Menstrual Problems – Home remedies and Treatments
Home Remedies: Hot fomentation can reduce the level of pain. Practice of yogasanas to tone the uterus, and relieve the back or abdominal cramp.
Treatment: Homeopathic medication is very effective in curing this problem. The chronic treatment, given after taking a detailed medical and gynecological history, cures this condition. Painless periods can be achieved within 3-6 cycles of beginning treatment. The relief in the intensity of symptoms is seen within a few weeks of initiating the treatment. Acute medication is also given to relieve the pain, which are extremely effective, and minus the side effects of increasing nausea and vomiting. The medication acts to relieve the spasms or cramps immediately, allowing the persons to continue with their routine activity.
Premenstrual Syndrome: These are a combination of physical and emotional symptoms. The premenstrual symptoms begin post ovulation and last till the onset of the period. The symptoms are attributed to the change in the hormonal levels.
The Emotional Symptoms are fatigue and bloating or water retention; Tenderness or pain in breasts; Acne and greasy or very dry skin. Appetite changes with food cravings. Headaches or migraines can aggravate during this period, as can gastric symptoms. Back aches and cramps can also occur. This is best treated with Homeopathic medication which can cure the symptoms along with the underlying hormonal disturbance, without the need for anti-depressants or hormonal therapy.
Irregular Menses: Irregular menses is a common problem. This can be of two types. One is delayed and scanty menses. The cycles are prolonged with the periods occurring once in 2-6 months, with scanty flow. This is common after menarche and in women in the twenties. The cause can be anemia, Poly Cystic Ovarian Disease (PCOD), Hypo Thyroid Condition etc. this may also occur due to anxiety or stress-related problems. Homeopathic medication is given to regularize the cycle, and correct the flow.
Menorrhagia: Menorrhagia is frequent menses, with heavy flow, which is prolonged. The cycle can occur every 15 days, with heavy flow lasting for 7-15 days. This is common at the onset of menopause and during its course. Excessive tiredness and backache are common symptoms as a result of the prolonged flow.
It is important to address this issue immediately to prevent anemia and other complications. Homeopathic medicines offer a very good alternate treatment to surgery. The need for hysterectomy or removal of the uterus can be prevented with the medication.