Prevention and Treatment Of Irregular Periods
An irregular period is a common problem among women. Average menstrual cycle range between 21 to 35 days and lasts for 3-7 days.
Causes For Irregular Periods
- Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
- Birth control pills
- Irregular eating and sleeping habits
If you have been suffering from irregular periods try the following home remedies to naturally regulate your period.
Papaya is the best food to regulate period. It helps to contract muscle fibres in the uterus. Eat unripe papaya for a month and see the difference. But do not eat when having your periods. It also makes a healthy digestive system and gives glowing blemish free skin.
Turmeric is rich in antioxidants that help regulate periods by balancing hormones. In a glass of hot milk add 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric and mix well. Consume this milk every day to get best results.
Fennel seeds can promote menstruation. In a glass of water add 2 teaspoons of fennel seeds. Let it stay overnight to dissolve its active contents. In the next morning strain the water and drink the water. Do it for one month.
In a pan add 2 glasses of water. Let it boil, then add 3 tablespoons of coriander seeds. Boil for another 5 minutes. Switch off the flame and strain the water. You need to drink 3 times a day for best results.
Aloe vera regulates hormones responsible for menstruation. Extract gel from fresh aloe vera leaf. To 1 tablespoon of gel add 1 tablespoon of raw honey. Consume it daily for 3 months. But do not use this remedy during periods.
Fenugreek is great to treat irregular periods. It regulates the menstrual cycle and boosts ovulation. To 1 glass of boiling water add 1 tablespoon of fenugreek (Methi) seeds. Let it boil for 2-3 minutes. Consume this thrice a day for one month.
Eggs are rich in proteins and healthy fats hence balance hormones and regulate periods. Just eat an egg every day it is not only healthy but also promotes thick hair.
Mix 2 tablespoons of sesame seeds with 1 tablespoon of jaggery and 1/4 tablespoons of cumin seeds. This combination has a warming effect on stomach which helps to get period. Take this 15days before the expected date of your period. Take this 15 days before expected date of your period.
A new study finds low Vitamin D causes an irregular menstrual cycle. It is hard to get Vitamin D from food. So eat Vitamin D fortified foods, egg yolk, cheese, tuna and salmon.
Vitamin D can also treat painful periods. Prostaglandins are the chemicals that cause painful periods. Vitamin D reduces production of this chemical.