Irregular Periods and Pregnancy
[raw] A lot of women may have experienced irregular periods in their whole menstrual life. Missed periods, late periods, early periods have been experienced by most women. Some women even have discomforts during their period. They sometimes feel pain (dysmenorrhoea) when they have their period. Having your menstrual period can sometimes be a bother because you can't freely move and you often have to think about stains in your clothes. What is an Irregular Period? Irregular period refers to cycles that come in less than 21 days or more than 32 days. You need to keep track of your monthly periods so that ...
[raw] Why is my period not on time? The common thought among women when their period is late or delayed is pregnancy. Though it could indicate a possible pregnancy, there could also be other reasons why. If a pregnancy test is negative, and you are still not having your period, it could a sign of abnormality which needs a medical intervention. Missed period could also be a result of stress, gain or loss of weight, drugs, illness, contraceptives, pelvic organ problems or simply missed ovulation. Stress affects our lives in several ways such as dealing with our own selves, family, relationships and ...
Irregular Periods in Teenagers
[raw] Most of the teen girls do suffer from the problem of irregular periods and most of them get their periods only once in 2-3 months or maybe twice in the same month which is a cause of worry. It is important that teenagers know about the exact reasons for irregular periods which are: Menstrual cycle although occurs once in every month yet there are several women who suffer from irregular periods while there are women who get their periods on time. This 28-day cycle is bound to face changes throughout your life and teenagers do suffer from irregular periods especially in ...
Early Signs of Pregnancy
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Are you wondering why you or someone your close to are having irregular periods? Being a woman entails you to have your period every month. A lot of women suffer through the icky, sticky and sometimes painful period very month. The length of menstrual period often varies from every person. The usual period is 28 days but may vary from 21 to 35 days. Don’t be alarmed if your period does not come the same date per month. You can take note of your last menstrual period (the first day of your period) for a few months. Calculate the number of days your period usually comes. If the difference is 1 to 3 days then you have a regular period. The usual duration of period is 5 days but some have it as short as 3 days while others last for 9 days.
Having irregular period is not that unusual and about 30% of women have irregular periods. Having irregular periods a common occurrence and you usually don’t need to be alarmed if you start having them. Irregular period is when you have a different bleeding compared to your usual one. It may be that your period lasted only for a few days or you have minimal bleeding. It could be that you skipped a period for a month, had scanty bleeding or had a shorter period.
The most common reason for irregular period is stress. A lot of women suffer stress in their lives. It may be because of too much work, pressure from your peers or stress from schoolwork. There are a lot of different reasons why women have irregular periods.
Here are the usual reasons:
- Excessive weight increase or weight loss
- Imbalance nutrition
- Chemotherapeutic drugs
- Imbalance in hormones (pregnancy, menopause, teenagers)
- Existing medical conditions (problems in your ovaries, fallopian tubes and uterus)
- Stress or anxiety
- Over exertion
- Too much smoking and alcohol drinking
If you’re worried about your irregular period then you should consult a doctor. You need to make sure that there is nothing physically wrong with you. Ask your gynaecologist on the possible reasons why you have irregular periods. Voice out your concerns and ask questions regarding them.