It is an abnormal condition in a women’s menstrual cycle. Almost 8 in 10 women suffers from this condition.It affects both their personal and professional life. It includes various problems:-
MENORRHAGIA:- Heavy menstrual bleeding
METRORRHAGIA:- Bleeding before and after menses
HYPERMENORRHEA:- Menses too long
OLIGOMENORRHEA:- Light menstrual periods (interval exceeding 35 days)
DYSMENORRHEA:- Painful menstruation
AMENORRHEA:- Absence of periods
PMS (PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROME):- It includes mood swings, irritability etc before 7 days of menses.
SYMPTOMS:- Abdominal cramps, pain lower abdomen/pelvis, mood swings, nausea, backache, weight gain/loss.
CAUSES:- Anemia, thyroid disorders, liver disorders, blood clotting problems, uterine fibroids, PCOD, metabolic disorders, infection of uterus/cervix, IUD/birth control pills
TREATMENT:- HERBS- Ashoka, dashmoola, lodhra, heeng, methi, ajwain, kantkari, nirgundi
PANCHKARMA THERAPIES:- Shirodhara- Medicated shirodhara treats the Hormonal imbalance
Pitchu dharan- It strenghthens the uterine cavity
Basti- It removes the infections
Shirobasti- It helps balancing the impaired endocrine glands thus helps in treating thyroid dysfunction
HOME REMEDIES:- 1- Add 1 tbs of ajwain in one glass of water with jaggery and dry fruits. Boil it for 10 minutes on low flame. Drink it during menstrual cycle.
2- Take methi decoction twice a month in case of oligomennorhea.
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