Causes

  • Eating excessive sour, salty, pungent, heavy, fermented and hot food
  • Excessive alcohol consumption
  • Eating too much meat of fatty or domestic animals
  • Eating before the digestion of previous meal
  • Psychological factors such as grief, anger, lust, and anxiety
  • Continuous abortions
  • Excessive sexual indulgence
  • Too much exercise (walking, weight lifting, cycling etc)
  • Emaciation
  • Day sleeping
  • Trauma

Symptoms

  • Burning sensation in lower portion of groin
  • Body aches
  • Depression

Ayurvedic Treatment

  • Improper indigestion leads to the accumulation of toxins that are circulated to the deep tissues and causes blockage and stagnation. This aggravates the Vata dosha and rakta dhatu. This impairs the blood into channels carrying raj (menstrual blood) and leads to excessive menstrual blood flow.
  • Ayurveda recommends nourishing with the herbs and rejuvenating the body.
  • Massaging and yoga are also beneficial for the permanent removal of the problem. For a woman, these problems are necessary to be addressed, because menstruation is the process of the removal of the wastes and toxins from the body if they get accumulated it may lead to blockage and stagnation.
  • Common herbs used to treat menstruation problems are Ashoka (Saraca asoca), Aloe Vera (Aloe barbadensis), Ginger (Zingiber officinale), Lodhra (Symplocos racemosa), Unripe Papaya (Carica papaya), etc.

Diet and Lifestyle

  • Try to prevent all the causative factors that are listed above.
  • Bathing with mint and sandalwood essence and having a cool bath is always helpful for relaxing the mind.
  • While in menstruation elevate the foot of the bed so that the legs are raised while sleeping.
  • Avoid any kind of physical or psychological stress.
  • Avoid drinking tea, coffee, and icy cold drinks.
  • Drink peppermint tea which has cooling effects and drink at room temperature.

Home Remedies

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