Female Infertility & Ayurveda - Dr. Jasvinder Kaur
Dr. Jasvinder Kaur, BAMS, MD-Ayu, New Delhi, India - is an eminent Ayurvedic doctor. She has a postgraduate qualification in the field of Ayurveda from Delhi University, India. She is experienced doctor with a clinical and Ayurveda teaching experience of 15 years. Presently working as Professor in Ayurvedic Medical College. She has been invited as subject expert for various Ayurvedic examinations as External Examiner. Her publications, a book on Dosha-Dhatu-Mal Vigyan have proved to be a boon for the learners of Ayurveda. She had worked hard in the research & treatment of many chronic and complicated gynecological disorders along with male and female infertility. She is well expert in Ayurvedic treatment of chronic gynaecological disorders likely Uterine Fibroid, Ovarian Cyst, PCOD, Menorrhagia, Infertility, Pregnancy, Menopause etc. She has organized various medical camps in rural areas and spread awareness in AYUSH system of medicine "AYUSH Aapke Dwar" etc. She has attended a lot of conferences, CME’s and workshops and had been resource person too.
Topic: Female Infertility and its management through Ayurveda
Abstract: Infertility is a serious issue in the present socio-cultural scenario. Infertility, as per modern science is defined as inability to conceive even after one year of normal marital relations without use of contraception. In Ayurveda, this condition is termed as Vandhyatva and there are four factors which are responsible for healthy conception, namely Ritu (appropriate time of conception), Kshetra(healthy uterus and vagina), Ambu (proper nutrition of mother) and Beej(healthy ovum & sperm). Among all health issues, infertility is one of the main health issue due to changing lifestyles nowadays. The number of infertility cases are increasing day by day due to changing lifestyles, junk foods, socio-economic causes, tremendous amount of stress, worries, tensions etc. Nearly 10-15 % of the individuals belonging to the reproductive age group are affected by Infertility. Conception depends upon the fertility potential of both the male and female partner. Male is directly responsible for about 30-40% cases, while female is responsible in about 40-55%. About 10% cases are found due to incapability of both the partners. In remaining 10%, the cause of infertility is unexplained.
Researches in various mode of treatment of Female infertility has been growing globally in recent years. Here in this article, we will explore the female causes of infertility along with its Ayurvedic management which is a holistic approach towards the cure including lifestyle changes & diet regimes along with Ayurvedic medicines. Herbs with classical preparations, uttaravasti, shirodhara etc. these all help to manage the infertility. Ayurvedic treatment is one of the oldest, scientific treatment method, about 5000 years old and is very reliable. The combined approach of Ayurveda and advanced reproductive technologies is also serving as a new approach in decreasing infertility cases to the minimum. The role of Ayurvedic treatment for infertility is of paramount value. The holistic Ayurvedic treatment aims to improve the general and mental health of the patient leading to a higher probability of pregnancy.