In women, fertility can be affected through various health issues which include blocked fall opian tubes, PCOS, thyroid problems, endometriosis, pelvic inflammatory disease, uterine fibroids, Candida, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and anemia.
Other factors, such as alcohol consumption, excessive stress, smoking, obesity, age (35+), a history of painful and irregular periods, intense physical training and weak diet can also increase the risk of infertility in a woman. Suffering from infertility is not only emotionally painful but also can become a major reason of anxiety, feeling isolated, experiencing depression, and lack of concentration.
When infertility can sabotage a woman emotionally, Ayurveda treatment for women can help them in leading a happy and fertile life. Here are a few home remedies.
Vitamin C is one of the most vital vitamins to consume when trying to get pregnant. This vitamin helps in healing the wounds faster, makes blood vessel walls stronger, and ward off infections. It also helps to boost water amount in your cervical mucus to make it more plentiful.
A majority of people are the victim of Vitamin D deficiency. The surprising part is that many of them, are unaware of it. Vitamin D deficiency can decrease the chances of fertility, and can also lead to migraine problems, and alter moods.
One of the vital vitamins to consume in early pregnancy is Folic Acid as it keeps the pregnancy complications at bay. It offers more benefit to the body when consumed a few months before conception to avoid birth complications. It aids in proper cell division and also promotes ovulation. Although, before consuming it is advised to first get the prescription.
Also known as NO, Nitric Oxide helps in producing blood vessels dilate which improves the blood flow to your reproductive organs like ovaries, genitals, and uterus. According to a few case studies, Nitric Oxide may help in increasing the amount of mucus, secreted by the cervix.
Consuming grape seed extract alongside Vitamin C can increase its potency. Grape seed extract is a powerful antioxidant that helps in protecting the sperm, additionally.
Pomegranate comes with ample benefits and some of them are; increased fertility in women,increased blood flow to the uterus, thickens the uterine lining to decrease the chance of miscarriage, and healthy development of the fetus. In order to gain all these benefits, you should be careful with the quantity you are trying to consume. Mix equal proportions of finely grinded pomegranate seeds & bark and store it in an airtight container or a mason jar. Consume ½ teaspoon of this mixture with a glass of warm water twice a daily. Repeat this process on a daily basis for a few weeks. Alternately, you can also eat fresh pomegranate and drink pomegranate juice as it is also considered as PCOS treatment in Ayurveda. Females who suffer from PCOS are more likely to face infertility, thus it is advised to consume pomegranate, powdered or juice.
Also known as Ayurvedic health tonic for women, cinnamon can help ovaries to function properly and boosts fertility. Just like pomegranate it also helps in curing PCOS, one of the main causes of infertility.According to a study conducted last year, cinnamon supplements can help improving menstrual cycles in women suffering from PCOS.
It is also cures painful complications such asuterine fibroids, amenorrhea (absence of menstrual periods), and endometriosis which can lead to infertility in women. Be ensured to consume the right amount. To make this tonic, add 1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder to a cup of hot water and consume it on a daily basis. Repeat this procedure for a few months. You can also include cinnamon in your diet. Sprinkle cinnamon powder on your cereal, yogurt, oatmeal, etc. to gain more benefits.
Kindly Note: Do not consume more than 2 teaspoons of cinnamon powder per day.