Isn’t it quite worrying to have irregular periods? Periods are inconvenient, irregular periods are even more disgusting. Some may get periods very early and some may get them late than usual. However, we know how it feels when you miss your periods or get delays. Are you one of those who are suffering from irregular periods? Also, Do you know the causes, symptoms, and treatment for your problem?
What are Irregular Periods?
Usually, Menstrual Cycle is a 28 days cycle. When someone has a cycle between 21 days to 35 days it is considered as a normal menstrual cycle. In general, the count of the menstrual cycle starts from the last day of your period. Also, if the period lasts for more than 7 days it is considered as irregular menstrual.
Signs and Symptoms:
- Experiencing heavy or Lighter menstrual bleeding
- Periods lasting less than 4 days or more than 7 days
- Painful urination
- Painful Menstrual Cramps
Know the causes of Irregular Periods
- Unhealthy eating habits
- Uncontrolled Diabetes
- Contraceptive pills
- Hormonal Imbalance
- Stress level
- Over Exercise
When to talk to a doctor?
Never neglect irregular periods. Tracking your periods is important. This may result in a lot of complications. The irregular menstrual cycle in the puberty and menopause are fine. But, if you have irregular periods in your reproductive years, immediate doctor consultation is mandatory. Also, your periods indicate your health condition. In the first place, having an irregular menstrual cycle is a sign that there is something wrong with your health. However, A doctor will check and will analyze disrupting reasons behind your missed or irregular menstrual. Identically, a specialist doctor can help you find the undiagnosed disease that is interrupting your normal menstrual cycle. In addition, the untreated irregular periods may lead to the following complications.
- Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
- Bleeding or spotting after sex
- Uterine/ Cervical/ Endometrial Cancer
In a word, don’t let your periods get you down. Call us and talk to our doctor on call for free and analyze your current condition.