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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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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 »

I am taking Kalarchikai for irregular periods. Will it work?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 31 years old, and my partner and I are planning to conceive. Due to irregular periods, I underwent a follicular study for six months. After that, I did not pursue any treatment for three months, during which I also did not experience menstruation for the past four months. Upon consult...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hi,Welcome to am glad you chose icliniq for your medical-related queries.I understand your concern and will try to help you with it.Based on the information you provided, irregular periods could be indicative of underlying conditions like polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) or hormonal im...  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 »

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 »

I am a 22-year-old female with hyperthyroidism, reduced menstrual flow, and thinning of hair. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 22-year-old woman. For the past three years, I am suffering from thinning of hair and scanty menses which lasts for only two days. My BMI is 17. Also, I was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism. For two months, I took Shatavari Gulam and Rajapravartani, but there was no change. My TS...  Read Full »

Dr. Yogesh Chavan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I went through the health issues described by you. Hyperthyroidism causes scanty or irregular menses. Hand tremors, feverish feelings, irritability, dry hairs, and intolerance toward heat are also symptoms of hyperthyroidism. Your TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) level...  Read Full »

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