Factors to be Considered During Menstruation
Discharge of blood, uterine mucus membrane, and dead endometrial cells from the uterus throughout the vagina for 4-6 days at the interval of one month is called menstruation. menstruation is the discharge of blood, elements of the uterine mucous membrane, dead endometrial cells and dead Ovum from the vagina at the interval of about one month in females of childbearing age. however; in some females, it may vary from as short as 18 days to as long as 40 days also. It is a series of events that occur in every female from menarche to menopause. It is observed among the females from the age of 11-13 years to 45-49 years.
Menstruation is a normal process that occurs in every female. But it is something problematic to some women and girls. These problems may be manifested by the symptoms of severe pain at the lower abdomen, heavy bleeding, physical pain, etc. Due to such painful experience, fear and mental tension may arise that may have negative consequences. Therefore, the following measures are suggested to overcome those menstrual problems.
-Menstruation is a natural process. If someone has her first menstruation she must discuss the problems with friends and seniors to get the right information and advice.
– In case of physical pain during the period, it is good to drink more liquid and use a hot rubber bag. Bed rest may be harmful, hence simply body movement and walking is beneficial.
-It is better to use disposable sanitary pad. If the sanitary pad is not available, the clean and soft cotton cloth can be used.
– Regular bathing is good for health during this period. Vagina must be clean after each urination.
-Heavy work and distant travel may be harmful in this period. More rest is recommended during this period.
-A balanced diet is required for good health in this period.
-Pay more attention to personal hygiene.
-Keeping the menstrual woman in isolation or in cowshed (chhaupadi pratha) is the violation of human rights.