Corpus ID: 53137232

Role of herbals in the management of polycystic ovarian syndrome and its associated symptoms

  title={Role of herbals in the management of polycystic ovarian syndrome and its associated symptoms},
  author={Chitra. and Dhivya and P. Derera},
  journal={International Journal of Herbal Medicine},
Polycystic ovarian syndrome or (PCOS) is a complex endocrinal and metabolic disorder affecting every 1 in 10 women worldwide of reproductive age. In these women hyperinsulinemia may contribute to the pathogenesis of PCOS by promoting abnormal androgen secretion, disrupting folliculogenesis and menstrual cyclicity. PCOS is associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol level this may finally lead to stroke and cardiovascular diseases. Early… Expand


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