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Menstrual Irregularity

Menstrual irregularity refers to changes in the regularity, duration, or flow of menstrual periods. Menstrual irregularity is common and can be caused by various factors, including hormonal imbalances, pregnancy, breastfeeding, menopause, weight changes, stress, or certain medical conditions. Symptoms of menstrual irregularity may include missed periods, heavy or prolonged bleeding, or irregular bleeding between periods. Treatment options for menstrual irregularity depend on the underlying cause and may include medication, lifestyle changes, or surgery.

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I have irregular periods for the past few months. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 42-years-old. Over the past few months, my periods have become irregular. A few months it is on time and sometimes I do not get it for two to three months. Though I get periods-like symptoms during the cycle when periods is due, I do not get my periods. I feel very bloated when the c...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query. If all investigations are normal then I suggest you to take the following medicines for one month. This will help you with your problem. I suggest you continue taking your thyroid medications. I suggest the following, 1) Tablet Raj parvartin...  Read Full »

How to treat irregular periods in a breastfeeding mother?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30-year-old breastfeeding mother. I have been having gas trouble for two months. I was taking allopathic medicines for this. I have almost normal periods that started in the third month. It was going almost fairly. The period falls between 27, 28, or 29th day. Two months back it...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to In breastfeeding ladies, periods can be irregular up to some extent despite getting normal periods after delivery. This can be due to hormonal changes and breastfeeding. So, there is nothing to worry. But if you do not get your period the next month then you need to ...  Read Full »

Which ayurvedic medicine will help me conceive?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been diagnosed with PCOD for many years and now planning for conception. We have been trying various medicines and methods for two years. After all these failures, my doctor suggested IVF. Simultaneously, I came across a bonduc nut. I consumed it for close to 80 days and got my ...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query. See ideally this medicine should be consumed for three months regularly, and then you can stop it. If you are taking it without consulting physician, then I advise you to stop taking it. For PCOD, you can take Tablet Kanchnar Guggul (Kanchanar, ...  Read Full »

I suffer from irregular periods. please help.

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Is it necessary to keep taking Multivitamins for irregular periods?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been having irregular periods since I started getting period from age of 13. Bit history about me is that in my childhood I used to be sick with cold and cough a lot of time and my weight was always less. After I started getting periods, they were irregular. So, I consulted a gynec...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query. Also ask your doctor about thyroid function test because it can also cause this problem. Yes, you can take Multivitamin as advised to you on and off or for a long time, if you feel better. You can also take following Ayurvedic treatment for th...  Read Full »

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