What is PCOD?

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    Polycystic Ovarian Disease 

    Is the number of symptoms on account of heightened androgens (men hormones) in females. PCOD is a condition in which the ovaries contain many immature or partially mature eggs. They, eventually, turn into cysts. Junk food, being overweight, stress and hormonal disturbances give birth to this condition.

           PCOD Symptoms                                                      

    •           Oily skin or acne
    •           Thinning hair or hair loss                
    •           Abdominal weight gain                   
    •           Infertility                                               
    •           Male pattern hair loss                           
    •           Depression                                       
    •           Mood Swings  

    PCOD Conditions

    • Women’s suffering from PCOD significant fertility issues. With a bit of medical help, they conceive successfully.
    • PCOS is a serious condition. PCOD is not considered a disease as with the correct diet and exercise schedule, the situation improves.
    • PCOD is more common. Almost a third of the women around the world suffer from
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    PCOD Do & Don’ts

    • Every woman with PCOD should take a healthy diet and do regular exercises.
    • Limit sugary foods and drinks.
    • One should eat plenty of foods, fruits, try to consume less dairy products.
    • Include whole wheat, wheat flour and whole grain brown rice, brown rice poha and wheat pasta for your meals.
    • There are some natural herbs you can take to help keep your hormones in control, such as meethi dana, flaxseeds and cinnamon.

    Select what you eat from the following food groups:

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    Cereals: Barley, quinoa, oats, oatmeal, muesli, bran flakes, whole wheat porridge, brown rice, multigrain bread

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    Pulses: Yellow moong, green moongchana dal, beans, whole pulses

    Dairy products: Skimmed or toned milk, soy milk, tofu, paneer, yoghurt

    Fruits: Berries, plumps, peaches, oranges, papaya, pears, watermelons, apples

    Nuts: Walnut, almonds, flaxseeds

    Vegetables: Carrots, peas, broccoli, lettuce, mushrooms, tomatoes, peppers, onions, cauliflower, celery, spinach

    The ideal breakfast for a PCOD patient is fruits and multi grain bread with tomato and cucumber. For lunch, they should have oats or bran roti instead of regular roti.

     Ladies, if you have irregular periods, acne, or excessive facial hair growth, you need to get yourself checked.      

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