FAQS – Frequently asked questions
- Is there any strict dietary restriction while taking Ayurvedic treatment?
We do not restrict you from taking right kind of food. We only guide you for choosing right food at the right time in the right way. These suggestions for diet are only from the perspective of avoiding any causative factors related to your ailment.
- For how many days medicines are to be taken?
The duration of treatment varies as per the conditions you are taking treatment for. Generally, the treatment schedule is continued until the symptoms subside and desired changes are observed in your test reports.
In case of ‘Supraja’ (good progeny) the treatment is scheduled for three months before you start trying to get pregnant.
Ante natal care is planned throughout the term of your pregnancy.
Post-natal care is generally planned for three months after the delivery of your baby and sometimes a little longer as per need.
- Is there any adverse effect of Ayurvedic medicines, especially when I’m taking it in my Antenatal period?
The medicines used in Ayurved are mostly prepared from medicinal plants and Minerals. Very few medicines are prepared from aquatic origin and animal origin. Processes involved in preparation of Ayurvedic formulations consist of stringent steps which make the medicines completely safe and at the same time highly efficacious. We have our separate manufacturing unit for medicines. It is a GMP certified facility with schedule T license for manufacturing of drugs. Hence we are very confident of these medicines as we are very vigilant of its quality control. We have treated thousands of patients including ANC patients with our medicines and none of our patients has had any adverse drug reaction and this has been validated by laboratory investigations and other test reports as well.
- What is the action of Rasayana medicines?
Rasayanas are highly potent herbomineral preparations acting on minute levels in your body and mind, thus enhancing the functioning at both levels.
- Is Panchakarma facility available at Dyumna women’s clinic?
Yes. The Panchakarma facility available at Dyumna Women’s clinic provides access to procedures like Abhyanga, Swedan,Basti, Virechan, Nasya, Shirodhara by skilful therapists under the guidance of experienced doctors.
- All our reports are normal;Still Why am I not getting pregnant?
Getting pregnant is a result of merging of sperm and ovum to form a new life. The process is more complex than it seems though. Many factors work together like backstage artists to make this miracle happen. Some of the important factors amongst them are health of sperm and ovum, healthy conditions of fallopian tube and uterus, overall health of both partners and the correct fertile window. Please read more about this in our article, ‘Prime factors necessary for conception’.
- How do I know about my fertile days?
Your ovary releases an egg on about 14th day of your menstrual cycle when you are having regular menstrual cycles of about 28-30 days. This period when you can get pregnant if a sperm meets the egg is known as the fertile period. To know more, please refer to our article ‘Know Your Fertility Window’.
- What is PCOS?
Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a condition which can cause various changes in your metabolism with symptoms such as irregular menses, weight gain, fatigue, unwanted hair growth. To know more please refer to our articles from ‘PCOS.’
- I have delayed periods since 3-4 months. What does it mean?
Generally a regular menstrual cycle comprises of 28-30 days. In such a cycle your ovary releases an egg on around 14th day and you get your periods about two weeks after this release of egg which is known as ovulation. If your periods are getting delayed its most probable cause is something is wrong with your ovulation pattern. Different conditions like PCOS, thyroid dysfunction, some other medical conditions, improper lifestyle can be responsible for the same. It is important to seek medical guidance to get proper help.
- Does PCOS affect fertility?
PCOS is characterized by delayed or no menses. This also indicates delayed ovulation or anovulatory cycles which can affect fertility. To know more please refer to our article ‘Does PCOS affect fertility?’
- Are there any solutions for Fallopian tube blockage in Ayurveda?
At Dyumna women’s Clinic, we have well designed treatment protocol for resolving fallopian tube blockage, based on our experience. We have successfully treated patients of fallopian tube blockage. For more details, please refer to our article ‘Solution for blocked fallopian tube’.
- How does Ayurved help in Dyspareunia?
Dyspareunia is the condition where women hesitate to seek help. Yes, Ayurved does help in this condition with medicines and specialised procedures like Yonidhavan and Yonipichu . For more details, please refer to our article ‘Help for Dyspareunia.’
- How should I prevent recurrent abortions?
Various factors can be responsible for recurrent abortions. Sometimes no cause is detected in investigations. The concern of recurrent miscarriages has solutions when addressed with a meticulous approach. To know more about it, please refer to our article Pregnancy loss- Can it be prevented?
- How does Ayurved help to plan for good progeny?
Ayurved has concept of ‘Supraja’. This refers to plan for a healthy progeny with Ayurvedic approach of treatment. At Dyumna Women’s clinic we have a well-designed treatment protocol for the same. For more details, please refer to our article ‘Good progeny – can it be planned?’
- After conceiving naturally, do I need Antenatal care?
Yes! Antenatal period is extremely important period in view of health of both mother and baby. The ultimate goal is full term delivery of healthy baby without any unwanted event. For this, Ayurved has a lot to offer. For more details, please refer to our article ‘Antenatal care’.
- Is help for Menopause possible?
Menopause is a natural phase in your life cycle causing several changes in your metabolism leading to different kinds of physical and mental symptoms. At times these symptoms can be extremely severe so as to make your life miserable. Rest assured! This phase can be made much easier. Please check out the details in our articles from the topic of Menopause.
- How do I know that I am in my menopausal phase?
Average age of menopause is around 50 years. There are many physical, physiological and psychological changes that appear in menopausal phase. If you are in this age group and have amenorrhoea that is no periods for more than 6-8 months or having irregular periods and symptoms like hot flashes, various urinary problems, disturbed sleep, weight gain etc. then it can be an indication that you are nearing menopause. For more details, please refer to our ‘Menopause’ article series.
- Is prevention of Cancer possible?
Extensive research indicates genetic mutation that is change in normal genes is the basic cause in all cancer types. According to cell biologists, it is not only the genes that are responsible for behaviour of a cell, but the environment of a cell decides as to how a cell will be responding to its genetic code as well! Therefore, maintaining a correct environment at cellular level, developing robust immunity can be strong tools to prevent cancer. To know more please read our article, ‘Cancer- let’s get proactive for prevention.’
- Is white discharge worrisome?
To some extent yes! If the white discharge from your vagina is foul smelling, curdy or creates burning or itching, and thus disturbs your daily routine, medical advice is indicated. For more details, please refer to our article ‘Leucorrhoea.’
- What care should I take of myself after the birth of my baby?
Your health should be well taken care of after the delivery of your baby so as to avoid any short term or long term complications as well as to regain your health completely. Your health can also affect your baby’s health through breast milk while nursing your baby. To know more please refer to our article ‘Postnatal care’.
- How to improve breast milk supply?
Certain changes in your diet like introduction of cumin seeds, fennel seeds, adequate amount of milk can help to improve the supply of breast milk. If these remedies do not help you can be needing medicines.
- How can I lose weight after delivery of my baby?
You tend to gain some extra kilograms during your pregnancy. It is very important to regain your complete health after the delivery of your baby, losing extra kilograms of weight being just a part of it. To know more please refer to our article ‘Postnatal care’.
- Does Ayurved help for hair fall after delivery?
Yes! In this phase of life, nutritional demand of your body is much more, especially the calcium levels. The inadequacy of nutrients in the diet may lead to hair fall. Also, post-natal sleep deprivation and stress may aggravate the condition. Changes in diet can help you. Along with this Ayurvedic medicines will help a lot to pacify the problem. To know more please refer to our article post-natal care.