Ayurvedic treatment for Period Pain Causes

Period Pain Causes

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Period Pain Causes


Painful periods fall into two groups, depending on the cause:1

  • Primary painful periods
  • Secondary painful periods

Primary painful periods occur around the time that periods first begin in otherwise healthy young women. In most cases, this pain not related to a specific problem with the womb or other reproductive organs. Increased activity of the hormone prostaglandin, which is produced in the womb, is thought to play a role in this condition.1

Secondary painful periods develop later in women who have had normal periods. It is often linked to problems in the womb or other reproductive organs, such as:1

  • Endometriosis - This condition occurs when tissues that generally grow inside the womb grow somewhere else in the female reproductive system, such as on the outside of the womb, eggs, or womb tubes.
  • Fibroids - fibrous tissue grows inside the wall of womb which is harmless
  • Premenstrual syndrome, or PMS - A group of symptoms that start before the period. It can include emotional and physical symptoms.
  • Swelling of reproductive organs
  • Infections due to sexual activity
  • Stress and worries

In Ayurveda texts, Acharya Charaka has mentioned that diseases of the female reproductive organs like period pain arise out of aggravated Vata. Vata is the responsible factor, though other doshas may only be present as Anubandhi (secondary hindrances) to it. So pain is produced due to vitiation of only vata dosha or in combination with other Doshas.4

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