Natural Hormone Balancing in Ayurveda and Women's Health

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Natural Hormone Balancing in Ayurveda and Women's Health

Health in general is the most precious wealth that has to be guarded and maintained for a happy life. This applied to both men and women. Yet, maintaining women’s health is complicated due to various factors such as age, hormones, pregnancy, and much more. But what if there is a way that can help maintain women’s health at ease? Won’t it be so helpful?

If yes, then the best way to maintain women’s health is Ayurveda, and the best Ayurvedic hospital, Sri Sai Institute of Ayurvedic Research & Medicine has an exclusive Ayurvedic Women’s unit.

Let us know more about how Ayurveda helps maintain women’s health and hormonal balance in this article.

Hormones that Control Women’s Health:

Basically, as per the doctors in top hospitals like ours, Sri Sai Institute of Ayurvedic Research and Medicine Bhopal, women’s health is majorly regulated by various hormones which are listed below:

Hormones Role in Maintaining Women’s Health Health effects due to low levels of the hormone Health effects due to high levels of the hormone
Estrogen Estrogen is the female hormone that is responsible for female physical characteristic developments such as breast development, pubic hair growth, etc.
In addition to this, it regulates puberty, the childbearing period (gestation), and menopause.
  •  Less frequent or no period
  •  Hot flashes and/or night sweats
  •  Dryness and thinning of the vagina
  •  Decrease in sexual desire
  •  Mood Swings
  • Weight gain, particularly of the midsection
  • Menstrual bleeding, such as heavy or light bleeding
  • Worsening of premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
  • Fibrocystic breasts
  • Uterine fibroids
Progesterone Progesterone is a steroid female hormone that is responsible for ovulation, fertilization, and maintenance of pregnancy.
  •  Decreased sex drive
  •  Additional weight gain
  •  Gallbladder
  • Vaginal infections
  • Bloating
  • Weight gain
  • Mood swings
Testosterone Testosterone Though being a male hormone, testosterone has roles to play in women’s health. A small amount of testosterone is produced in women’s bodies by the adrenal gland and it contributes to women’s sex drive, bone density, and muscle strength. The absence of testosterone can cause weakness in women.
  • Irregular or absence of periods
  • Male pattern or frontal balding
  • Increased muscle mass
  • Can lead to PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) which in turn can cause menstrual irregularity, insulin resistance, carbohydrate intolerance, and high blood pressure)
Thyroid Thyroid hormones produced in women’s bodies are responsible for the healthy maintenance of the body.
  •  Constipation
  •  Dry skin
  •  Puffy face
  •  Muscle weakness
  •  Elevated blood
  •  Heavier and irregular periods
  • Weight loss despite increased appetite
  • Rapid heartbeat
  • Nervousness and irritability
  • Muscle weakness
  • Frequent bowel movements
  • Enlargement in the neck is called goitre.

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Role of Ayurveda in Maintaining Natural Hormone Balance and Women’s Health:

Ayurveda is a holistic medical approach that uses naturally sourced medications and implements natural healing procedures to treat all sorts of medical ailments. Stopping not there, Ayurveda is also the best medical practice to maintain health in a regular course.

This is the reason why around 60% of the South Indian population prefers Ayurveda for healthcare. Here is the proof:

BAMS Course

Now how does Ayurveda help maintain hormonal balance and women’s health? Ayurveda follows various methodologies and practices which can be implemented in day-to-day life which in turn help maintain the above-tabulated hormones. Let us take a look into it:

Proper Ayurvedic Diet:

A proper Ayurvedic diet is the best way to maintain women’s health. But, what is Ayurvedic diet?

The Ayurvedic diet is a combination of foods that has the proper required quantity of carbohydrates, proteins, good fats, vitamins, and minerals. Not only taking proper foods is an ayurvedic diet but also taking it at proper times along the day also falls under the ayurvedic diet.

But how does an Ayurvedic diet help maintain hormone balance?

