Menstrual disorders is characterised by wide range of issues that can affect a woman’s menstrual cycle, including irregular periods, heavy or prolonged bleeding, painful periods (dysmenorrhea), absence of periods (amenorrhea), and other related concerns.
Menstrual disorders can have various underlying causes, such as hormonal imbalances, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), thyroid disorders, uterine fibroids, endometriosis, stress, and more.
Common Menstrual Disorders include:
Dysmenorrhea: This refers to painful menstrual periods.
Amenorrhea: This is characterised by the absence of menstrual periods in women of reproductive age.
Menorrhagia: This isabnormally heavy and prolonged menstrual bleeding.
Oligomenorrhea: This is characterised by infrequent or irregular menstrual periods.
Metrorrhagia: This is irregular bleeding between periods.
Polymenorrhea: This condition involves frequent menstrual periods, with cycles lasting fewer than 21 days.
Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS): PMS is a combination of physical and emotional symptoms that occur in the days leading up to menstruation.
Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD): PMDD is a severe form of PMS with more intense emotional symptoms.
Endometriosis: This is a condition where the tissue that lines the uterus grows outside of it, causing pain and issues of potential fertility.
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS): PCOS is a hormonal disorder where the ovaries may develop cysts and ovulation may be irregular or absent.
Fibroids: Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous growths that can lead to painful periods.
Menstrual Irregularities during Perimenopause: As women approach menopause, their menstrual cycles may become irregular, and they may experience changes in bleeding patterns.
How do homeopathic medicines work for your Menstrual Disorders?
In homeopathy, a detailed examination of the individual’s symptoms, overall health, and emotional state is done to determine the most suitable remedy. Homeopathic medicines for menstrual disorders are selected based on the principle of individualization, which means that each person’s treatment is unique to their specific symptoms.
Common homeopathic remedies used for menstrual disorders include:
Pulsatilla: This is used for irregular or suppressed periods, accompanied by mood swings and a desire for sympathy and consolation.
Sepia: Often prescribed for irregular and painful periods, with a sense of bearing down in the region of pelvis.