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Some common Period Problems

Some common Period Problems

by: Dr. Monika Chaudhary
Attending Consultant, Gynecology

Females have small organs called ovaries in the lower abdomen. The ovaries lie either side of the uterus. The ovaries begin to produce female hormones in young females around pubescence which produces changes in the covering of the uterus. Consistently amid your period, the covering of your womb is shed together with some blood. The time between the start of one period and the start of the next is called the menstrual cycle. The normal length of a menstrual cycle is 28 days. In any case, anything in the vicinity of 24 and 35 days is normal. Amid the cycle, different changes happen in your body. The changes are controlled by chemical substances which act like messengers in your body, called hormones. Starting to have periods is part of growing up for girls. Periods usually start to occur around the same time as other changes happen to the body, such as starting to develop breasts or to grow pubic hair.

Issues identified with periods:

  • Menorrhagia: This is normal. It is hard to quantify blood loss precisely. Periods are viewed as substantial in the event that they are influencing your life and causing issues. For instance, in the event that you are routinely feeling the surge, clots, require double sanitary protection, the typical way of life influenced, at that point, the circumstances are named as menorrhagia.
  • Dysmenorrhoea: These are painful periods. It is regular to encounter pain in your lower abdomen, back, and thighs, particularly in an initial couple of days of your period. The initial two days are generally the most exceedingly terrible. A few ladies have more agony than others. Painkillers or anti-inflammatory painkillers such as ibuprofen usually ease the pain if it is troublesome.
  • Amenorrhea: Pregnancy is the most widely recognized purpose behind periods to stop. Be that as it may, it is normal to miss the odd period for no obvious reason. However, it is unusual to miss several periods unless you are pregnant. Apart from pregnancy, other causes of periods stopping include stress, losing weight, exercising too much and hormonal problems.
  • Irregular periods: The interval between periods can change in a few ladies. Unpredictable periods may show that you don’t ovulate each month, and the balance of the female hormones might be disturbed.
  • Bleeding at strange circumstances: If you have vaginal bleeding on occasion other than from your normal periods, that is an ideal time to see the doctor. This incorporates if bleeding occurs after you have intercourse, or after the menopause. There are different reasons for bleeding between periods. One common cause is called breakthrough bleeding, which is small bleeds that occur in the first few months after starting the contraceptive pill. This gets settle down over a few months.


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