What is the definition of Amenorrhea (absent menstrual period)?
Absent menstrual periods are also called "amenorrhea". Primary amenorrhea is when a woman has not started her menstrual cycles by the time she is 17 years old; this is very rare. Secondary amenorrhea is when a woman has had menstrual periods in the past, but has not had one for at least 3 consecutive months. This is much more common. Of course, first of all, it is very important to exclude pregnancy as a cause of amenorrhea. The temporary interruption of menstruation that occurs after childbirth and during breastfeeding is normal and not considered amenorrhea.
What are the causes of Amenorrhea?
Disorders or infections of the pelvic organs could cause absense of menstrual periods, but the most common reasons for amenorrhea are emotional stress, excessive physical work or exercise, improper diet, rapid weight loss or gain, and medication.
How does Chinese herbal medicine treat absent periods?
In the Chinese medical perspective, absent menstrual period are a result of deficiency and stagnation. Vitamin and mineral deficiencies can affect the blood kidneys, liver, spleen and other organs. Stress can also cause stagnation of the liver.
Chinese herbal medicine treats the causes of the problem. The Absent Period Formula focuses on tonifying the blood, which nourishes the uterine system, and on supporting the kidneys, liver and splenic systems. It can also soothe the liver to ease stress. All these things will improve hormonal balancing and recalibrate your period.
Who will benefit from our Chinese medicine Absent Period Formula?
1. Women with absent or scanty menstrual period caused by hormonal imbalances or with unknown causes.
2. Women with amenorrhea caused by minor pelvic organ disorders.
3. Women with amenorrhea , already using conventional medical treatments, who also like to take supplementary herbal medicines.
How long do I need to take the Absent Period Formula to see results?
For secondary amenorrhea, it usually takes one month to start seeing results. It may take two months for your menstrual cycle to return to normal.
For primary amenorrhea, the result varies by individual case. It may take 3 to 4 months to see results.