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Im from tamil nadu, india. Is there any home remedies for irregular periods?

Im from tamil nadu, india. Is there any home remedies for irregular periods?

Depends on cause: There are quite a few reasons for irregular periods, and the treatment depends on the cause. If you are concerned about fertility, you may want to consult with an obstetrician. ...Read more

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I am unable to take estrogen because they cause worse migraines. Is there a natural or OTC remedy to help with irregular periods?

I am unable to take estrogen because they cause worse migraines. Is there a natural or OTC remedy to help with irregular periods?

Phytoestrogens: Phytoestrogens, or plant estrogens, are Estrogens naturally produced by plants and can be found in certain foods (nuts, oilseeds, soy). These compounds have similar structure to human estrogen and bind to the same receptors. ...Read more

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Living with Irregular Periods (Checklist)

Keep track of your periods on a calendar
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Watch BMI so you're not underweight
Weekly
Check ovulation cycle
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Im trying to get pregnant but I have type 2 diabetes and irregular periods as well. I took fertility treatment but didn't worked.

Im trying to get pregnant but I have type 2 diabetes and irregular periods as well. I took fertility treatment but didn't worked.

PCOS: On metformin + B12 + Folic Acid?? Which fertility treatments? Need endocrinologist, GYN endocrinologist, fertility specialist. Was male partner checked? ...Read more

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Living with Irregular Periods (Checklist)

Eat healthy
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Exercise
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Stop smoking
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Have your TSH, prolactin, and testosterone levels tested
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How will smoking, drinking, hormone imbalance, irregular periods and intake of contraceptives affect the treatment for dysmenorrhea?

How will smoking, drinking, hormone imbalance, irregular periods and intake of contraceptives affect the treatment for dysmenorrhea?

Several issues: Dysmenorrhea is a common problem for women as they approach menopause. The birth control pill can be very helpful to control this. Women who are in their late 40's are perimenopausal, meaning close to menopause. At this time, your body is more sensitive to poor behaviors such as smoking and alcohol. You will feel best with a healthy diet and exercising, not smoking, and no excessive alcohol. ...Read more

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Flucuating hormones. Irregular periods + acne at 42! joints crack esp hips. Severe hip pain, linked to hormones? Treatment?

Flucuating hormones.  Irregular periods + acne at 42!  joints crack esp hips.  Severe hip pain, linked to hormones? Treatment?

See your doctor: It may be best to first start with your pcp, and discuss the concerns you have. So that you have a starting point. Then s/he can also do a hormone panel assessment to see how you're doing to ck your Progesterone and estrogen levels. The severe hip pain needs to be assessed further too. So that may be related, in that hormones have a protective effect on bone, heart, and brain. But it may also be that it is completely separate, and unrelated to your hormones. So this is why you need to speak to your doctor. ...Read more

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Living with Irregular Periods (Checklist)

Don't go more than four months without a period.
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Getting pregnant can be difficult
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Consider a birth control pill
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What are reliable, doctor-recommended herbal remedies for irregular periods?

None that work : There are no proven herbal remedies that correct the hormonal imbalances that lead to irregular periods all there are many non fda approved or regulated herbal supplements making these claims. Schedule a visit for hormonal testing and to discuss options. ...Read more

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