Polycystic ovaries are characterized by absent or irregular periods, excessive facial hair growth, acne, hair loss, obesity, and other symptoms. Cysts are small, fluid-filled sacs. Many cysts in the ovary and a severe imbalance of sex hormones lead to suppressed menstruation, weight gain, acne, body hair, and psychological problems.
Pulsatilla. Menses, scanty and extremely painful. No thirst. Aversion to fatty foods. A very emotional person.
Lachesis. No menses. Cysts in the left ovary. Menstrual flow dark with clots. The patient is irritable, feels better when menstruation begins. No thirst. Bad sweat.
Calcarea carbonica. Profuse, prolonged menstruation. Overweight or obesity. Excessive perspiration on head, palms and soles. Extreme sensitivity to cold air. Desire for sweets, boiled eggs and chalk. Timid, insecure, fear of strangers.
Kalium carb. No menses for several months. Backache. Very restless and sensitive. Anxiety about family members.
Thuja. Lots of warts. Excessive hair growth in unusual areas. Delayed menstrual cycle. Genital infections. The sweat is offensive, with yellow spots on the fabric. Cysts in the left ovary.
Lycopodium. Cysts in the right ovary. Hair loss and thinning. Bloating and constipation. Nausea, vomiting, restlessness and insomnia.
Natrum muriaticum. Irregularity of menses after grief or disappointment. Menses profuse. Infertility due to polycystic ovaries. Acne on the face or spots on the skin. Chronic headaches. Aversion to the heat of the sun. Desire for salt. Worse for sympathy.
Sepia. Abnormal growth of hair on the face, especially on the upper lips. Late and scanty periods. Abundant and early menstruation. Ovaries enlarged with fluid-filled cysts. Infertility due to polycystic ovaries. Irritability and indifferent behavior towards one’s family. Vaginal dryness and yeast infections. Severe back pain.
Ferrum metallicum. Weakness, palpitation, sickly complexion and swelling around the ankles during menstruation. Anemic women with red face or pale circles around the eyes.
Graphites. Menstruation is suppressed, delayed, scanty and accompanied by obstinate constipation. Frequent bouts of headache. Nervous women with rheumatism or arthritis. Exacerbation of mental symptoms before menstruation.