General description of the disease


Amenorrhea is a disorder in the female body, as a result of which there is no menstruation for several menstrual cycles.

Such disorders can be caused by such disorders:

  1. 1 anatomical;
  2. 2 genetic;
  3. 3 psychological;
  4. 4 physiological;
  5. 5 biochemical.

Amenorrhea happens:

  • true – due to insufficient amount of hormones, cyclical changes do not occur in the ovaries and endometrium;
  • false – cyclical changes occur in the ovaries, uterus, but there is no bleeding from the vagina (this can be the case with a continuous hymen, atresia of the cervix and vagina), with this type of amenorrhea, blood accumulates in the uterus, fallopian tubes, in the hematocolpos vagina;
  • postnatal – menstruation may be absent for several years due to the fact that a woman is breastfeeding and a lot of nutrients are lost with milk that she does not replenish;
  • pathological:
  1. 1 it is primary (menstruation and puberty in a girl is absent until the age of 14, or there is no menstruation until the age of 16, but at the same time there are sexual changes);
  2. 2 secondary (no menstruation for 3 months, but before that there were no problems with the cycle);
  3. 3 etiotropic amenorrhea.

The main causes of amenorrhea:

  • obesity or, conversely, anorexia;
  • disorders in the endocrine system;
  • excessive physical exertion;
  • mental disorders;
  • constant hypothermia of the genitals;
  • sexually transmitted diseases;
  • prolactinoma;
  • Kallman and Turner syndromes;
  • adherence to strict diets;
  • starvation;
  • constant stressful situations;
  • violation of metabolic processes;
  • pituitary insufficiency;
  • the body does not receive the required amount of vitamins and minerals.

Useful foods for amenorrhea

In order to get rid of amenorrhea, the first step is to find out the reason for this behavior of the body. Then throw all your strength into eliminating it.

The most common reason is improper, unbalanced diet, which leads to metabolic disorders, a lack of mineral and vitamin complexes, and female hormones.

In case of hormonal imbalance, it is necessary to eat foods containing estrogens, vitamin E, folic acid.


The lack of vitamin E can be replenished by adding to your menu:

  • nuts (cashews, almonds, pistachios, hazelnuts, peanuts);
  • fish dishes from eel, pike perch, squid, salmon;
  • greens: spinach, sorrel;
  • dried fruits: dried apricots and prunes;
  • viburnum and sea buckthorn berries;
  • porridge: oatmeal, barley, wheat.

To increase estrogen levels, you need to eat:

  1. 1 legumes;
  2. 2 flax seeds;
  3. 3 bran bread;
  4. 4 apricots;
  5. 5 coffee (a cup a day).

Folic acid is found in:

  • dark greens: lettuce and lettuce, rum, spinach, turnips, mustard, celery;
  • asparagus beans;
  • in all types of cabbage;
  • in fruits and berries: papaya, raspberries, strawberries, grapefruit, avocado;
  • lentils;
  • peas (different varieties);
  • sunflower seeds;
  • beets;
  • corn;
  • pumpkin;
  • carrots.

Also, it is necessary to fill the body with fish oil, proteins, vitamin D (dairy products, mushrooms, egg yolks).

For amenorrhea, dark chocolate is very useful, which contains flavonoids (very similar in properties to estrogen). With their help, microcirculation of blood in the ovaries, blood circulation are improved, dopamine is released, which does not allow blood to clot.

Dark chocolate is best eaten before menstruation because the magnesium it contains will increase progesterone levels (progesterone will help reduce premenstrual syndrome).

Traditional medicine for amenorrhea

Decoctions from such medicinal herbs will help:

  • chamomile;
  • thyme;
  • birch buds;
  • rosemary;
  • lemon balm;
  • hawthorn;
  • nettle;
  • carnations;
  • routes;
  • oregano;
  • wormwood.

These broths can be prepared, either separately, or assembled in various gatherings.

Douching with chamomile, mint with honey helps well; foot baths of sea salt, chamomile, mustard (they help improve blood flow).

During the fight against amenorrhea, in addition to these procedures, you need to strengthen the abdominal muscles, do massages for the hips and lower abdomen.

Also, you should take warm baths with petals of chamomile, mint, lavender, lemon balm.

Pay special attention to compresses from the above herbs and fees, which will help improve blood circulation. Cocoa, mustard with honey, orange oil and honey wraps have the same effect. But you need to be careful with them, who have allergic reactions to any of the components.

Dangerous and harmful foods for amenorrhea

  • sugar;
  • pasta;
  • rice (white only);
  • refined products;
  • fast food;
  • semi-finished products;
  • excessively fatty, salty foods;
  • canned food;
  • shop sausages, small sausages;
  • carbonated drinks;
  • confectionery;
  • margarine;
  • spreads.

All of these foods go through many stages of processing, which can dramatically and dramatically increase insulin levels, which are known to inhibit progesterone.

It is worth quitting smoking and drinking alcohol.


The administration is not responsible for any attempt to use the information provided, and does not guarantee that it will not harm you personally. The materials cannot be used to prescribe treatment and make a diagnosis. Always consult your specialist doctor!

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