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Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding (DUB)

Hormone imbalances can last for months or even years in girls going through puberty and women starting menopause. This results in spotting, excessive bleeding, and sporadic bleeding. And the same reason is why you should be aware about the aspects of dysfunctional uterine bleeding.

Know more about Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding

Menstrual cycles that are irregular in frequency, length, or excessively heavy bleeding are symptoms of dysfunctional uterine bleeding, also known as abnormal uterine bleeding. Hormonal imbalances are the most common cause of these anomalies, but other illnesses might manifest symptoms quite similar to these ones.

Causes of Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding

Dysfunctional uterine bleeding occurs due to a number of underlying pathologies. It’s important to identify the cause to come down to the proper symptomatic treatment.


  • Uterine Polyps.
  • Uterine fibroids.
  • Endomertiosis
  • Thyroid diseases.
  • Diabetes
  • PCOS
  • Kidney diseases.
  • Ectopic Pregnancy.
  • STI’s
  • Clotting irregularities.
  • Tumors or Cancer.
  • Certain medications.

Signs and Symptoms of Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding

Periods that are excessively brief or long, excessively heavy or clot-filled bleeding, and periods that are too short or protracted are all symptoms of dysfunctional uterine bleeding. The following are some signs of DUB:


  • Pelvic ache or pressure in the lower abdominal area.
  • Greater than seven-day duration of menstrual bleeding.
  • Less than two days’ worth of menstrual bleeding.
  • Extreme menstrual bleeding.
  • Spots or bleeding between periods.
  • Huge or numerous clots present during a woman’s period.

Diagnosis & Lab Investigation

  • Ultrasound (USG)
  • Blood tests – A sample of blood for iron deficiency (anemia) and other conditions, such as thyroid disorders or blood clotting abnormalities
  • Sonohysterography
  • Endometrial biopsy
  • Hysteroscopy

Ayurvedic Treatment for Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding

Dysfunctional uterine bleeding is Ayurvedically correlated to the disease ‘Asrgdara’. And Acarya susrutha explains four steps as its management strategy. Namely,

  • Sandhana karama : The healing procedure.
  • Skandana Karma : For coagulation and stoppage of excessive bleeding.
  • Pachana Karma : To destroy the Ama


As well as classical references recommend Cold therapies including cold food and practices.


Herbal remedies for Asrgdara include :

  • Sariva (Hemidesmus Indicus)
  • Gokshura (Tribulus terrestris)
  • Candana
  • Usheera
  • Bala (Sida cordifolia) etc

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At AyurVAID, we offer the highest standard of care and employ the most effective Ayurvedic techniques to treat illnesses, especially those that are related to lifestyle and reproductive issues, and help you make a full recovery. Because they are experienced in treating a range of ailments and because the AyurVAID organisation upholds ayurvedic ideals, our professionals are ready to help you by providing certainty and comfort. Extensive testing for reproductive disorders, accurate diagnosis, thorough samprapti vighatana (breaking the sickness pathway), well-organized prakriti-oriented treatment, top-quality drugs, and a safe and clean environment are all part of our treatment procedures. Your safety and health are our top priorities.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the complications of DUB ?
DUB often only lasts a short while. Usually, abnormal bleeding stops once sex hormones come under control.

One of the primary side effects of extensive bleeding is anemia. Your doctor could prescribe vitamin and mineral supplements to manage anemia if it results from severe blood loss.

You might require a blood transfusion in extremely rare situations if the bleeding has resulted in considerable blood loss.
Can DUB be treated ?
There are numerous DUB therapy options accessible. Sometimes, especially during puberty, nothing is done because the hormones normally make the necessary corrections. The underlying reason for the bleeding will determine the best course of action for you.

Combination oral contraceptives are the most popular and straightforward form of treatment for dysfunctional uterine hemorrhage.
What are some Ayurvedic preparations beneficial for DUB ?
The Yogas administered for DUB include:

● Pushyanuga churnam.
● Chandanasavam.
● Usheerasava.
● Ashokarishta
● Mahatiktaka ghrita Etc.

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