Irregular Menstruation Cycle: I had my menstruation by the 1st week of the month, then suddenly it came back at the middle, now I am bleeding again by the end of the month? What could be the cause and how to stop it?

Most women get really worried about not having the perfect menstrual cycle while failing to realize how common irregularities in menstruation truly are. Some women are blessed with a cycle that functions almost like clockwork, but even these women have to deal with occasional variation in menses. The extent of irregularities in one's menses would vary from person to person. For instance, for some women, spotting is fairly regular between periods or in the days just before or possibly just after the full fledged period. It would be best to consult a doctor since menstruation can be a sensitive issue. He or she will need to know the kind of bleeding experienced, whether it was akin to your regular periods or whether it was much lighter. Polymenorrhea would be the term used when describing a case of frequent menstruation. To be more specific, such a term is applied to menses that occurs in less than 21 days. To have two periods within one month is not so common and there could be different reasons for such frequent menstruation. It could be linked to things like menopause, uterine fibroids and a host of other factors.

One has to appreciate that there is a wide variety of probable factors leading to irregular menstruation or menstrual problems. One of the most often overlooked causes of such problems would be stress. stress here means emotional stress which can take a toll on the woman's health and hormones. Stress could sometimes not only delay one's period but also bring it on. In general it contributes to irregular menses and can lead to further problems as the woman begins to feel stressed about the irregular cycle. Thus, this problem with regards to menses can be cyclical. One also needs to take a candid view of one's eating habits and look for possible nutritional deficiencies. Poor nutrition can play havoc with one's menstrual cycle. The problem may be complicated by lack of nutrition or poor eating habits. At the end of the day, your doctor would be to the best person to guide you about the sudden frequent menstruation. Be sure to let him or her know about details such as medication you might be taking, especially if contraceptive pills are involved. It could be that the particular pack of contraceptive tablets does not agree with your body. In this case, correcting the frequent bleeding would be a simple matter of switching contraceptive tablet varieties or brands.

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