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How can you reduce period symptoms?

How can you reduce period symptoms?

Some tips: Avoid caffeine, alcohol, extra salt & junk carbohydrates. Increase complex carbohydrates – try to incorporate at least 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit into your diet daily. Try: omega- 3 fatty acids. Try to take in magnesium either through supplementation or through your diet with your doctor’s approval. Non –steroidal anti-inflammatory medications can help with pain control. ...Read more

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Safe medications to take for a womens period symptoms?

Safe medications to take for a womens period symptoms?

NSAIDs: Non steroidal anti-inflammatories (ibuprofen, naproxen) have been shown to help period related symptoms. Birth control can also help symptoms. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Pre-period symptoms bothering me, is there anything I can do to lessen it?

Pre-period symptoms bothering me, is there anything I can do to lessen it?

Yes - PMS: Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise ; acupuncture are excellent for pms / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol ; salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile ; green tea can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read more

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What's an effective way for me to lessen my period symptoms?

What's an effective way for me to lessen my period symptoms?

Period symptoms: Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for pms / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile & green tea can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read more

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What are pregnancy symptoms or period symptoms?

What are pregnancy symptoms or period symptoms?

Classic pregnancy: Sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line ; ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Many women have no period sx's other then bleeding. Others may feel moody, bloated, >. ...Read more

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Having period symptoms but its too early for my period?

Having period symptoms but its too early for my period?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are very common. When patients have this I always want to know what their pattern was over the past year. If only one or two cycles are abnormal then this is not a concern. If the overall pattern is irregular then this warrants evaluation. Birth control methods are excellent ways to establish cycle control and have the "side effect' of preventing unplanned pregnancy. ...Read more

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I have period symptoms but no blood comes out?

I have period symptoms but no blood comes out?

A couple days late?: A doctor can check to see if there is a medical issue, if a woman has mild menstrual-related symptoms. Many women have some variation of their mucus discharge, their periods, or a missed period on occasion. Some women feel normal after a few days, but others have bothersome symptoms and follow-up with their doctors. If needed, a pregnancy test is accurate if done correctly after a missed period. ...Read more

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Can you experience period symptoms after your period ends?

Can you experience period symptoms after your period ends?

Period symptoms: I am wondering what type of symptoms you are experiencing. I could provide a more helpful answer if I understood what you are feeling or experiencing. However, realize that the body is an organism, not a machine, and that sometimes things are irregular or different from before, and that is normal for you. ...Read more

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I'm having period symptoms but no bleeding for 4-5 days now?

I'm having period symptoms but no bleeding for 4-5 days now?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be getting period symptoms a week before your period?

Is it normal to be getting period symptoms a week before your period?

Yes: Period symptoms including bloating, breast tenderness, mood changes can begin as soon as you ovulate, which occurs about 2 weeks before your period. Cramping can begin a week before your period as well. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have period symptoms after your period has been over?

What does it mean when you have period symptoms after your period has been over?

Hard to say: There is not an easy answer here. It would depend on what specific symptoms you are feeling. It would also depend on if this is a one time thing or if this happens every month with every cycle. Often menstrual cycle issues can be controlled using a form of birth control. ...Read more

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Any explanation for why I get the same period symptoms as my girlfriend when she's on her period?

Any explanation for why I get the same period symptoms as my girlfriend when she's on her period?

Empathy: A variant of the "Stockholm Syndrome" in which the a person begins to identify with the captor. In your case, there is a great deal of empathy, because you care for or in love with that person. ...Read more

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I have been having period symptoms for 2 weeks now with no period. I am like 4 days late. Should I be worried?

I have been having period symptoms for 2 weeks now with no period. I am like 4 days late. Should I be worried?

Depends: What are the symptoms? Are they similar to pregnancy? Could you be pregnant? If you had unprotected intercourse, call your physician and get a blood pregnancy test. ...Read more

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My period symptoms keep changing, why is that?

My period symptoms keep changing, why is that?

GYN: This issue would best be explored with the help of your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my period symptoms to be really severe?

Is it normal for my period symptoms to be really severe?

See remark: You are a young lady!! Have your periods always been so or this is new?? I strongly suggest you see a gynecologist.Tell your mother to go see one. Do tablets of Ibuprofen don't help??
Don't suffer in silence young lady. You have a the whole world for you to enjoy ...Read more

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Does breakthrough bleeding cause period symptoms?

Does breakthrough bleeding cause period symptoms?

