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Irregular Periods

Irregular periods means the days between two menstrual periods keep changing, heavy or light period than usual, or the duration of periods varies. Some of the common causes include placement of intrauterine device (IUD), using birth control pills, PCOS, stress, an overactive or underactive thyroid, and uterine fibroids.

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I suffer from hypothyroidism and irregular periods, despite taking ayurvedic medications for a month. What could be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor, My periods have stopped for the past few months. I had it once six months back when I bled for ten days. I have been on ayurvedic medicines for a month, but nothing has helped. I have hypothyroidism and have been taking 75 mg tablets for the past four to five years. I do not have fibro...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. Sometimes ayurvedic treatment takes around two to three months to correct your menstrual cycle. Also, your age is around 43 years, there are chances that menopause might get also started, and that may also lead to th...  Read Full »

I had my period four months ago, did not get it the following month, and started taking Ayurveda medicine. Will this cause any effect?

Query: Hi doctor, I had my period four months ago and did not get it the following month. Then I took homeopathic tablets to get periods, and I started getting them by the middle of the next month from the month mentioned. I had hefty bleeding for ten days, then minimal bleeding. Still, my bleeding has not...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. First and foremost, in ayurveda, as in allopathy, one medicine does not work for everyone. As a result, your ayurvedic physician will always advise you to take medication based on your Prakriti (physical constitution) and disease. When tak...  Read Full »

Can my girlfriend do yoga during her periods?

Query: Hello, My girlfriend keeps complaining about scanty periods and clots during her menstrual cycle. So she is planning to join a yoga class next week as her doctor advised. Is it okay to perform yoga during her menstrual period? What precautions have to be taken during the menstrual period?  Read Full »

Dr. J N Naidu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. The only precaution to be taken is not to exert too much pressure. In my suggestion, she must start with simple, easily practicable yoga asanas (exercises) and continue. Do not try difficult asanas or complicated asanas. Thank you.  Read Full »

How to cure PCOS and get periods regularly with ayurvedic treatment?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 25-year-old girl suffering from PCOS for the last few years. For the first two years, I took birth control pills to regulate periods. Later I switched to homeopathy, which was effective at first, but later on, I stopped getting periods for months, even with the homeopathic medicine...  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read your case details, and I understand your issues. There are several medicines available in Ayurveda for your concern. Time elapsed for healing depends on the size of cysts. Get an ultrasound of the abdomen, complete blood count, and thyroid profile tests are...  Read Full »

How can I cure irregular periods naturally?

Query: Hi doctor, My age is 28 years, female, height 5 feet 4 inches, and current weight 174.16 Ibs. I have an issue with irregular periods. I am not sexually active, unmarried. I have started being physically active, doing yoga, cardio, and walking regularly. Two years ago when the same scenario of irregu...  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read your complaints carefully and understand your concern. All these symptoms that you are facing may be due to hormonal imbalances as you had previous PCOD history. It can be managed naturally through ayurvedic medicines and Yoga techniques.  Read Full »

Is it advisable to take Kalarchikai choornam for irregular periods?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having irregular periods. Shall I take kalarchikai choornam?  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to There are several causes for irregular menstruation. PCOD (Polycystic Ovarian Disease) is one of them. If you do have this issue then you can take kalarchikai (Caesalpinia Bonducella) 0.11 oz twice a day with warm water after meals for three months regularly. To rule ou...  Read Full »

Can I make my period regular by taking Kalarchikai Choornam?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 22 years old. My height is 4'8", and weight is 99.21 Ibs. I have PCOD problem, but no thyroid. Now I missed my periods for three months. So, I am using kalarchikai with pepper everyday morning. I have been eating this for about 25 days now. How long should I take this for getting my ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I would like to help. Kalarchikai choornam (Caesalpinia Bonducella) is a well-known medicine to manage PCOD. Its dose and duration depend on the condition. You should take this choornam 0.11 oz twice a day with warm water after meals for 90 days regularly.  Read Full »

I have PCOD. Is it normal to have irregular periods after taking Kalarchikai?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a small size of a cyst. The doctor told I have PCOD. I am taking Kalarchikkai with pepper and honey making small balls for the past 28 days. The first time I got period after 28 days second time I got after 13 days. Is it normal? Can I continue the medicine for 48 days? Or shall I ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Nowadays, period anomalies mostly occur due to PCOD (Polycystic Ovarian Disease). PCOD may lead to menstrual cycle changes, a cyst in the ovary, trouble getting pregnant and other health issues.  Read Full »

Can I take Kalarchikai choornam for irregular periods?

Query: Hi doctor, I got Kalarchikai chooranam for irregular periods. I have to take with pepper powder or with honey. I am planning to take by my own. Is it suitable for all body type?  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Kalarchikai is a herb to manage PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease). Its botanical name is Caesalpinia bonducela. Its seed is used for medicinal purposes. You can prepare at home by Kalachikai seeds or churnam.  Read Full »

I am facing irregular periods from one year. Tell me some ayurvedic remedies.

Query: Hello doctor, I am facing irregular periods problems for one year (since I took I-pill). I took I-pill in fear of getting pregnant although I did not have sex till now. I am still a virgin, but physically active with my boyfriend. I am putting on weight due to irregular periods and stomach disturban...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query. You should not take I-pill if you did not have intercourse. Because it is a hormonal pill and can cause hormonal imbalance. As far as current medicines are concerned, they are good. Keep on taking them. Along with that, take tablet Raja prava...  Read Full »

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