Amenorrhea: Treatment, Diet and Home Remedies

Food and Nutrition

Foods to be taken
  • Consume adequate nutrients each day, including vitamins, minerals and protein, to help prevent amenorrhea.
  • Include more iron-rich foods in your diet such as liver, seafood, spinach, soy beans and kidney beans. This prevents nutritional deficiencies such as anemia that could be causing the absence of menstrual bleeding.
  • Use olive oil to cook to aid weight loss and add natural dietary fiber to improve your digestion and metabolism.
  • Use of spices such as black pepper, cinnamon, fennel, ginger, clove, celery seeds and soya cures irregularities in the reproductive system.
Foods to be avoided
  • Avoid fatty foods and products high in trans-fats.

Yoga and Exercise

30 minutes of moderate physical activity or at least 20 minutes of vigorous exercise on most, if not every day of the week.

Yoga asanas for amenorrhea:
  • Tadasana Urdhva Hastasana (Mountain pose with arms stretched up)
  • Uttanasana (Intense forward stretch)
  • Utthita trikonasana (Extended triangle pose)

Music and Meditation

Meditation can help you improve pelvic floor muscles, reduce stress and get into shape. Sit calmly and concentrate on breathing.

Home Remedies

  • Keep a record of when your periods occur. Note the date your period starts, how long it lasts and any troublesome symptoms you experience.
  • Regular massages with essential oils can reduce tension and improve overall health.

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