Remedies for Vaginal Dryness (Evidence-Based)

The vaginal canal is lined with moist mucous membranes that secrete a nutrient-rich fluid to lubricate the vagina as well as create a suitable environment for the healthy bacteria that make up the vaginal microbiota. This environment helps create an environment that is alkaline enough to allow for sperm to travel up the vagina for the purpose of fertilzation but also moist enough to allow for comfortable sexual penetration without friction. When the vaginal fluid is reduced, a woman can experience vaginal dryness which can result in vaginal and pelvic discomfort. Typically, as a woman ages, the vaginal wall becomes thin and vaginal secretions lessen. This is generally associated with menopause, however, there are several other causes of vaginal dryness as well.… Read More Remedies for Vaginal Dryness (Evidence-Based)

Menopause Remedies (Evidence-Based)

Menopause is a transitional period in which women experience a reduction in estrogen levels which results in uncomfortable, and at many times, upsetting symptoms. Some of these symptoms are hot flashes, vaginal dryness, mood swings. fatigue, dryness of hair or hair loss, anxiety, depression, and insomnia. Most pharmaceutical treatments involve the use of HRT (Hormone… Read More Menopause Remedies (Evidence-Based)

Poly-Cystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) – Natural Treatment

Being one of the most complicated gynecological conditions, PCOS requires a proper evaluation of etiology. Some cases are due to high androgens and some to high estrogen levels. When estrogen is too high for prolonged periods of time, it results in a wide range of symptoms including an increase in follicle formation – this produces… Read More Poly-Cystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) – Natural Treatment

Hypothyroidism – Effective Natural Treatment

Thyroid problems are becoming rather common these days. Allopathic medicine is only able to provide symptomatic relief meaning you’re pretty much going to be taking those drugs for life. Some doctors immediately suggest surgery for many of these patients (especially in the case of Thyroiditis), which is extremely foolish in my opinion. Ayurvedic Medicine however,… Read More Hypothyroidism – Effective Natural Treatment

Painful Intercourse In Females – Natural Treatment

Dyspareunia is a troubling condition characterized by difficult or painful sexual intercourse. The pain is experienced in the genital area and may occur during intercourse, foreplay, or attempted intercourse. The pain may be mild in nature or severe, and may even change in severity with different positions. The pain may occur at any point during… Read More Painful Intercourse In Females – Natural Treatment

Scanty, Absent, or Suppressed Menstruation and Its Natural Treatment

Scanty menstruation is called Hypomenorrhea and in some cases may be considered as Amenorrhea. This condition can be caused by several factors, some physiological, some pathological and some psychological. Physiologically speaking, it can occur during the extremes of reproductive life (immediately after puberty or just before menopause. Pathologically, being severely underweight, hormonal problems (low thyroid, high… Read More Scanty, Absent, or Suppressed Menstruation and Its Natural Treatment

Excessive Menstrual Bleeding – Ayurvedic Treatment

Excessive menstrual bleeding is known as Menorrhagia. This condition can be quite detrimental in many ways since the excessive loss of blood can lead to severe anemia, which can then lead to cardiac arrest. Therefore, It is extremely important to get this condition under control quickly. Most doctors treat this condition with the use of… Read More Excessive Menstrual Bleeding – Ayurvedic Treatment

Painful Menstruation – Natural Treatment

Painful menses is referred to as Dysmenorrhea in medical terms. It is sometimes considered to be a symptom of an underlying condition, however, most of the time, it is the primary complaint and condition itself. During my clinical rotations in the Department of Gynecology & Obstetrics, I noticed that painful menses was the most common complaint.… Read More Painful Menstruation – Natural Treatment