Menstrual cycle is an important indicator of overall wellbeing  of women. Some women get irregular or delayed menstruation  which is known as amenorrhea.

Amenorrhea is the term used to describe the absence of a  period in young women who haven’t started menstruating by  age 16, or the absence of a period in women who used to have a regular period.

Typically women menstruation cycle starts after twenty eight days. During this cycle women menstruate for three to five days and it is often seen that their menstrual cycle may start early or late by few days is normal.


Primary amenorrhea

Absence of menstrual bleeding and secondary sexual characteristics (for example, breast development and pubic hair) in a girl by age 14 years or the absence of menstrual bleeding with normal development of secondary sexual characteristics in a girl by age 16 years.

Secondary amenorrhea

Absence of menstrual bleeding in a woman who had been menstruating but later stops menstruating for 3 or more months.


– Vaginal dryness, hot flashes, night sweats, or disordered sleep.

– Noticeable weight gain or weight loss may be present.

– Excessive anxiety.


The main causes contributing towards this condition are


If sexually active there are chances of pregnancy. It is most common cause of amenorrhea.

– Contraceptive pills

Menstrual Cycle suppression with hormonal contraceptive (birth control) pills.


Antidepressants, antipsychotic, drugs used in chemotherapy and oral corticosteroids can influence the menstrual cycle.

– Menopause

It is the case in which menopause occurs before the age of 40 years.

– Excessive weight loss

Interrupts many hormonal functions in the body causing absence of menstruation.

– Ovarian tumors.

Some ovarian tumors lead to amenorrhea.

– Eating disorders

Anorexia can disturb the menstrual cycle

– Hormonal Disorders

For example, polycystic ovary syndrome can affect menstruation. Polycystic ovarian syndrome is widespread among women, being seen in 6% of women of childbearing age.

– Strenuous exercise or sports

Women who do ballet, or gymnastics, long distance running can often face this problem.

– Stress

Worry, grief, fright, or other serious emotional disturbances; can affect the hypothalamus that controls the activity of hormones involved in regulating menstruation.

– Other causes




Malformation of the womb

Displacement of the womb

Debility, especially after a serious illness


– Stay away from tobacco, alcohol, coffee, black tea, sodas and fried foods!

– eat a protein-rich breakfast and remove all refined sugars. Also lower carbohydrates in general.

Homeopathic treatment

Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis of symptoms rather than conditions, as each case of a particular illness can manifest differently in different people. There are many symptoms which can be effectively treated by homeopathy few symptoms are given below. If your symptoms are matching to any of the symptoms given below, it can be cured mail the disease and symptom number at to know your medicine.

1. Due to anemia; in fat and flabby patient.

2. The periods are scanty, delayed or absent. There is a dislike of the seaside and a tendency to be solitary. The patient is rather timid, nervous and always tired. Craves salty foods.

3. Never well since childbirth hemorrhage or history of anemia with amenorrhea.

4. Delayed first menses, with debility; languor; palpitation, indigestion, leucorrhea, sickly complexion; puffiness of face or ankles. Loss of blood; weak pail, and frail and anemic or heavy periods and then stopped.

5. Delayed or tardy menses with scanty pale flow. Constipation and tendency to skin eruptions.

6. History of grief, resentment; amenorrhea from suppressed grief.

7. Amenorrhea after nursing or childbirth as a result of progesterone drop. Wants to be left alone, don’t feel nurturing to children or husband.

8. Due to over-exposure to the cold or damp weather.

9. Colicky lower abdominal pain; exhaustion and loss of appetite are commonly present. The mood is nearly always one of agitation.

10. Delayed, suppressed or scanty menses; hysteria, nausea, vomiting, palpitations, loss of appetite; lassitude; chilliness, headache, pain in abdomen or loins. Symptoms from grief or abandonment; can be from water psychological; better cool air and movement; changeable moods and symptoms.

11. Amenorrhea as a result of nervous exhaustion; sighing, romantic, idealistic.

12. Sudden suppression of menses from a chill, fright, or vexation with congestion of the head or chest; anxiety and great restlessness, especially full-blooded young women.

13. Amenorrhea full-blooded persons with pressure and head throbbing, much bearing down or lower abdomen; nosebleeds.

14. Delayed menstruation in girls who are fleshy, lack muscle, have a fair complexion, perspire easily on their head, have cold feet and consumptive tendency. From worry, over-work or worry, exposure to dampness, stocky, insomnia; calcium deficiency.

15. Headache, nervous, hysteria; pain in left breast and side; rheumatic, neuralgia of uterus, pains dart from side to side; irregular flow; delayed or suppressed menses from mental emotions.

16. Periods absent after fright or sudden exposure to cold.

17. Periods absent after fright, with changeable moods.

18. Periods delayed, with hot, flushing skin, faintness in the late morning.

19. Periods always very irregular and variable.

20. Agonizing pain; depression, wishes to be left alone. Hates loved ones.

21. Irregular periods followed by amenorrhea.

22. Associated with anemia, diarrhea and malnutrition.

23. Due to grief or disappointments in love.

24. From chill or fright.

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