A Study to Assess the Efficacy of Lycopodium Clavatum for the treatment of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Anjitha, S P (2020) A Study to Assess the Efficacy of Lycopodium Clavatum for the treatment of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. Masters thesis, Sarada Krishna Homoeopathic Medical College, Kulasekharam.

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BACKGROUND: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is characterized as a syndrome, rather than a disease. It is one of the major health problem arising in young females nowadays and is characterized by ovarian dysfunction and hyperandrogenism. It is closely associated with insulin resistance and the development of diabetes. This study indicates the positive role of homoeopathy in the management of polycystic ovarian syndrome. Homoeopathic medicine along with lifestyle modification may bring improvement in PCOS patients. METHODS: A small sample of 30 well-diagnosed cases of PCOS have been selected for this study and these cases were taken from the OPD, IPD and rural centres of Sarada Krishna Homoeopathic Medical College. Patients presenting with any three symptoms of PCOS was taken into consideration. Then cases were recorded in the prestructured SKHMC case format. Evaluate the symptoms and totality was taken. Then prescribed Lycopodium on the basis of symptom similarity. In all cases, pre and post treatment pelvic ultrasound was done and also checked fasting blood sugar level before and after treatment to rule out insulin resistance. For clinical assessment scoring was done on the basis of symptoms of PCOS. Observations were noted in tables and charts. Statistical analysis has been done and results were presented. RESULTS: Out of 30 cases 53.3% of cases belong to age group 15-25 years of age. PCOS was found more prevalent in students (46.6%). About 12 cases of raised FBS level showed marked reduction in the blood glucose level. There was marked improvement in reduction of score in all the 30 cases which was done on the basis of PCOS symptoms. CONCLUSION: Homoeopathic remedy Lycopodium Clavatum is effective in the management of PCOS.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Hyperandrogenism, Insulin resistance, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Oligomenorrhoea.
Subjects: AYUSH > Materia Medica
Depositing User: Subramani R
Date Deposited: 19 Oct 2021 12:38
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2021 12:38
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/18555

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