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Amenorrhoea

Dr. Kanica 91% (14 ratings)
BHMS
Homeopath, Bahadurgarh  •  2 years experience
Amenorrhoea

Amenorrhea

Amenorrhea is the absence of menstrual bleeding. The most common cause of amenorrhea is pregnancy. Other causes of amenorrhea include problems with the reproductive organs or with the glands that help regulate hormone levels.
For a woman to have regular menstrual cycles, her hypothalamus, pituitary gland, ovaries, and uterus should all be functioning normally. The hypothalamus stimulates the pituitary gland to release follicle-stimulating hormone (fsh) and luteinizing hormone (lh). Fsh and lh cause the ovaries to produce the hormones estrogen and progesterone. Estrogen and progesterone are responsible for the cyclical changes in the endometrium (uterine lining), including menstruation. In addition, a woman’s genital tract should be free of any abnormalities to allow the passage of menstrual blood.
Amenorrhea is of two types.

  • Primary amenorrhea. Primary amenorrhea is typically the result of a genetic or anatomic condition in young females that never develop menstrual periods (by age 16) and is not pregnant.
  • Secondary amenorrhea. Pregnancy is an obvious cause of amenorrhea and is the most common reason for secondary amenorrhea. Further causes are varied and may include conditions that affect the ovaries, uterus, hypothalamus, or pituitary gland.

Causes.

  • Stress.
  • Over exercise.
  • Excessive weight gain or weight loss.
  • Cycle suppression with systemic hormonal contraceptive pills.
  • Chronic diseases like tuberculosis etc.
  • Pituitary causes.
  • Hypothalamic causes.
  • Ovarian causes.
  • Breast feeding.
  • Thyroid gland disorders.

Symptoms.

  • No bleeding.
  • Headache.
  • Increased hair growth.
  • Vaginal dryness.
  • Hot flushes.
  • Night sweats.
  • Anxiety.
  • Weight gain or weight loss.

Management.

  • Avoid stress.
  • Women should eat proper balanced diet.
  • Do moderate exercise to maintain body weight.

Diet in.

Good nutrition (balanced diet with adequate consumption of fats, proteins and minerals) can usually alleviate the problem.

Our homeopathic remedies are best in this case.

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