The answer is each hormone requires certain vitamins and minerals for its proper production and release, so a proper ayurvedic diet ensures proper vitamin and mineral intake, thus hormone balance is maintained.

Seed cycling:

Seed Cycling is one of the ayurvedic techniques wherein the woman is advised to consume specific seeds during the two phases, i.e., menstrual phase and luteal phase for proper production of hormones such as estrogen and progesterone.

This technique is preferred in top hospitals such as ours, Sri Sai Institute of Ayurvedic Research & Medicine, the leading Ayurvedic hospital in Bhopal.

Meditation practices:

Ayurveda is not confined to natural medications but also includes healthy lifestyle practices such as yoga, meditation, etc.

Top ayurvedic hospitals such as ours, Sri Sai Institute of Ayurvedic Research & Medicine, the best ayurvedic hospital in Bhopal educates women on meditation practices that help them maintain their hormone balance and thus their health. In the above-mentioned ways, Ayurveda plays a major role in maintaining women’s health by achieving proper hormone balance.

Ayurvedic courses offered at Sri Sai Institute of Ayurvedic Research and Medicine Bhopal:

Sri Sai Institute of Ayurvedic Research & Medicine is one of the best ayurvedic colleges in Bhopal and offers remarkable undergraduate ayurvedic courses, i.e., Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS).

BAMS course is the undergraduate ayurvedic course that opens the gate to the ayurvedic medical practice and this course is one of the sought-after courses among the students aspiring to become medical professionals.

Here are complete details about the BAMS medical course at Sri Sai Institute of Ayurvedic Research & Medicine.

Course BAMS
Full Form Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery
Course Description BAMS course is designed to educate the basic Ayurvedic practices and techniques along with knowledge of herbs, shrubs, and much more. This course trains students for handling and treating general medical ailments with ayurvedic procedures and medicines.
Level Undergraduate level
Duration 5.5 years 4.5 years of classroom education + 1 year of compulsory rotatory internship
Course Module Theoretical and Practical Traditional Educational Approach
Eligibility Criteria The basic eligibility criteria to pursue a BAMS degree course at Sri Sai Institute of Ayurvedic Research & Medicine Bhopal are as follows:
* Candidates should have completed 10+2 in any recognized board with physics, chemistry, and biology as compulsory subjects
* Candidates should have completed a diploma in any of the above-mentioned subjects
* Candidates should have scored a minimum of 50% in the eligible course. A relaxation of 5% is provided for the reserved categories such as SC/ST/OBC.
* Candidates should be a minimum of 17 years of age.
Admission Procedure Admission to the BAMS course at Sri Sai Institute of Ayurvedic Research & Medicine, the best Ayurvedic college in MP is based on the NEET ( National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) score.
Course Fee BAMS private colleges fees at Sri Sai Institute of Ayurvedic Medicine & Research is INR 2,32,000 as per Government guidelines.

The above table provides complete details on BAMS degree duration, course fees, eligibility criteria and much more.

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A healthy life is for everyone, but maintaining it seems tough in the case of women. But, Ayurveda makes it easy and is available in our college and hospital, Sri Sai Institute of Ayurvedic Research & Medicine, one of the best Ayurvedic hospitals in Bhopal.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • After bams which course is better?

    Some of the best courses after BAMS are:

    • Master of Medicine (MD) in Ayurveda
    • Master of Surgery (MS) in Ayurveda
    • Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Hospital Management

  • What is the Ayurvedic system?

    The benefits of Ayurvedic treatment include:

    • Long term or permanent cure
    • Treatment for the root cause
    • Minimal or no side effects

  • Can Ayurveda cure any disease?

    Yes, Ayurveda can cure most of the medical ailments such as gastritis, kidney stones, hormone imbalance, etc and mostly prevent its recurrence.

  • What is the use of ayurvedic medicine?

    Ayurvedic medicines are useful in two ways which are:

    • Treating the medical ailment
    • Preventing the occurrence of any medical ailment