WOMEN HEALTH

DYSMENORRHOEA

Dysmenorrhoea is medically defined as pain during the menstrual periods which is severe enough to interfere with regular activities.

Menstrual cramps, which are often referred to as dysmenorrhoea, are in the true sense are uterine contractions during certain times of the menstrual cycle which are intense, frequent and prolonged than other times.

Sign & Symptoms

  • Pain can begin as early as during ovulation and continue upto 72 hrs with the onset of menses, more commonly it begins with the onset of bleeding.
  • Associated symptoms include nausea, vomiting, headache, dizziness, loss of appetite, irritability, hypersensitivity to sound ,touch, smell, anxiety, fatigue.

Homoeopathic therapeutic management

  • Dysmenorrhoea can be homoeopathically managed at two levels. Firstly it can help in the pain relief ,alleviating the pain symptoms during the course of menses.
  • Secondly it can work at the individual’s susceptibility and general body harmony .It will aim at removing the underlying cause of the pain whether its the increased contractility of the uterine muscles or the underlying pathology like the fibroids or the endometriosis. It would also work upon the individuals sensitivity levels especially to pain. Homoeopathy would deal in a holistic way manging all the factors responsible for the pain and other associated symptoms so as to attain a state of general well being without procuding any harmful affects upon the reproductive system of the female body ,in turn making it all the more competent and healthy.