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Ayurvedic Treatment Of Amenorrhea

Introduction


Amenorrhea is the medical term which means an absence of menstruation. If menstruation does not occur at times when people normally expect it to, this is amenorrhea. Women who have missed at least three menstrual periods in a row have amenorrhea, as do girls who haven't begun menstruation by age 15.It is not a disease, and it does not mean that a person is infertile, but it can be a sign of a health problem that needs some attention.

During the menstrual cycle, hormones cause an ovary to produce and release an egg. The ovary also releases the hormones estrogen and progesterone. Estrogen primarily causes the womb lining to thicken, while progesterone prepares the womb for the implantation of an egg.If no sperm fertilizes the egg, pregnancy does not occur, and the egg dissolves. The levels of estrogen and progesterone decline, and the womb lining falls away. It leaves the body through the vagina, giving the person a period.

Types Of Amenorrhea

AMENORRHEA IS CLASSIFIED INTO TWO TYPES:-

1. PRIMARY AMENORRHEA


This occur with the absence of menstrual bleeding and secondary sexual characteristics in a girl by age 14 years or the absence of menstrual bleeding with normal development of secondary sexual characteristics in a girl by age 16 years.

Following reasons cause primary amenorrhea:-

  •  Androgen insensitivity syndrome
  •  Receptor abnormalities for hormones FSH and LH
  •  Swyer syndrome
  •  Galactosaemia
  •  Aromatase deficiency
  •  Prader-Willi syndrome
  •  Müllerian agenesis/MRKH Syndrome
  •  Male pseudo-hermaphroditism

2. SECONDARY AMENORRHEA


Secondary amenorrhea is the absence of menstrual bleeding in a woman who had been menstruating but later stops menstruating for three or more months in the absence of pregnancy, lactation (production of breast milk), cycle suppression with systemic hormonal contraceptive (birth control) pills, or menopause.

Following reasons cause secondary amenorrhea:-

  •  Anovulation
  •  Menopause
  •  Pregnancy (most common cause)
  •  Premature menopause
  •  Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCO-S)
  •  Drug-induced
  •  Breastfeeding
  •  Celiac disease

Symptoms of Amenorrhea?


The main sign of amenorrhea is the absence of menstrual periods. Depending on the cause of amenorrhea, you might experience other signs or symptoms along with the absence of periods, such as:

  •  Galactorrhea
  •  Hair loss
  •  Reduced Peripheral Vision
  •  Weight Loss
  •  Excessive anxiety
  •  Headache
  •  Excess facial hair
  •  Pelvic pain
  •  Acne

Treatment of Amenorrhea

1. Primary Amenorrhea


Treatment for primary amenorrhea may start with watchful waiting, depending on the person's age and the result of the ovary function test. If there is a family history of late menstruation, periods may start in time.

If there are genetic or physical problems that involve the reproductive organs, ALOEVERA GEL, Alovera Juice are the best medicine to use.

2. Secondary Amenorrhea


The treatment for secondary amenorrhea varies depending on the underlying cause of your condition. Hormonal imbalances can be treated with Chanderprabha Botika Tablet or DBS Ashoka Syrup.

Your doctor may also recommend making certain lifestyle changes if your weight or exercise routine is contributing to your condition.