Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

What Is Abnormal Uterine Bleeding?

  • Abnormal uterine bleeding is the irregular bleeding from longer or heavier uterus than usual. After being tested through a number of different tests, various treatments recommended by the doctor could be giving hormones like progesterone and estrogen. Hysteroscopy could be done to remove polyps or fibroids.
  • Surgery like endometrial ablation or hysterectomy is done when other treatments fail to work. 

What Is Abnormal Uterine Bleeding?

  • Abnormal uterine bleeding is the irregular bleeding from longer or heavier uterus than usual. After being tested through a number of different tests, various treatments recommended by the doctor could be giving hormones like progesterone and estrogen. Hysteroscopy could be done to remove polyps or fibroids.
  • Surgery like endometrial ablation or hysterectomy is done when other treatments fail to work. 

What Are The Symptoms Of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding?

  • Irregular, heavy and more frequent mensuration. 

What Are The Causes Of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding?

  • Changes in hormone level, growths in the uterus (fibroids), polycystic ovaries or clotting problems can cause AUB. 

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Abnormal Uterine Bleeding?

  • Rest and Destress as high stress is a direct cause of low progesterone
  • Keep a check on your weight
  • Eating small and frequent meals helps in managing Premenstrual Syndrome    

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Abnormal Uterine Bleeding?

  • Don’t over exercise    

What Are The Best Foods For Abnormal Uterine Bleeding?

  • Progesterone is not available in any food but certain foods help body in producing levels of more Progesterone.
  • Foods rich in magnesium like Dark Leafy Greens (Raw Spinach), Fish (Mackerel), Nuts and Seeds (Squash and Pumpkin Seeds), Whole Grains (Brown Rice).
  • Foods rich in vitamin B6 like Sunflower Seeds, Pistachio Nuts, Fish (Tuna), Turkey
  • Vitamin C rich foods like guavas, dark leafy vegetables, kiwifruit, citrus fruits, and papaya increase the amount of uterus lining and can help in getting periods.
  • Increase intake of whole grains, iron rich foods and fresh ripe fruits in case of abnormal uterine bleeding. 

What Are The Worst Foods For Abnormal Uterine Bleeding?

  • Avoid cheese and saturated meat products
  • Right balance of estrogen and progesterone in woman’s body is extremely important. If you have estrogen dominance and progesterone deficiency, you should avoid foods that increase estrogen levels. Foods to avoid in such condition are: Soy, sugar, dried fruits especially dried apricots, dates, and prunes, flax seeds, sesame seeds etc.

What Are The Medicines For Abnormal Uterine Bleeding?

What Are The Tips To Manage Abnormal Uterine Bleeding?

  • Lifestyle changes like maintaining body weight, regular exercise and distressing is recommended.    

What Are The Symptoms Of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding?

  • Irregular, heavy and more frequent mensuration. 

What Are The Causes Of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding?

  • Changes in hormone level, growths in the uterus (fibroids), polycystic ovaries or clotting problems can cause AUB. 

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Abnormal Uterine Bleeding?

  • Rest and Destress as high stress is a direct cause of low progesterone
  • Keep a check on your weight
  • Eating small and frequent meals helps in managing Premenstrual Syndrome    

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Abnormal Uterine Bleeding?

  • Don’t over exercise    

What Are The Best Foods For Abnormal Uterine Bleeding?

  • Progesterone is not available in any food but certain foods help body in producing levels of more Progesterone.
  • Foods rich in magnesium like Dark Leafy Greens (Raw Spinach), Fish (Mackerel), Nuts and Seeds (Squash and Pumpkin Seeds), Whole Grains (Brown Rice).
  • Foods rich in vitamin B6 like Sunflower Seeds, Pistachio Nuts, Fish (Tuna), Turkey
  • Vitamin C rich foods like guavas, dark leafy vegetables, kiwifruit, citrus fruits, and papaya increase the amount of uterus lining and can help in getting periods.
  • Increase intake of whole grains, iron rich foods and fresh ripe fruits in case of abnormal uterine bleeding. 

What Are The Worst Foods For Abnormal Uterine Bleeding?

  • Avoid cheese and saturated meat products
  • Right balance of estrogen and progesterone in woman’s body is extremely important. If you have estrogen dominance and progesterone deficiency, you should avoid foods that increase estrogen levels. Foods to avoid in such condition are: Soy, sugar, dried fruits especially dried apricots, dates, and prunes, flax seeds, sesame seeds etc.

What Are The Medicines For Abnormal Uterine Bleeding?

What Are The Tips To Manage Abnormal Uterine Bleeding?

  • Lifestyle changes like maintaining body weight, regular exercise and distressing is recommended.