Abnormal Menstruation or Menstrual Disorder common problem faced by women. A normal menstrual cycle ranges from 21 days to 35 days. Women having below or beyond this cycle is a disturbed period cycle. There can be several reasons for irregular menstruation: Lack of ovulation, Thyroid disorders, excess prolactin secretion by brain, excessive physical strain, stress, using of birth control pills, pelvic inflammatory disease, polycystic ovary syndrome, endometriosis, premature ovary failure are some factors.
Some of the symptoms of Abnormal Menstruation:
- Irregular flow (low or heavy)
- Periods lasting longer (more than a week)
- Abdomen pain and cramps
- Nausea and vomiting
When should you consult a doctor?
Consult a doctor when you have long delayed period, excess or less pain & bleeding.Read more »
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