Ayurvedic treatment for Dysmenorrhoea


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Not all women need treatment for dymenorrhoea. Some signs that a woman needs care for her dysmenorrhoea include –

  • Intense sudden pain
  • Prolonged pain lasting even after the periods are over
  • Worsening pain
  • Pain along with foul smelling vaginal discharge or itching
  • Fever along with pain
  • Pain after placement of a Copper T device or IUD
  • Increased bleeding along with pain
  • Pain not relieved by medications

Ayurveda recommends adequate rest along with appropriate diet, lifestyle and herbs to manage this condition. Practice of yoga is also beneficial.6

Diet Recommendations (Aahar)

  • Eating a healthy balanced diet. Eating warm and fresh foods
  • Having fresh fruits like plums, dark grapes, apples, pomegranates.
  • Eating more leafy vegetables
  • Eating 5-6 small meals
  • Regularly using ginger in food preparations
  • Avoiding high fat and sugar
  • Taking supplements like calcium, magnesium, vitamin E, B6,
  • B12

Lifestyle changes (Vihar)

· Exercising regularly-minimum thrice a week

· Ensuring sound sleep of at least 6-8 hours

· Avoiding smoking and alcohol

· Reducing caffeine

Yoga: In Yoga, various types of Asanas have been mentioned. Among them Ushtrasana, Bhadrasana, Gomukhasana, and Vajrasana have a pain relieving effect.

Figure 1Ushtrasana

Figure 2Bhadrasana

Figure 3 Gomukhasana

Figure 4 Vajrasana

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