Reasons for Problem of Irregular Periods & Home Remedies

Last Updated on August 18th, 2020

What are irregular periods, when does this happen, how does it affect body, why does this happen, how to treat it? So Many questions and no one to answer them correctly.

These questions are very common for women and they need clear and easily understandable answers and not only this, these questions/problems need effective ways to treat it also. We will explain all these in details and will let you know the best effective ways and treatment that you can do to avoid this.

Menstrual problems in ladies (female) with the age ranging from 14 years till 50 are nothing but the problem of period. Periods problem in ladies is usually referred to infrequent periods with interval of more than 35 days. Regular cycles between 25 to 35 days are very common anything other this is irregular period that may involve heavy episodes of bleeding every 2-3 months or may involve spotting or extremely heavy flow. 11 to 13 periods in one year are quite usual and follows like periodic flow but anything less than this or more than this is abnormal and in order to stay away from this some home remedies will be helpful.

Problem of Irregular periods are common among ladies and there is no need to worry about it because it can be easily tackled with help of some simple remedies at home.


Let’s gather all the possible reasons that can be responsible for the problem of irregular periods.

There are a number of reasons that can be the root cause of this issue for you.

  • It can be a hormonal disorder or can be food adulteration that may lead to this.
  • Some kind of medication that you might be taking or can be because of lifestyle changes.
  • Significant weight gain or weight loss
  • Poor nutritional diet, eating carbohydrates rich food too much
  • Bad habits such as smoking, drug use, taking too much caffeine or alcohol
  • Stress and depression for prolonged periods
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome or Uterine abnormalities
  • Chemotherapy
  • Breastfeeding
  • Recent childbirth or miscarriage
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These reasons vary from person to person and so any of the above reason may have caused irregular periods for you. You need to figure out that and start taking early necessary steps to avoid other health issues.

The problem of missed or irregular periods causes other body issues as well like Pain or twinges in the breast and heaviness in the lower abdomen, bouts of nausea, lethargic feel round the clock and stress and depression as well.

problem of irregular periods in women
problem of irregular periods in women

Note :- Menstrual cycles tend to be irregular during the first few years after menstruation starts and also at the end of a woman’s menstrual years, when she is approaching menopause.


Now there are many ways to can tackle with the problem of irregular periods.

  • Start yoga and meditation
  • Taking home remedies
  • Start medications for irregular periods
  • Practice exercise to combat irregular periods

Yoga has the power to heal the body and bring it to a stable state. There are many different types of yoga that can help you deal with menstrual problems.

Home Remedies are the best solutions to your problems of irregular periods. The reason I am saying this is because they are very effective and does not have any side effects also on your body. They can be of various types like following some common practices or may be eating some particular kind of fruits or vegetables or something else very natural. Natural ways are the best ways to treat any such kind of issues.

We have discussed these in detail in another post that you might want to read

8 Best Home Remedies for Irregular periods, Natural ways only


Take some Medication if the problem is serious for you and if doctor suggest it based on your health condition and your medical history.

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You can also practice exercise to stay fit and avoid the problem of irregular periods. We have discussed the same in one of our post “Remedies For Irregular Periods “. Please refer to this for more info.

Stress and Depression can cause irregular periods. Yes this is true and it is one of the common reasons for periods issues among ladies. Our body works in such a manner that when we are stressed out, our adrenal glands are designed to secrete the hormone cortisol which has a direct impact on the sex hormones estrogen, progesterone and DHEA. Stress leads us to the use of caffeine, drugs, alcohol and smoking which further leads to the problem of irregular periods.


Where to start from, for treating irregular periods?

Talk to a healthcare practitioner or doctor, if you are experiencing the problem from a prolonged period. Explain about the problem and the measure you have been taking for its treatment and symptoms you are facing.

Also we recommend having a complete physical evaluation including evaluations of thyroid function and blood pressure. A pelvic exam is critical to rule out any uterine abnormality, a cervical polyp or fibroid, or a uterine infection.

These are less common causes but should be considered. Often an ultrasound will be required to evaluate the uterus, the ovaries and the fallopian tubes. Ultrasound of the uterus is useful and painless.

You can start treating the problem of irregular periods by cancelling out all the above possible reasons that may cause the issue of periods. Working with the root cause of the issue helps reduce the issue by 50%. Once you have made sure that you are not under the influence of any drug, alcohol or smoking you can start practicing the natural home remedies for treating the issue.


Many Solutions to the Problem

Make sure you have a nutritional diet that can help you restore back your body hormonal balance. Avoid high carbohydrate food and caffeine in your daily routine. Reduce the stress level of your body. To help reduce the stress you can practice meditation. You can also try some other methods like short vacation trips, playing some games or sports to release stress.

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We hope we were able to capture your problem in this article that focused on your doubts related to periods, menstrual flow, irregular periods, their reasons, treatments and possible solutions such home remedies. We tried to capture the best solutions and remedies in our next post on periods that define the easy ways one can treat the problem of irregular periods at home in a more natural way without any medication.

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