Irregularity often occurs in many cases in our daily life. But when it comes to the menstrual cycle, it often occurs in many of the individuals. It is necessary for us to know what causes such problems and the symptoms we would face while having the issue. I hope you can get all the necessary information regarding the irregular periods in this article. I have also listed a few home remedies for treating it.

Irregular Periods: Symptoms, Causes, And Home Remedies
Irregular Periods: Symptoms, Causes, And Home Remedies

Symptoms Of Irregular Periods

Following are some of the common symptoms of irregular periods.

  • The menstruation cycle will be longer than 35 days.
  • Any changes in the blow flow during your periods.
  • Blood clots might appear along with the discharge.
  • If the blood clot is greater than 2.5 cm in diameter, then it is considered to be irregular periods.
  • Acute pain in the lower abdominal and pelvic areas.
  • Heavy vaginal discharge
  • Unpleasant or strong fishy odor from the vaginal discharge

Causes Of Irregular Periods

Some of the common causes of irregular periods are as follows.

  • Stress
  • Sudden increase and decrease in body weight
  • Eating disorders like Anorexia and Bulimia
  • Usage of an intrauterine device (IUD) (birth control device)
  • Contraceptive pills and Antibiotics
  • Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
  • Hyperthyroidism (overactive) and Hypothyroidism (underactive)
  • Exercising to much
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Uterine fibroids
  • Food habits

Home Remedies

The home remedies that can be followed to get rid of irregular periods are as follows.

#1. Cinnamon Powder

Cinnamon has been used for solving the irregular period problems since ages. They help in providing great relief to you from the menstrual cramps. The cinnamon consists of a special compound called Hydroxychalcone in it. This will help in maintaining the insulin levels in your body. So, this will eventually prevent you from the occurrence of irregular periods.

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Directions For Use

  1. Take 1/2 tbsp of cinnamon powder and mix it in one glass of boiled milk.
  2. Drink it once in every day continuously for a few weeks until you get your periods.
  3. Meanwhile, you can also prepare cinnamon tea and consume it regularly.

#2. Figs

Figs are packed with a bundle of minerals like calcium, manganese, copper and potassium in it. All these essential minerals will help in regulating the menstrual cycle regularly.

Directions For Use

  1. Firstly, take about 5 figs and put them in a bowl filled with one cup of purified water.
  2. Start boiling the water for a few seconds.
  3. Then filter the fig water solution leaving the residues behind.
  4. Drink the filtered water every day for having regular periods.
  5. You can also prepare fig juice and start consuming it until you get your periods.

#3 Aloe Vera Gel

Aloe vera gel has the ability to manage the levels of hormones in your body. This will eventually make the menstrual cycle to occur properly. Apart from this, it also has a lot of advantages when it comes to your body. It reduces your body heat and provides a cooling effect. They can prevent you from many of the diseases.

Directions For Use

  1. Firstly, extract the gel separately from the aloe vera leaf.
  2. Then mix a little amount of honey with the aloe vera gel.
  3. Start consuming it regularly before having your breakfast.
  4. Follow this remedy continuously for about 3 months.
  5. You can also mix it with a glass of water and drink it.

Note

  • Do not consume this when you have your periods.

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Tharaa Nagendran

Health & Wellness Content Writer at Glowpink
A passionate writer and a creative artist who loves artworks. Writing and Doodling are the two things that give me serenity. Being as a Health and Fitness content writer, I find myself more responsible. I enjoy delivering contents that helps in enhancing the lifestyles of people.
Tharaa Nagendran
A passionate writer and a creative artist who loves artworks. Writing and Doodling are the two things that give me serenity. Being as a Health and Fitness content writer, I find myself more responsible. I enjoy delivering contents that helps in enhancing the lifestyles of people.

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