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    April 26, 2022 1 min read

    Is your menstruation normal?

    According to the Madhava Nidanam, one of the classical texts of Ayurveda, menstruation is considered normal if it occurs regularly each month, for a period of 5 days, the fluid without mucus, a moderate quantity (not too much or too little) and flowing without a burning sensation or pain

    The Madhava Nidanam also describes Menorrhagia - Called Asrgdar Nidanam in Sanskrit, the text describes four types of the condition - one of Vata, Pitta, Kapha or a combination of all three.

    Depending on the doshic influence, an individual may experience the following:

      • Excessive menstrual flow

      • Debility and fainting

      • Giddiness

      • Excess thirst

      • Burning sensation

      • Pallor of the skin

      • Stupor and delirium

      • Discharge that is yellow, blue, black, crimson, bright red

      • Comes out in gushes

      • Smelly and heavy

      • With mucous

    There are a number of Ayurvedic treatment recommendations for gynaecological conditions. They include and are not limited to dietary, lifestyle, herbal and body treatment recommendations

    If you experience any gynae conditions or infertility you are welcome to speak with one of our practitioners about a treatment program suitable for you

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