Amenorrhea is absence of menstruation. Secondary amenorrhea refers that no menstruation for 3 months or longer. It occurs naturally in a woman with pregnancy, lactation and menopause.
Other causes are as followed for secondary amenorrhea
• Medications for long duration
• Sedentary lifestyle
• Hormonal imbalance
• Medical conditions
We had a patient aged 29 years with the complaint of irregular menstrual cycle for the past 10 years. She was on oral contraceptive pills and was using the medications to induce the periods. Her ultrasound scan reports showed multiple cysts on the both ovaries.
Treatment at VHG:
Patient underwent on acupuncture and yoga therapy for 10 days. She was also continuing the ayurvedic medicines even after the treatment. As a second line of treatment she administered Ayurveda panchakarma treatment that is Virechana (includes 5 days of snehapana, 3 days of sarvanga abhyanga and 1 day of virechana
Patient got her cycles naturally after 10 days of virechana treatment and after 4 months of her last menstruation. She was very happy with her results and looked forward for the other therapies as she was planning to conceive.
Combination of Ayurveda, Naturopathy and yoga helps in regulating the menstrual cycle.