- Violation of the menstrual cycle: what to do when the body has failed
- Treatment folk methods
One of the most frequent causes of treatment an appointment with a gynecologist is a violation of the menstrual cycle. Menstrual irregularities are found in virtually every woman and can occur at any age, since adolescence and ending with menopause. Any deviation from the normal menstrual cycle is considered a violation. This may be a lengthening or shortening of the menstrual cycle, the emergence of painful menstruation, uterine bleeding, and more. Causes of menstrual disorders are varied and may be the result of exposure to both external and internal factors.
The normal menstrual cycle
The normal menstrual cycle - is a complex physiological process, which is characterized by cyclic changes in the body. The normal length of the menstrual cycle should be less than 21 days and more than 35 days of menstruation (periodic uterine bleeding) lasts from three to seven days, and total blood loss should be from 50 to 100 ml.
Violation of the menstrual cycle is nothing else as ovarian dysfunction, hormonal disorder that is characterized by gonadal function. Menstrual disorders may manifest its elongation (over 35 days) or irregular menstrual periods and frequent - dysfunctional uterine bleeding. Also to menstrual disorders are painful menstruation - algomenorrhea.
Physiological causes of menstrual disorders
For physiological reasons, menstrual disorders include:
The normal menstrual period may be delayed for a period of not more than ten days. When there is no longer need to be checked monthly pregnancy. Menstruation during pregnancy are absent due to hormonal changes in the body (progesterone production
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During the month of breastfeeding in most cases missing due to the massive production of prolactin - the hormone responsible for milk production. The absence of menstruation during breastfeeding
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called lactation amenorrhea.
After the appearance of the first menstruation (menarche) monthly, usually irregular and are installed within one and a half years. This is due to the immaturity of the neuroendocrine system, which leads to hormonal disruption.
- Pre-menopausal (climacteric)
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there are also a variety of menstrual disorders as a consequence of ovarian failure, reducing the production of sex hormones, as well as violation of cyclical processes involved in the neuroendocrine system.
Abnormal menstrual irregularities
By abnormal menstrual disorders include:
Malnutrition and malnutrition is often one of the causes of violations of the cycle. Sudden weight loss (diet, disease) is characterized as a violation of cycle, as a rule, amenorrhea (absence of menstruation). This is due to the absence of adipose tissue, which are synthesized estrogen - the female sex hormones.
Chronic stress, emotions (exams, psychological trauma), climate change is also one of the causes of menstrual disorders. A typical example - amenorrhea wartime.
In the menstrual cycle and reflect a variety of diseases of the endocrine system (thyroid disease, adrenal disease, diabetes
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, Pituitary tumor and trauma, disease of the brain).
- Diseases of the reproductive system
Various inflammatory processes of the uterus and appendages lead to violations of the cycle. In addition, various tumor formation (hysteromyoma, ovarian cyst) will also affect the menstrual cycle.
- Adverse working conditions
Call cycle disorders can and various occupational hazards (radiation, vibration, heavy exercise).
Alcoholism, drug addiction, and even smoking can affect the menstrual cycle and cause its violation.