WHAT IS IRREGULAR MENSES?
The irregular menstruation if a term used for menstrual cycles in a woman that show a variation of more than 8 days at a time. It can be explained as the irregularity of length of monthly cycles in a woman usually accompanied with bleeding in between cycles. The cycles may vary from 8 to 21 days. The variations of 21 days or more is considered highly irregular and abnormal. If the frequency is of less than 8 days we call it as Polymenorrhea and if it is more than 36 days, it is termed as oligomenorrhea.
WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF IRREGULAR MENSES?
The cause of irregularity in menstrual cycles is basically hormone imbalance. The altered hormonal levels in the body lead to irregular cycles. Apart from these, other causes of irregular periods are:
- Disturbed lifestyle
- Excessive weight loss
- Excessive weight gain
- Extreme exercising
- Polycystic ovarian disease
- Intrauterine contraceptive devices
- Some gynecological states like pregnancy or abortion
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF IRREGULAR MENSES?
THE IRREGULAR MENSTRUAL CYCLES MAY PRESENT WITH THE FOLLOWING SYMPTOMS. THEY ARE:
- The first sign is irregularity in periods
- Missed periods
- Bleeding in between periods
- Blood clots
- Cramps during periods
- Painful menstruation
- Excessive bleeding lasting for a longer period than normal or very less bleeding
- Abnormal duration of bleeding
HOW CAN AYURVEDA HELP IN CASE OF IRREGULAR MENSES?
Ayurveda is an ancient Indian system of medicine that makes use of herbs existing in the nature and formulates herbal remedies using the inherent power present in these herbs. We in Ayurveda believe that herbal remedies bring to you the richness of the herbs in a natural, unadulterated form. These combinations help improve immunity and provide strength, endurance and will.
Ayurveda uses the inherent power of natural herbs to bring about wonderful results on the human body. The herbs are natural and 100% safe. Ayurveda helps to naturally enhance the body functioning in an herbal way. The Herbs for irregular menses help improve the gonads functioning n an herbal and natural way. The herbs for Polymenorrhea or oligomenorrhea help produce proper hormones for the complete functioning of ovaries and therefore to naturally start the menstrual cycle again. This way the imbalance in the body is aided in a natural herbal way.
HERBS IN AYURVEDA FOR IRREGULAR MENSES
ASPARAGUS RACEMOSUS (SHATAVARI)
The botanical name of Shatavari is Asparagus racemosus. The herb has been used for its multiple health benefits over centuries. Its medicinal properties have worked well for nervous and gastric disorders. Ayurvedic physicians have used its beneficial effects for improving female health and female sexual system since centuries. Its main sphere of action is on the female sexual system where it helps to increase the libido thereby helping improve confidence and self esteem.
The usual symptoms seen in women are irritation over petty issues, stress from work or due to other emotional factors, decreased interest and desire for sexuality and low energy complains in performing daily activities. They usually complain of feeling tired all day or the lack of stamina. Shatavari herb helps improve stamina and energy levels in women. It shows wonderful action on the female libido and enduring power that increases self respect and confidence. Shatavari herb is used to form SHATAVARI CAPSULES at planet ayurveda.
SARAKA INDICA (ASHOKA)
Its bark is very beneficial to relieve menstrual disturbances and can regulate the female menstrual cycle. It relieves menstrual pain and pain in various kinds of tumors of the female reproductive system. The pre-menstrual tension can be relieved using Ashoka. It is used in our products Female health capsules and Pradrantak churna.
SYMPLOCUS RACEMOSA (LODHRA)
It has a big tree bark that acts as an astringent and is commonly used in leucorrhea that is the excessive discharge from the vagina. Lodhra works well in case of excessive menstruation, painful menstruation and delayed menstruation. In many types of cancer, especially cancer of the female reproductive system this herb works well. It is used in our products Female health capsules and Pradrantak churna.
The Ayurvedic herb Shilajit has been popular since ages for its wonderful effects on the male libido. Ancient physicians used it for improving vigor and stamina. The herb helps in improving physical and mental stresses. Modern physicians have tested its application in cases of low libido, premature ejaculation, erectile dysfunction, frigidity in women, lack of sexual desire in women and many sex related disorders. The fertility rates and sperm counts increase multi-fold with the usage of Shilajit. Ayurvedic physicians recommend Shilajit herb for improving stamina and energy levels in females thereby helping them feel more powerful and efficient performing their daily activities. Our product Chandraprabha vati contain Shilajit herb in them.
It improves immunity in a natural way. Calcium deficiency in the body can be effectively relieved with this herb. It is nature’s best herb to maintain homeostasis in the body and prevent diseases. Giloy is added to Chandraprabha vati.
COMMIPHORA MUKUL (GUGGUL)
Guggul has highly potent rejuvenating properties. It revitalizes cells and therefore rejuvenates them. Its purifying properties as well as lipid- regulating properties make it a wonderful herb for many health tonics. It is useful for people who have low haemoglobin and are anemic. It is useful in many heath conditions as it has proved its versatility in several conditions. The effect it has on cholesterol and triglyceride levels indirectly protects the heart from atherosclerosis. This property of the Guggul ayurvedic herb helps to prevent the oxidization of cholesterol and therefore control the subsequent hardening of the arteries. The herb is beneficial for hypothyroidism related disorders. The herb promotes the metabolism and therefore aids in weight loss. Guggul is used in the preparation of Chandraprabha vati.
EMBLICA OFFICINALIS (Amalaki)
The herb is known for its rejuvenating properties. It is a natural antioxidant that removes free radicals from the body and helps in regeneration of cells. Amla helps in increasing the body vitality and strengthening immunity. It helps in developing healthy, glowing skin and preventing premature aging. Anemia and blood related disorders are helped in a natural way. It helps in maintaining proper functioning of the liver. It aids digestion by soothing hyperacidity. This wonderful herb helps in improving immunity and boosting metabolism. The herb helps gain youthful skin and beauty. Amla has aphrodisiac, antipyretic, cardio-tonic, anti-diabetic, cerebral and gastrointestinal properties. It prevents premature greying of hair, hair loss and promotes hair and nail growth. It enhances eye sight, keeps the mouth clean, and nourishes bones and teeth. It helps to keep the intestine clean and also controls blood sugar. Amla is used to prepare Chandraprabha vati.