I overcame PCOS without any medicines. I was regarded to be a PCOS victim since my school days. I use the word ‘victim’ since that’s the way our society causes you to feel about your condition. I was sound, healthy and everybody called me chubby. With substantial hair growth all over my face and additional fat on my body as a young person, it used to get very disappointing now and again. This likewise incorporated a crazy number of visits to the gynaecologist and a humongous admission of medication mixed drinks, running from metformin to hormone adjusting pills. In a depiction, my adolescence and high school years ended up being an exemplary instance of ‘been there, done that’ to counter PCOS conditions.
“An incident from at times back, that just brings back pungent recollections, consistently caused me to feel like—I am by one way or another isolated from other ladies. These are, maybe, ladies who don’t need to suffer PCOD (Polycystic Ovary Disease). The sentiment of separation came when I first found out about my fight with PCOD (Polycystic Ovary Disease). At that point, I realized nobody who had a similar uneasiness as me and to finish it off- – I needed to endure an auntie that would continually insult me over my expanding weight and facial hair development. I understand experiencing PCOD (Polycystic Ovary Disease) is by one way or another, not as excruciating as enduring companions/family – who concentrate all their vitality into designing us about our weight, hair, skin, and each other physical appearance—prompting mental pressure”.
Well, this was out of rage- I started my journey in early 2018, I left for Mumbai and coached myself. I started researching more and more about PCOS and how it affects our bodies. I finally understood that the more carbs I ate, the worse it gets. When I started reading a lot about it, I came to the conclusion that an average person’s daily carb intake must be about 300-400gms per day, considering the Indian way of eating. I found that the correct amount to eat and not have any symptoms is between 0-75g of carbs per day, which was not easy at all as I was used to having junk sprees all my life. The insulin levels in the blood go up after eating carbs implying that your weight can shoot up, Hirsutism (facial hair growth) can go worse, you can become insulin resistant over a period, which in turn causes the ovaries to make too much testosterone.
I started weight training myself and planned a diet which was a calorie deficit. I used to track my macros through the app and weighed all the ingredients before cooking. I never did any fad diet but always took a sustainable approach. Majorly, I started to watch my daily intake of carbs and tried to limit it to 75gms per day.
My way of life experienced an ocean of progress as I deliberately began actualizing my newly discovered information into training. Some fundamental changes I made included working out every day for 30 to 40 minutes, breaking the medication cycle, and eating handcrafted, homemade food. Every single green vegetable turned into a significant piece of my day by day diet followed by protein consumption, totally excluding all terrible carbs, drinking some green tea day by day, eating high fats like nuts and seeds and lessening my sugar admission to the absolute minimum. I turned my back to all sweet and circulated air through beverages, step by step began presenting shaded products of the soil in my eating routine, started hydrating myself appropriately and followed an exacting NO way to deal with all singed food and desserts.
Inside eighteen months, alongside an activity system and an extreme change in my food habit, I had gone to a weight casing of 52 kilograms from 62 kilograms which were at the pinnacle of PCOS days. Sonography reports proposed that there was a definite decrease in my PCOS condition, from being severe to gentle.
Likewise, I had never felt so fresh and energetic in all my years!
There comes a fitness tripod that needs to be followed when you want to go ahead with your weight loss journey. Tripod being- Right Nutrition, Regular Workout and Sleep (Rest & Recovery).
And all in all, it not just cured my PCOS but myself being a Nutritionist now I have cured a lot of PCOS cases. It’s just not about minting money but also the smile to see on my clients face, and that relief of then makes my day. When it comes to losing weight or getting your medical condition cure just with food and workout, the only thing is you need to have “Shanti”. For instance, I had a client asking me about a supplement that I prescribed her for her hair fall and right after two days of using those supplements, she came up to me “Ma’am hair grow hi nai ho rahe“. A loud shout out to all the women experiencing PCOS, or attempting to lead a robust way of life. You should simply adjust your way of life, eat healthy, practice for least 40 minutes day by day, read a ton and know. Above all, be sure about it. A female body is considerably more than ‘polycystic ovaries’. Consume a ton of water, work it out as activities discharge endorphins! Remain cheerful and sound!
The key to betterment for me was eating in moderation. Also, my family was a tremendous emotional support. You just have to tell yourself that you can.