Irregular Periods and Pregnancy
If you have irregular periods, can you still get pregnant? The answer is yes. Irregular periods and pregnancy are not mutually exclusive events. Irregular periods are very common and something that most women experience during life, but they can reduce the chances of getting pregnant.
What causes irregular periods?
If you have a menstrual cycle that is less than 21 days or longer than 36 days, you have an irregular period. Irregular periods are very common and they are often due to imbalances in hormones. Stress, illness, daily fatigue and weight loss can affect the balance of hormones and can in turn affect the menstrual cycle and cause irregular periods.
If you think you have irregular periods, you should keep track of your periods with a diary and keep note of the last day you had your period until the first day of the next cycle.
How do irregular periods affect pregnancy?
A couple of days of fluctuation are nothing to worry about but irregular periods often make pregnancy more difficult. It doesn’t mean that getting pregnant while having irregular periods is impossible but it does mean it will be more difficult to tell when you are ovulating. And the more irregular it is, the more difficult it will be to predict the time of ovulation.
Treatment for irregular periods
To cure things like stress, weight loss and fatigue and get your body back on the right track so it produces the hormones at a normal and steady rate, try a few lifestyle changes. Exercise, eating healthy and spending time with family and loved ones will all help to decrease stress and give your life balance and wellness.
If you don’t have time to cook dinner, exercise and do other things to decrease the stress in your life, alternative medicines offer a good solution. Alternative medicines almost always come with no side effects and offer a healthy solution for people who donīt have much time. Alternative medicines have shown to have worked for others and could offer you the possibility of enhancing fertility prospects without having to concede to medicine with side effects or procedures.
If irregularities continue or cause pain, consult your medical practitioner. Click on the following link to learn more about irregular periods treatments.
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