Homeopathic Treatment for DUB


Dysfunction uterine bleeding (DUB) also called as abnormal uterine bleeding.DUB is irregular uterine bleeding that occurs in the absence of medical or pathological illness. Disruption in the normal cyclical pattern of ovulatory hormonal stimulation of endometrial lining and unpredictable bleeding for example heavy,light, prolonged, frequent or random which occurs mainly because of anovulatory menstrual cycles.


Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine disorder in a women where increased amount of sex hormones occurs which leads to imbalance in estrogen and progesterone making menstrual cycle irregular. Imbalances in the thyroid cause this problem.

Endometriosis-occurs when uterine lining grows outside of the uterus like on ovaries leading to heavy bleeding.

Uterine fibroids- small growth which occurs within the uterus, uterine muscle or uterine lining cause is unknown but estrogen has a role in it.

Uterine Polyps- polyp is a growth which occurs within uterus where the cause isunknown. The poly is heavily influenced by hormone estrogen small blood vessel in the polyps can cause DUB or spotting between periods.

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)-inflammation like Gonorrhea and Chlamydia may cause DUB.

Cervix infection and uterine cancer can also cause bleeding.


Birth control pills

Hormonal agents

Warfarin (Coumadin)

What are the symptoms of DUB?

heavy menstrual bleeding

bleeding that last for more than seven days.

bleeding between periods

bleeding that contains many clots or large clots


bleeding that occurs less than 21 days from last menstrual cycle.

Associated symptoms

breast tenderness

bloating, pelvic pain or pressure

Symptoms which required immediate attention




soaking pad every hour

low blood pressure

pale skin

increased heart rate


Diagnosis is made by medical history and history of menstrual cycle, which help to determine your risk for certain reproductive disorders like PCOS and Endometriosis

Ultrasound (USG) to view reproductive organs and abnormal growth like polyp and fibroids (to rule out internal bleeding).

Blood test-Complete Blood Count (CBC) low level of red blood cells.

Endometrial Biopsy-to rule out abnormal cells, hormone imbalance (cancer and other things).

How does Homeopathy Treatment help in DUB?

In case of puberty no action is taken because hormones usually to auto correction. The treatment of DUB depends on cause.Most common and simple treatment for DUB combination isOral Contraceptive. Combination oral contraceptive contains synthetic estrogen and progesterone both helps to regulate and control menstrual cycle. Contraceptive methods like IUDs and Implant can also be used as hormonal treatment. If patient is not planning for conceiving or pregnancy the physician will recommend this option.For very heavy bleeding low dose medication will not help to control bleeding, so intravenous estrogen can be administered until bleeding gets subsided which is followed by a course of oral progesterone to balance hormones. If patient is not trying to conceive and not having heavy bleeding physician will prescribe Ovulation Stimulating Drugs Clomiphene (clomid). Stimulating ovulation can stop prolonged menstrual bleeding by resetting menstrual cycle.Surgical-Dilation and Curettage (D and C)- Heavy and prolonged bleeding with thick uterine lining and patient who fails to respond hormonal management. It is surgical procedure to remove a part of uterine lining by scrapping it; if uterine cells found to be abnormal then biopsy is done to rule out cancer.Abdominal or vaginal hysterectomy -is necessary when hormonal therapy fails or declined.

  • 1) Sabina is one of the most important medicines for DUB. Menses bright red clotted and patients complaint get aggravated by any motion. Uterine pains extend to thighs; discharge of blood between periods with sexual excitement is marked feature. Pain radiates from sacrum to pubis and upwards shooting pain in vagina. There is inflammation of ovaries and uterus after abortion. DUB in peri-menopausal women who are weak, over worked and anemic.
  • 2) Sepia menses too late and scanty, irregular, it may be early profuse and sharp pains. Patient always feel bearing down sensation as if everything would escape through private part (vulva) so patient must cross limbs to prevent protrusion or press against vulva. Violent stitches upwards in the vagina radiate from uterus to umbilicus. Pain in vagina especially on coition. Hot flushes at menopause with perspiration and weakness. Sepia patient dreads alone,weeping tendency when telling her complaint, patient is very sad irritable and indifferent to those loved most.
  • 3) Trillium Pendulum Mainly used as hemorrhagic medicine with great faintness and dizziness. Blood is bright red, profuse and is accompanied by faint feeling in epigastric region, pain in back, coldness of extremities, prostration and rapid, feeble pulse. Sensation of back and hip were falling into pieces and patient feels better by tight bandage.Slightest movement causes gushing of bright red blood. Hemorrhage from fibroids and metrorrhagia at climacteric age. Prolapse with bearing down sensation.
  • 4) Ipecacuanha is a very good drug for menses which are too early and too profuse. Uterine Hemorrhage is bright red and profuse accompanied with Gushing sensation with nausea and vomiting. Pain which travels from naval to uterus.
  • 5) Hamamelis Viriginica Menses are dark, profuse, with sore feeling in abdomen. Metrorrhagia occurring midway between menstrual periods. Vicarious menstruation. The flow is dark and rather passive and there is a feeling of soreness is a marked symptom in the affected area always. It is very good drug for vaginismus ovaritis. Uterine hemorrhage with bearing down pain in back.
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