Dysmenorrhoea means painful menstruation. It is a medical condition characterized by severe uterine pain during menstruation. While most women experience minor pain during menstruation, dysmenorrhoea is diagnosed when the pain is so severe that it inhibits normal activities, and or requires medication. It is one of the most frequent of gynaecological complaints and its incidence is higher westernized populations.

Dysmenorrhea affects 40- 70% of women of reproductive age.
Some reasons for the increase in this condition

  1. No rest during menstruation
  2. Excessive exercise and activity during menstruation
  3. Use of contraceptives
  4. Sexual activity during menstruation
  5. Use of tampons
  6. Lifestyle irregularity
  7. Improper diet
  8. Psych emotional disorders
  9. Abnormal birth deliveries

Stree Ayurveda offers a range of specialised women’s treatments including regular treatments as well as lifestyle and diet changes. Yoga Therapy is also offered. Our advice can be availed online and in person.

Please contact Renu, an Ayurveda Practitioner since 2006 for more info.

EmailStreeinrishikesh@gmail.com Websitewww.streeayurveda.org

Author Credits: Renu Gulati & Dr Suchita


Renu Gulati

Ayurveda lifestyle and diet consultant, teaches cooking classes and runs a womens empowerment program – STREE.