Ihtibaas-e- Tams (Amenorrhoea)
Ihtibaas-e- Tams (Amenorrhoea/ Amenorrhea) is a condition where menstrual cycle stops before time or a condition in which menstrual flow ceases during reproductive life of a women. In few conditions menstrual cycle stops naturally for example before menopause, during pregnancy, after menopause and for a long period after delivery when the mothers are nursing their babies. However, the stoppage of these cycles before time is not normal.
Types of Amenorrhoea: There are two types of amenorrhea
1. Primary Amenorrhoea: It is a condition which takes place when a girl is unable to have her first period by the age of sixteen years due to different reasons such as over exercise, anorexia, stress, ovulation abnormalities, genetic abnormalities, thyroid disorders, pituitary disease or obesity.
2. Secondary Amenorrhoea: It is a condition in which a women who has had her periods but fails to have them again or she is facing irregularities in menstrual cycle along with absent periods.
Causes of Amenorrhoea (Asbaab-e- Ihtibaas-e- Tams)
Some of the important causes of amenorrhoea are given below:
Ihtibaas-e- Tams ke Alamaat (Symptoms of Amenorrhoea): Stopping of menstrual cycle before time is associated with many signs and symptoms which is characterized by cessation of menses along with specific features of its causative factors. Some important signs and symptoms are:
Usool-e-Ilaj (Principles of Treatment)
Ilaj bil- Tadbeer (Regimenal Therapy)
Ilaj bil- Ghiza (Dietotherapy)
Dietary Recommendations: Haemopoetic diet is recommended (Aghziya-e- moallid-e- dam) in case of anaemia (Qillat-e- dam).
Dietary Restrictions: Dietary control (Taqleel-e- Ghiza) is advised in case of obesity
Ilaj bil- Dawa (Pharmacotherapy)
Anethum soya (Shibt), Oliganum vulgare Linn. (Marzanjosh), Mentha piperita Linn. (Foodanaj), Ruta graveolens Linn. (Suddab), Matricaria chamomilla Linn. (Baboonah), Pods of Trigonella uncata Linn. (Iklil-ul- malik).
Oral administration of decoction of following drugs
Oral administration of decoction of following drugs along with honey
Apium graveolens Linn. (Karafs), Pimpinella anisum Linn. (Anisoon), Foeniculum vulgare Gaertn (Baadiyan), Mentha arvensis (Pudinah kohi), and Mentha aquatica (Pudinah Nahri)
Juice of fresh Ruta graveolens Linn. (Aab-e- sudad), juice of fresh Mentha piperita Linn. (Aab-e- pudina)
Single Drugs Recommended
Compound Drugs Recommended
Health tips for Amenorrhoea patients
There are some health tips, which are important in giving relief from amenorrhoea.