Oligomenorrhea i.e., irregular periods can occur if there is a change in the contraception method, hormonal imbalance, hormonal changes, menopause, endurance exercise, etc. During the start of the puberty period or around the time of menopause, treatment for irregular periods is not necessary. However, it is required when an irregular period occurs at the reproductive age of a woman.
What are the causes of irregular periods?
Irregular periods can be caused due to the following factors:
Cervical or uterine cancer
Pelvic inflammatory disease
What are the home remedies to treat irregular periods?
Regularly exercise and maintain a healthy weight and reduce stress
Eat a balanced diet
Herbal remedies like chaste berry, black cohosh, licorice root, turmeric, etc.
How do irregular periods affect pregnancy?
The indication of irregular periods is with infertility but that is not always the case. Ovulation can occur even with irregular periods. Some markers to track ovulation are:
Marking periods on the calendar and finding a pattern.
The cervical mucus will be more slippery, stretchy, and clear as the ovulation approaches mucus.
The temperature should be noted each day and if it spikes a little bit then it indicates ovulation is occurring.