- Secondary amenorrhea - a dangerous norm?
The treatment of secondary amenorrhea - a difficult task, but achievable
The treatment of secondary amenorrhea should begin as soon as possible - it increases a woman's chances in the future to become a mother. If it is a long time did not address to the doctor and tried to cope with their problems, even small functional changes that could in time be solved easily, may eventually move to organic disorders. And treat them much more difficult.
The treatment of secondary amenorrhea - the basic principles
The treatment of secondary amenorrhea is associated with the cause of development. But any woman because the disease is recommended restorative treatment, healthy lifestyle, restful sleep
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and rest, proper nutrition, with the exception of severe neuropsychiatric and physical stress, and stress.
Treated identified chronic diseases and foci of infection in other organs, as well as infectious and pelvic inflammatory disease. Depending on the cause of amenorrhea and its type is assigned as different hormone therapy, infusions and decoctions of plants, physiotherapy, acupuncture and psychotherapy courses.
If a woman has problems with body weight (obesity or exhaustion), it is recommended to bring the weight to normal with the help of proper nutrition and exercise. Excess weight, as well as the lack of it, can be an obstacle for adequate treatment.
If necessary, the surgery. For example, tumors are removed in the hypothalamus or pituitary dissecting adhesions in the cervical canal and uterine body and so on.
Treatment of secondary functional hypothalamic amenorrhea origin
Since this kind of amenorrhea is associated with stress and psychological load, the treatment is an obstetrician-gynecologist (endocrinologist or gynecologist), together with the therapist.
Appointed by the soothing (sedative) drugs, restorative treatment (vitamin, adaptogens, nutrition, the maximum exposure to fresh air, moderate exercise), physical therapy (for example, electrosleep), reflexology sessions
Reflexology - a policy of non-drug therapies
and psychotherapy. Women are advised to remove as much as possible, stress, high physical and neuropsychiatric loads.
After the restoration of normal mental condition shall also hormone therapy (stimulation of ovulation). For the treatment of secondary infertility due to functional hypothalamic-pituitary disorders and polycystic ovary syndrome in women who want to have children, sometimes used drugs belonging to the group of anti-estrogens (eg, clomiphene). Clomiphene is a stimulant production of pituitary gonadotropins. Its action is also associated with the stimulation of maturation and endocrine activity of the follicle in the ovary, then the stimulation of the function of the corpus luteum. In high doses, this drug, on the contrary, inhibits the secretion of gonadotropins.
Treatment against the backdrop of polycystic ovary syndrome
The treatment of secondary amenorrhea on the background of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are starting to weight control. The increased weight of this disease increases hormonal disorders, endangering the development of diabetes, coronary heart disease and high blood pressure.
As medication appointed agonists (synthetic analogues) gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH, e.g., cyclamate) - it stimulates ovulation and may result in conception. In addition, in PCOS prescribe combined oral contraceptives (COCs) with an anti-androgenic effect - Janine
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, Diane- 35 and others.
If PCOS is performed as surgical treatment. With gentle laparoscopic surgery performed ovarian wedge resection - modified portions ovaries are removed, which leads to an improvement of their functions.
Treatment for wasting syndrome and ovarian resistance
When wasting syndrome and ovarian resistance is usually conducted substitution therapy cyclic female sex hormones estrogen and progesterone or synthetic analogs. Such treatment is necessary to prevent complications with the cardiovascular system, and osteoporosis. Used estrogensoderzhaschie drugs (proginova, folliculin, Divigel, estrofem) and progesterone (djufaston, utrozhestan
Utrozhestan - corrects the deficiency of progesterone
, Norkolut, pregnin).
The effectiveness of the treatment of secondary amenorrhea depends on the woman, from her desire to maintain a healthy lifestyle, proper nutrition, exclusion from life stress, heavy loads and a variety of harmful effects (smoking, alcohol, drugs, and so on). If the woman does all the recommendations of the attending physician, the hormonal correction of violations would be much more effective.
Modern medicine has methods that allow women to experience the joy of motherhood, even with significant disorders of the reproductive system.