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Are there home remedies for the menstrual cycle?

Are there home remedies for the menstrual cycle?

NO: Just the usual. Lots of misinformation about homeopathic help but little science to back it up. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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What are some home remedies for menstrual cramps?

What are some home remedies for menstrual cramps?

Motrin or Aleve (naproxen): You could try over-the-counter Motrin or Aleve (naproxen) to see if they help. Also try a heating pad. But if the cramps are severe and not relieved, you should be evaluated by your primary doctor or gynecologist. ...Read more

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Ayurvedic home remedies for irregular period?

Cause: First the cause of the problem must be determined before a treatment is recommended. ...Read more

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What are some menstrual cramp home remedies?

Remedies: Diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for PMS / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get GYN eval to R/O underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or Black Cohosh with dr ok. Sipping Chamomile can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read more

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Are there any effective home remedies for treating menstrual cramps?

Are there any effective home remedies for treating menstrual cramps?

Simple can work: Many prevent the symptoms before they start by taking naproxen at the first indication menses is going to start.This now OTC med interferes with the creation of the chemicals that trigger the cramping. You continue it twice a day until after menses stops. ...Read more

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Can natrual diet pills affect your menstrual cycle? For example a missed period

Can natrual diet pills affect your menstrual cycle? For example a missed period

Yes: They can cause problems. sometimes they cause your periods to go away. and besides the GYN issues from this, it can affect other parts of your body. so just be careful. once that happens, it may not be easily reversible ...Read more

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Could antibiotics affect your menstrual cycle for several cycles?

Could antibiotics affect your menstrual cycle for several cycles?

No: Antibiotics usually don't affect your menstrual cycle but the underlying condition for which you are taking the antibiotics can. Any physical stress as an illness and/or emotional stress can affect ovulation and with that the menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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What are good home remediesfor menstrual cramps?

What are good home remediesfor menstrual cramps?

Menstrual cramps: Try: omega- 3 fatty acids or magnesium (supplementation or through diet) with your doctor’s approval. Discuss use of a traditional herbal like black cohosh with your doctor. Chamomile tea can be soothing. Sipping green tea can also dissipate pain. Avoid caffeine, alcohol, extra salt. A warm bath or heating pad is beneficial. Acupuncture is excellent for dysmenorrhea. ...Read more

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Can an irregular menstrual cycle affect the accuracy of home pregnancy tests?

Can an irregular menstrual cycle affect the accuracy of home pregnancy tests?

No: With an irregular cycle it is more difficult to figure out the best time to do the test, but the test itself remains very accurate. ...Read more

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Late menstrual cycle again and recurring eye inflammation. Is there a relation?

Late menstrual cycle again and recurring eye inflammation. Is there a relation?

Dry eye : Subjective symptoms, tear production and stability, surface dryness and inflammation were significantly related to hormonal fluctuations in the menstrual cycle. In particular, the impairment of these functions appeared to be related to the estrogen peak occurring during the follicular phase, especially in patients with dry eye. The ocular surface is confirmed to be an estrogen-dependent. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedy for less bleeding in menses?

Are there any home remedy for less bleeding in menses?

No: No, there are no home remedies, but if the bleeding is extremely heavy then a GYN MD should be consulted to avoid anemia. If the bleeding is 3 pads in 30 minutes, go to the E.R. as that constitutes hemorrhage and not normal "menstrual bleeding." ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for delayed periods?

Delayed periods: It depends on the cause of the delayed periods. If the cause is polycystic ovarian syndrome, it's possible to improve the cycle by losing weight and taking a vitamin supplement called myo-inositol. Stress, excess exercise and eating disorders can all delay periods. So correcting those situation can also help with delayed periods. ...Read more

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Are there any tips to get periods immediately? I.E. Prepone menstrual cycle?

Are there any tips to get periods immediately? I.E. Prepone menstrual cycle?

Provera (medroxyprogesterone): Depending on where you are at in your cycle, your doctor can prescribe you 5-10 days worth of Provera (medroxyprogesterone) and then when you stop the medication it will cause a cycle. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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What are good ways to treat a menstrual cycle irregularity problem?

Depends : What the problem is: too many to list here. Most any doctor, esp. An obg can help with this. ...Read more

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Can herbal supplements help in delaying menstrual cycle?

Can herbal supplements help in delaying menstrual cycle?

Why?: I wonder why you would want your menstrual cycle delayed. If there is a specific reason for it, i would not risk in turning to any herbal supplement as there is none to date with proven/documented efficacy in doing so. ...Read more

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Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more


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Menstrual Cycle Changes (Definition)

Menstrual cycle changes occur throughout a womens lifespan. In most women when they start there periods at 9 or 10 they are often very irregular and heavy. As the woman matures the cycle tends to shorten to a few days and becomes regular every 29-32 days. The periods in the perimenopausal period tend to be irregular and heavy similar ...Read more