Menstruation is an important aspect of women’s reproductive system. Due to various reasons, many women face delayed menstruation problem. Delayed menstruation once in a while may not be a problem but when a woman suffers from delayed periods regularly, it can cause hormonal imbalance in a woman’s body and cause various other complications and diseases that disrupt normal functioning of a woman’s body. Delayed menstruation is called Amenorrhea in medical terms. Some of the side effects that women face due to delayed periods are stress, acne, loose motion, lethargy, nausea and heaviness in the lower abdomen. Various treatment options can be used to restore regularity in menstrual cycle like medications, therapies, natural and herbal remedies, depending on the overall health condition of an woman, her medical history, extent of her condition, age etc.
These Are The Most Effective Treatments For Delayed Menstruation:
For encouraging regular menstrual cycle, conventional medical treatment uses non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, hormone replacement therapy and birth control pills. Amenorrhea caused due to genetic abnormalities is usually treated by addressing the problem. For example, if your ovaries are not functioning appropriately, doctor may recommend supplemental ovarian hormone. If delayed menstruation is due any structural problem like no opening in the vagina, it may be corrected surgically. Medications are prescribed when delayed menstruation is due to hysterectomy or menopause, medications are prescribed. Although these medications help to improve the symptoms of delayed menstruation, but they can have potential side effects and often do not address the root cause of the problem.
Natural and holistic treatments can help to restore regular menstrual cycle by addressing the underlying physiological problems and nutritional imbalances a woman is suffering from and promote harmony in women’s system, without leaving any side effect. Dietary modification is necessary to encourage normal menstrual cycle. A nutritionist can help you determine how much calories will be ideal for you and what you need to eat for a nutritionally balanced meal. If amenorrhea is due to psychological or emotional problem, you will need psychiatric counseling. Lifestyle changes and stress reduction may help to resolve the problem of delayed menstruation.
Use Of Herbs
Use of herbs is considered effective for treating irregular menstrual cycle. Most of these herbs help to restore hormonal balance and improve overall health. Siberian Ginseng is one such herb which is used not only for systematic functioning of body and promoting energy but also for restoring hormonal balance and normalizing regular menstrual cycle. Another effective herb that works to promote hormonal balance and improve health is Chaste berry. Black Cohosh is also helpful in treating menstrual irregularities.
There are many natural remedies that can help to restore regular menstrual cycle. For stimulating menstrual cycle, mix extract of banyan tree in milk and drink it before going to bed. Consume grapes or grape juice for regularizing menstrual cycle. Bitter gourd juice can also work to restore the cycle. Drinking radish seed paste mixed in butter milk is an effective remedy for regularizing delayed period. Similarly drinking Aloe Vera juice or cane juice can also restore normal menstrual cycle. Soak one spoon fennel seed over night in a glass of water. Strain the water in the morning and drink it. Continue drinking for few weeks to normalize delayed period. Consuming parsley juice regularly can cure delayed period disorder. Eating papaya and carrot also helps to regularize delayed periods.
Yoga For Delayed Menstruation
Women face delayed menstruation problem due to various reasons like lack of nutrition, improper diet or change in the pattern of diet, heavy work out, stress or sudden weight loss etc. Delayed menstruation can be cured by practicing different yoga postures. Following yoga posture can help to stimulate delayed periods. Learn these postures from a yoga posture expert.
• Shirsana (upside down pose)
• Dhanurasana (bow pose)
• Pachimottasana ( stretching the back and spine)
• Matyasana (posing like fish)
Regular practice of these yoga postures not only helps in treating the problem of delayed menstruation but also can help to cope with other menstruation problem like painful menstruation or heavy flow during menstruation.