Menstrual manipulation- good for health?
Menstruation is an important part of women’s life cycle but some die to avoid it out of some reason or deliberately. Many times it happens when you feel bloated and banging your head in the painful days of periods. These things may sometimes prevent you to attend important parties or functions
Undoubtedly today many women use oral pills and other available contraceptives to postpone their periods. But is it a fine idea to play with your natural reproductive cycle? Manipulating with menstrual cycle means inviting a rush of syndromes which may be harmful in long run. Many women find it easy and handy but you should know the benefits and hazards in order to shun unwanted situations.
How pills work?
Procrastination pills for periods are generally made up of progestin which is responsible for delaying period by counteracting with hormones. These hormones causes menstruation to occur on a particular date and using pills counteract with them to delay period.
However it is always recommended to consult gynecologist before you went out to buy pills to postpone period. He/she will probably let you know the effects and dosages you would have to take. Though pills can put off your periods for 5-10 days but the illusion prevents with the side effects of using oral pills. Here are enlisted some cons of using period delay pills.
Disadvantages of pills
- Prolong use of these pills can manifests same side effects of taking oral contraceptives. It will include nausea, headache, mood swings, weight gain or loss, breast tenderness and heaviness in the body etc.
- Doctors has also encountered with disorders like nervous breakdown and depression due to these pills. Though this is rare but possibility lies in the fact of using pills.
- It is also possible to get painful and irregular periods which could also result in cutting down the days of bleed say from 6 to 3, says some gynecologist.
- Other affects of taking pills could be hormonal changes which can lead to acne, vaginal discharge, rashes and other skin problems.