For almost every woman, Menarche to Menopause, is a story to tell. Despite being a universal phenomenon, the area of women's reproductive health still remains a topic that is discussed in hushed tones. And women in different cultures and communities are required to silently suffer the pain and misery caused due to hormonal changes.
Indigenous Indian systems of healthcare can provide effective solutions for self-help in reproductive healthcare. They help us accomplish this through knowledge of appropriate lifestyle and through removal of root imbalances in the basic biological functions of digestion, metabolism, circulation, tissue development and nervous system activity that in turn take care of reproductive health. It is a "fostering health" approach in comparison to a "fighting disease" strategy.
What is a normal menstrual cycle?
A normal Menstrual cycle means the periodic discharge of bloody fluid from the uterus with a gap of 27-29 days and discharge of three to five days , being regular & with a minimum tolerable pain.
Pain during menstruation ?
One common health condition experienced by women is dysmenorrhoea (painful menstruation) excessive blood loss, and irregular menstrual cycle. It is a condition where painful enstruation is associated with abdominal cramps, backache, stiffness in thighs, cramps in the calf muscles, nausea and vomiting. Menstrual blood will be red or black, thin, dry, frothy and scattered. It is excreted slowly with pain specially perforating or piercing type.
What are the causes?
Suggested Citation: B. S. Somashekhar, G. S. Goraya, D. K. Ved, Unnikrishnan P. M., Ravikumar K., Gangadharan G. G., Suma Tagadur Sureshchandra, Shilpa Naveen, Vijay Srinivas, Venugopal S. N.; Additional inputs: Soumyashree N., Sagar D. Sangale.
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