Blood sugar level?
4. probable pathology is in the pelvis (Apan Vayu Area), leading to accumulation of toxins.
5. thus treatment offered by any Ayurveda Physician will be directed towards clearing the obstruction, normalising the metabolism and regulating the menstrual system.
Answered: Fri, 29 Mar 2013
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Ayurveda Specialist Dr. Nikul Patel's  Response
Hirsutism is a disease where the reproductive system involves and it shows the imbalance of female hormones.
As per Ayurveda Treatment for hirsitism.
it is needed to take treatment longer and with consultation of good experinced ayurveda doctor in field of Infertility.
In this type of cases ayurveda Panchkarma Treatment also gives good results So please contact to nearby good ayurveda Panchkarma therapist.
you can start the following medicines to make reduce the problem, but consultation is needed.
Start the follwing medicines.
1. Pushyanug tablet 2 tabs twice a day
2. Chandraprabha Vati 2 tabs twice a day
3. Raj: pravartani vati 1 tab twice a day
4. Medhya Rasyan tablet 2 tabs twice a day

Dr. Nikul Patel
Ayurveda Expert, Ahmedabad
Answered: Thu, 24 Jan 2013
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Homeopath Dr. Gaurav Kackar's  Response
welcome to health care magic forum,
we need to see your hormonal values to in order to treat your problem (infertility profile)
You can treat this problem in Homeopathy very effectively but it is usually takes long time.
you should apply cod liver oil locally on the area of extra hair growth, is good for you to treat extra growth of hairs.
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Answered: Thu, 31 Mar 2011
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Homeopath Dr. Pratima Verma's  Response
Hi !
Welcome to Healthcare Magic
Getting treated Homoeopathically or through other alternative medicines for Hersutism is going to be a time taking process. Firsty you get your Hormone levels checked and get it corrected through Allopathy and further for maintaining the normal levels and for PCOD and menstrual irregularities you can start with the Homoeopathic treatment.

Thanks and take care.
Answered: Thu, 31 Mar 2011
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Ayurveda Specialist Dr. Ram Mani Bhandari's  Response
welcome to healthcaremagic
from an Ayurvedic perspective hirsutism is a kind of paittika disorder,
the excess hair in women representing a male characteristic; thus using
bitter cooling herbs to act on the liver can be helpful to conjugate
and eliminate excess hormones; kapha also plays a role here, primarily
when obesity is an underlying factor, and thus langhana (lightening)
therapies are recommended; vata too, plays a role, in promoting the
neoruoendocrinal dysfunction that results in hirsutism, especially when
there is no obesity
to treat this condition you will need to direct your attention to the
symptoms associated with each dosha,
a medium term focus to reestablish a normal menstrual cycle with herbs
that support the feminine essence (e.g. Shatavari, Peony, Dang gui)
with liver herbs should restore things to normal..
Answered: Wed, 30 Mar 2011
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Ayurveda Specialist Dr. Rajesh Lakhanpaul's  Response
Mix multani mitti with haridra and chandan and apply it as ubtan. internally have ashoka arisht and tab. aloes compound.
Answered: Wed, 30 Mar 2011
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Homeopath Dr. Anshita Singh Rathore's  Response
Welcome to Healthcaremagic Forum

The hormonal status has to be corrected, or else this hair growth wil not reduce.
You can take homeopathic remedies, safely for hirsutism and PCOD.
Meanwhile, threading , waxing, light bleach are good (temprory) solutions.


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Answered: Tue, 29 Mar 2011
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ENT Specialist Dr. Naveen Kumar's  Response
Hi Naheed Shamsi,

Welcome to HealthcareMagic Forum
Please consult your gynecologist and start on medicines as soon as possible. The hirsuitism is secondary to Poly cystic ovarian disease. First you try with allopathic medicine and if you are not getting better you can as well try with ayurveda also. But consult soon and start medications, do not delay.
Take care

Dr. Naveen Kumar
Answered: Thu, 17 Mar 2011
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