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Women are blessed with the qualities of Love, compassion, and affection, sensitivity to emotions, courageous, and exalted with being in womanhood. Many traditions celebrate the day a girl gets her monthly cycle. It is the most important aspect of a woman’s life. This time is called the Menarche when the monthly cycle starts. In the past a woman went through menarche near the end of her teens, quickly became pregnant, nursed for 2 – 4 years after each pregnancy, during which time she would normally not menstruate. Modern women, however, go through menarche earlier (higher estrogen levels due to artificial light, chemicals and pollution, and a richer diet), they usually deliver only 1-2 children, which they nurse for a relatively short time. They therefore go through many more menstrual cycles, the hormonal swings of which can cause a wide range of imbalances and complaints

About the writer: Dr. Beena Vesikar

Dr Beena Vesikar holds Masters Degree (M.D.) in Ayurvedic Medicine. She received an excellence award for her work in Ayurvedic disease management. She taught in Ayurvedic colleges in India and worked in Hospital as chief medical officer. She is dedicated to spreading the knowledge of Ayurveda around the community and has published many articles in various magazines for this purpose. She can be reached at; 248-888-9028