Menstrual disorders after taking birth control pills?
1. Why does taking birth control pills cause menstrual disorders?
Taking birth control pills means putting a certain amount of female sex hormones into the body to prevent or delay ovulation, can prevent egg implantation, change the lining of the uterus and can prevent conception. The effect of the drug also causes the cervical mucus to thicken and thicken to prevent sperm from entering the uterus. As a result, conception will not take place.
Common side effects of the drug are menstrual cycle disturbances due to hormonal disorders, so the menstrual cycle may come earlier or later, the number and color of menstrual blood may also change.
2. Manifestations of menstrual disorders when using oral contraceptives
Taking emergency contraceptive pills with bleeding due to high levels of sex hormones in the body. Ovulation is prevented. Improper daily oral contraceptives cause amenorrhea because the process of hormone regulation is changed, the drug inhibits the ovulation cycle and thickens the cervical lining, preventing conception. Menstrual disorders after taking oral contraceptives is one of the side effects of the drug with the following phenomena: Menorrhagia, heavy bleeding,... Menstrual disturbances after stopping oral contraceptives due to decreased hormone levels suddenly. Women notice fluctuations in their menstrual cycle, menstrual bleeding, and duration.
3. Menstrual disorders caused by taking birth control pills are okay?
4. What to do when having menstrual disorders due to taking birth control pills?
Usually, when you first start using birth control pills, your body will need time to get used to the changes brought about by taking the pill. You should also prepare yourself mentally for some side effects such as dizziness, headache, and stomach upset. Ask your doctor for advice on the most appropriate type and dose of birth control pills. If side effects occur too often or menstrual irregularities become severe, you can also consult your doctor to have the medicine or dose adjusted accordingly.
To help treat irregular periods caused by birth control pills, women should try healthier lifestyle changes, including:
Healthy diet Eat a variety of vegetables, fruits, especially especially foods containing phytoestrogens - natural compounds in plants (especially soybean sprouts) that have a chemical structure and effect similar to the hormone estrogen, with a healthy diet to help you maintain a stable weight, Support the treatment of menstrual irregularities caused by the use of oral contraceptives.
Regular exercise: is also a natural method of menstrual regulation. Reducing stress, stress Breathing exercises, yoga, walking, listening to music, reading books,... regularly can reduce stress and relax better. This will help birth control pills work more effectively, helping to regulate hormones and regulate menstruation naturally.
Hormonal balance Use healthy foods containing anti-aging substances (alphalipoic acid and selenium), soybean germ essence, to help replenish blood qi, balance hormones, control difficult symptoms suffering, menstrual disorders.
At the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Vinmec International General Hospital with a team of experienced obstetricians and gynecologists is a prestigious address for you to examine and dispel worries about irregular menstrual status after taking birth control pills particular, as well as gynecological problems in general. For comprehensive health care and advice, you can refer to the basic gynecological screening package.
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