ulcer symptoms can be very bothersome. These include stomach burning pain, heartburn,
nausea, and bloating. Sometimes the disease may also cause feeling faint,
difficulty breathing, appetite changes, unintentional weight loss, blood in the
stools, or even vomiting blood.
these symptoms can leave you feeling stressed. And we know well that stress can
affect your periods.
pain caused by stomach ulcer often gets worse with empty stomach, at night for
example. This may affect your sleep, leading to sleep deprivation that can
affect your entire health including menstrual cycle. In fact, women with lack
of sleep are more likely to have irregular periods.
that change or involve hormones are more likely to influence menstrual periods.
For examples; steroids, antipsychotics and thyroid medications!
general, medications for peptic ulcer (such as antibiotics, proton pump
inhibitors, acid blockers, and antacids) don’t affect women’s menstrual cycle,
because they have nothing to do with your hormones. But if you do believe that
some medicines you’re taking may have an effect on your periods, ask your
stomach cancer looks like an ulcer at its early stage. This is especially true
in elderly people. Clearly diagnosis of the disease is important.
or not the problem of your menstrual cycle is associated with ulcers, see a
doctor if :
- Your period becomes more
irregular or very irregular than usual, especially after having had regular.
- It stops suddenly without known
reason for more than 3 months.
- It occurs less often than every 5
weeks (35 days) or more often than every 3 weeks (21 days).
- Your menstrual bleeding often
lasts more than 7 days.
- You have extreme menstrual
bleeding. For example, you need to change your pad every 1-2 hours.
- You have bleeding between your
- You experience very severe pain
or cramp during your period, or if you also have other unusual symptoms such as
feeling sick or high fever after using tampons.