Why don’t your periods come every month as they should? Concerned about the potential causes? Or could it be normal? Have you ever considered the medical name for the absence of periods due to pathological or physiological causes? Let’s educate you on the specifics of your reproductive cycle.
Know more about Amenorrhea
When a woman doesn’t have their menstrual periods, Amenorrhea is the medical term we use for the condition. Amenorrhea can be of two different forms. Primary Amenorrhea or Secondary Amenorrhea.
When your period arrives later than usual for the first time, you have primary amenorrhea. The average age range for this is between 14 and 16 years old.
And when you go three or more months without having your period, you have secondary amenorrhea. This happens when you previously had regular periods and now you don’t. These are typical causes of this kind of amenorrhea:
Or maybe while having long-term diseases.
Signs and Symptoms of Amenorrhea
Increased facial hair.
Loss of hair.
Breast size changes.
Secretion from the breasts that looks like milk.
Diagnosis & Lab Investigation
When diagnosing amenorrhea, a doctor will typically ask a number of questions, such as:
What was your menarche? Or when was your last cycle?
What’s the length of your periods.?
How frequent or infrequent are your periods?
Are you a sexually active person to check chances of pregnancy.
Have you recently put on or lost weight?
How much and how frequently do you work out? Etc.
The physiological causes could be easily ruled out and they’ll do further investigations to catch on the pathological conditions which can include pelvic examination, using scanning etc.
Ayurvedic Treatment for Amenorrhea
Amenorrhea is referred to as ‘Nashtarthava’ or ‘Anartava’ in Ayurveda. The classical textbooks refer to it as the Abnormal and scanty Rakta due to abnormal circulation. Or, Obstruction of passage.
Artava is not finished yet, not discharged monthly.
Treatment mentioned in the classics include Vata (The air element) and Kapha (The water element) alleviating drugs as well as diet and practices to increase Pitta (The fire element).
At Punarva, we approach illnesses specially lifestyle related and reproductive related with utmost care appropriate Ayurvedic methods and assist you in full recovery. Punarva is a contemporary organization that upholds the principles of ayurveda. Our doctors, who are knowledgeable and skilled in their field of Ayurvedic practices, are here to assist you by giving you relief and certainty. Our specialties include comprehensive evaluation of the reproductive diseased, their exact diagnosis, thorough samprapti vighatana (breaking the illness pathway), well-planned prakriti-oriented treatment, top-notch medications alongside the secure and clean atmosphere. We provide you with total care for your ailments.