Sometimes, yes: It depends on the cause of breakthrough bleeding. You should probably see a gynecologist and get some testing of hormones. First, get a pregnancy test though. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a lot of period symptoms but I never, ever got my period.?

I have a lot of period symptoms but I never, ever got my period.?

See doctor: You need to see you gynecologist to determine why you are not having periods. There are a number of different possibilities - most are benign and / or easy to treat, but some could be serious health problems. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Any tips? My period is currently late, with all the period symptoms?

Any tips? My period is currently late, with all the period symptoms?

Late period: Reasons for missed / late period include: an anovulatory cycle in which no egg is released, marked v or ^ in weight; eating disorder; over-exercising (endurance athletics), stress, travel, significant illnesses, oral contraceptives &other meds, illegal drug use, breast feeding, hormone imbalances and medical problems (i.e., pcos). Pregnancy is #1 reason. ...Read more

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My period ended a week ago but I am experiencing period symptoms again?

My period ended a week ago but I am experiencing period symptoms again?

Period?: Depending of age, could be normal some times. Is you are stressed, or could have inflammation, also check for colitis or irritable b. S.. If you have any vaginal discharge is very important too. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the best ways for getting rid of period symptoms?

Can you please describe the best ways for getting rid of period symptoms?

Period sxs: Avoid caffeine, alcohol, extra salt & junk carbohydrates. Increase complex carbohydrates – try to incorporate at least 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit into your diet daily. Try: omega- 3 fatty acids. Try to take in magnesium either through supplementation or through your diet with your doctor’s approval. Non –steroidal anti-inflammatory medications can help with pain control. ...Read more

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Is it normal for your period symptoms to change drastically after losing your virginity?

Is it normal for your period symptoms to change drastically after losing your virginity?

It depends: It depends on the symptoms. Many women note a decrease in the cramping of a period after engaging in intercourse. Research studies have shown that the semen deposits in the vagina have an affect on lessening the severity of uterine cramping ...Read more

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Why do some women expectancy BAD period Symptoms like bloating. & others Women not at all?

Why do some women expectancy BAD period Symptoms like bloating. & others Women not at all?

Genes: For the same reason that we all look different. We all receive different gifts from our parents. Some we are not so happy about. I bet thee are many other things you are quite pleased with;-)
Sometimes we develop fibroids or polyps or adenomyosis / endometriosis that can cause the menses to be horrible. ...Read more

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How long do period symptoms last for, my breasts have been hurting for months and I am worried!

How long do period symptoms last for, my breasts have been hurting for months and I am worried!

22 years old: I notice that you are 22 years old. This means you have likely been having periods for many years. Use your past history of breast tenderness with your cycle to determine if what you are experiencing now is typical for you or not. Months of breast tenderness sounds abnormal and should be investigated by a breast exam with a doctor. ...Read more

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Have a slimy discharge. Cycle was suppose to start today. No period symptoms. Took test, negative. Did I test to soon?

Have a slimy discharge. Cycle was suppose to start today. No period symptoms. Took test, negative. Did I test to soon?

Discharge: A home test should be reliable at this time. If you doubt the result you can recheck it in two day. Get your vaginal discharge tested for infection. ...Read more

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I suffer with a week of very light bleeding and a week of heavy period. And suffer all month off and on with period symptoms.?

I suffer with a week of very light bleeding and a week of heavy period. And suffer all month off and on with period symptoms.?

See your doctor: The birth control pill is one option if you have no medical problems preventing you from taking it. There are many types of birth control pill on the market and your symptoms will dictate which one you should be on. There are also non-hormonal medications available to treat specific symptoms. Please see your health care provider to discuss your options. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned, I was told to skip my inactive Loryna pills and instead of any period/symptoms I have A LOT of clear sticky stuff coming out???

Should I be concerned, I was told to skip my inactive Loryna pills and instead of any period/symptoms I have A LOT of clear sticky stuff coming out???

Testing: If you are having abnormal vaginal discharge consider seeing your Obgyn for testing. If you skipped the placebo pills and just continued taking oral contraceptives the your body did not go through hormonal withdrawal. This is why you would not expect to have a period ...Read more

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Doctors, what are ways I can relieve my period symptoms?

Doctors, what are ways I can relieve my period symptoms?

Tx: NSAID’s, SSRI’s, hormone meds, OTC meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for PMS / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get GYN eval to R/O underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or Black Cohosh with dr ok. Sipping Chamomile can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read more

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