A woman's monthly menstrual cycle and menstruation reveal what is going on inside her body; for example; hormones balance, proper blood circulation in the uterus, and ovulation. However, prevalent menstrual disorders such as dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, heavy menstrual bleeding, and spotting between periods, etc affect her health, fertility, life and cause anxiety. Therefore, how to maintain a healthy menstrual cycle can be the key to keep the body healthy and as well as maintain the beauty.

What Do You Know About The Menstrual Cycle And Period?
Menstruation or period is known as the monthly bleeding which women experience. During the menstruation, the thin lining of your uterus sheds and flows out the body through the vagina. Menstruation normally lasts between 3 to 5 days. Each woman often has a 28-days cycle monthly. The luteal phase and the follicular phase is the two main phases of the menstrual cycle.
In your period, bright red blood is healthy and normal. It shows that a plenty of blood flows to your pelvic area.
The normal period length is usually from 3 to 5 days. There is also no any bleeding or spotting during periods. The vaginal discharge should change during the menstrual cycle.

Common Menstrual Disorders
In some cases, the menstrual cycle does not work like a clock. Below are some common menstrual disorders in some women.
1. Clots
2. Thick blood
3. Dark Brown Blood
4. Missing a period
5. Absent Periods
6. Prolonged Periods
7. Short Cycles (less than 21 days)
8. Pale, Watery Menstruation

How To Maintain A Healthy Menstrual Cycle With Home Remedies

Unripe Papaya Soup
A green and unripe papaya has been used in regulating menstrual flow for ages in Asian countries. The natural remedy supports contract muscle fibers inside the uterus.
Ingredients:
• 1/2 green and unripe papaya
• 500 grams of clean pork leg
Instructions:
• Cut 1/2 green and unripe papaya into many slices
• Add pork leg into a pot of hot water
• Boil it and then clean the pork leg again
• Stew the pork for 30 minutes at least
• Add more slices of green and unripe papaya into the pot
• Stew more 10 minutes
• Add more salt, MSG and some chopped onion leaves and cilantro above. You can also sprinkle some pepper to increase its flavor
• Enjoy the food regularly for a month at least

Turmeric Milk
Turmeric is also considered one of the most common medicated herbs in warming the body. Therefore, it is useful in regulating menstruation as well as balancing hormones. Turmeric has some antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory agents which help to reduce your menstrual pain.
Ingredients:
• 2-3 teaspoons of turmeric powder
• A glass of warm milk
Instructions:
• Add turmeric powder into the glass of milk
• Mix it well
• Enjoy the natural remedy for several weeks before your period

Wormwood Soup
In Asian countries, especially in Vietnam, wormwood is considered to the best medicated herb ever in regulating the menstrual cycles as well as reduce the pain between the periods. The herb also contains some powerful properties which prevent dark brown blood and thick blood during the period.
Ingredients:
• A handful of wormwood
• A chicken egg
• Instructions:
• Boil a pot of water
• Add the wormwood into the pot
• Add more chicken egg into the mixture
• Add more salt, MSG. You can also sprinkle some pepper to increase its flavor
• Enjoy the natural remedy for several weeks before your period

Coconut Water
Coconut water is another home remedy which helps to enhance the female hormones. It can help to prevent missing a period as well as thick blood.
How to use:
You can increase the health benefits by drinking coconut water every day about a week before your period. However, you should not drink it during your period because this can cause prolonged period.

Other Tips On How To Maintain A Healthy Menstrual Cycle

Practice Yoga
One of the main reasons for hormonal imbalance is stress. The hormonal imbalance will cause some irregularities in menstruation. Yoga can help to reduce stress and maintain the body's perfect hormonal balance. You can also practice meditation. This will give the results.
These methods are the best effective ways for maintaining irregular periods naturally.

Apply Warm Compress
To stabilize the blood flow, prevent thick blood, as well as reduce the pain in your period, apply warm compress can be the fastest way at that time.
How to use:
• Use a warm compress or a bottle of warm water
• Cover it with a thin towel
• Place it on the lower abdomen
• Repeat this until you feel better

In conclusion, menstrual disorders can affect your fertility and cause discomfort in a short time. The above ways on how to maintain a healthy menstrual cycle can help you effectively in controlling your menstrual cycle. However, if this condition lasts too long, you should see your doctor to get some right and fast treatments.

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Posted by Huyen My, a health and beauty expert at AllRemedies.com