Dysfunctional uterine bleeding is a female reproductive disorder in which bleeding from vagina takes place between monthly periods. It is also called anovulatory bleeding. It includes spotting, unpredictable shorter or longer periods and alternating light or heavy periods. The normal menstrual cycle lasts for about 4-5 days and occurs after every 21 to 35 days. The thick endometrial layer gets flushed off every month and then a new layer grows for the preparation of conception. This whole process is hormone regulated.
In dysfunctional uterine bleeding, the imbalance of hormonal levels takes place and the irregular flow of blood occurs. It mostly affects women in their reproductive age. Near about 10%-35% of women are affected worldwide.
CAUSES OF DYSFUNCTIONAL UTERINE BLEEDING
There are various causes which are responsible for occurrence of dysfunctional uterine bleeding:
- Hormonal imbalance
- Polycytic ovarian disease
- Ovarian cancer
- Uterine cancer
- Cervical cancer
- Uterine fibroids
- Pelvic inflammatory disease
- Kidney disease
- Certain medicines such as aspirin, birth control pills, hormone replacement therapy
- Intra-uterine devices
- Ectopic pregnancy
- Emotional stress
- Blood disorders
SYMPTOMS OF DYSUNCTIONAL UTERINE BLEEDING
The common signs and symptoms of dysfunctional uterine bleeding are:
- Heavy menstrual bleeding
- Bleeding between periods, after sexual intercourse, during menopause
- Longer duration of periods (more than 7 days)
- Irregular menstrual cycles
COMPLICATIONS OF DYSFUNCTIONAL UTERINE BLEEDING
The complications which occur with dysfunctional uterine bleeding are:
- Excessive blood loss causing anemia
- Difficulty in conceiving
- Increased risk of endometrial cancer
PREVENTION OF DYSFUNCTIONAL UTERINE BLEEDING
The dysfunctional uterine bleeding cannot be prevented but with some of the steps the chances of its occurrence can be reduced. Following are the steps:
- Maintaining proper weight by regular physical exercise
- Avoid taking diets rich in animal fat
- Using contraceptives for safer sexual intercourse to prevent sexually transmitted infections
DIAGNOSIS OF DYSFUNCTIONAL UTERINE BLEEDING
The doctor will take a detailed description of the patient’s menstrual cycle. He/she will do a pelvic examination to locate any abnormality inside the uterus. He will also make the patient do some of the tests:
- Blood tests
- Magnetic resonance imaging
CHANDIGARH AYURVED CENTER’S MEDICATIONS FOR THE TREATMENT OF DYSFUNCTIONAL UTERINE BLEEDING
Here are some of the medications of Chandigarh Ayurved Center which are used for the treatment of dysfunctional uterine bleeding:
Detox Premium powder
Detox premium powder is a herbo-mineral preparation containing ingredients such as jahar mohra pishti, parwal pishti, shukta pishti, shankh bhasma, kehrva pishti, moti bhasam, giloy satv, kamdudha ras, etc. This herbal powder help in overall detoxification of the body, balances pitta dosha in the body, reduces inflammation, pain, sudden pain, and improves overall health of women etc.
Recommended dosage: Take 1 sachet twice daily with normal water
Sheet Dhara Syrup
This herbal syrup is prepared from ingredients such as ajwain satav, mushak kapoor, peppermint, etc that naturally relieve the symptoms like bloating, blenching, nausea, vomiting, feeling of discomfort, etc. The regular use of this herbal syrup neutralizes the high acid content, reduces abdominal pain, & cramps that are associated with the amenorrhea or dysmenorrhea. It helps to boost up the immunity
Recommended dosage: Take half teaspoonful of this syrup in half a cup of water. Drink this mixture twice daily on an empty stomach
Panchsakar Churna is an herbal preparation containing five ingredients such as shunthi, haritaki, pippali, trivrit, & sauvarchala lavana. The use of this herbal churna deals with sudden abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, etc. It helps in overall detoxification of the body.
Recommended dosage: Take 1 teaspoonful with lukewarm water at bedtime
Women power plus tablet
Cac woman power plus tablet is a complete natural health supplement for women which is best for female health and vital energy. It helps to build up the immunity. This is a pure herbo mineral product of the best quality herbs. It works well in the reproductive system and other health-related disorders. This tablet contains ingredients like Rajah pravarthini vati, Femine care tablet, Shatavar extract, Ashoka chall extract Ashwagandha extract, Giloy extract, Anantmool extract, Chandan Safed powder, Kukkutandwaka bhasam, Jeera extract, Safed musli extract, Shiviling extract, Dhatphool extract, Palash phool extract, Brahmi extract, Jatamansi extract, etc. These herbs have the potential to improve female health.
Recommended Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily
Stress care tablet
Stress care tablet is an amazing combination of natural herbs like Sarpgandha, Brahmi, jatamansi. It helps to relieve stress conditions. They help to pacify the nervous system and also helps to increase the mental and physical performance. Maintain stress level, Provide strength to the nervous system, Works in anxiety, loneliness, insomnia, sleep, Negative emotions, Enhance concentration in studies and other work, Memory loss.
Recommended Dosage: Take one tablet twice daily
Femine care tablet
Femine care tablet is a pure and natural remedy that contains various herbs extract that works on the female reproductive system and make it healthy. These tablets show antioxidant properties, anti inflamatory and immuno modulater properties. These tablet contains ingredients like Ghritkumari (Aloe Vera), Muramakki (Commiphora myrah), Sonth (Zingiber Officinale), Hara Kasis. These tablets are beneficial for PCOD, Bulky uterus, Endometriosis, irregular menses, uterine fibroids and improvs general health of females.
Recommended Dosage: Take one tablet twice daily
Stop bleeding tablets
CAC stop bleeding tablet is a pure herbal formulation that acts as an anticoagulant in nature. it helps to stop or reduce heavy bleeding. when there is bleeding, the body forms clots to stop the bleeding. In some of these clots leads to bleeding after breakage. therefore stop bleeding tablet helps in stopping the clots from breaking and thus reduce the excessive unwanted bleeding. these tablets have anti-inflammatory, pain killer, anticoagulant properties. it also pacifies pitta doshas and helps in detoxification of rakta dhatu (blood tissue).
Recommended dosage: Take 1 tablet twice a day
Dr. Vaidya Karanvir Singh is the younger Vaidya in Chandigarh Ayurved & Panchakarma Centre. He is the fourth generation in his family who is practicing as a general consultant in Ayurved & Panchakarma treatment at Chandigarh. In his practice, he had treated more than 1 Lakh Plus patients worldwide.