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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
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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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Dr. Crystal Twynham
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Dr. Alan Patterson
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Hi.Am 25 and still have irregular periods sometimes i go up to like 6 months without getting my period.What could be the cause.What can I do to remedy?

Hi.Am 25 and still have irregular periods sometimes i go up to like 6 months without getting my period.What could be the cause.What can I do to remedy?

please see a gyn: Specialist, u need a work up as your hormones are not regulated properly and blood work can be done and an ultrasound also and your gyn can get u on a regimen to regulate your periods. ...Read more

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Dr. Crystal Twynham
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Dr. Joseph Mathews
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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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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Dr. Anne Eglash
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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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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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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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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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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Dr. Kellie Delozier
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I have irregular periods, is there any means to predict my ovulation days?(easy methods that I can do at home) ?

I have irregular periods, is there any means to predict my ovulation days?(easy methods that I can do at home) ?

Cervical Mucus: Try monitoring cervical mucus changes. There are numerous internet sites that describe the changes associated with ovulation. ...Read more

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