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When I'm On My Period
The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more
Dysmenorrhea: Cramps can effective the back as well as the abdomen. ...Read more
Dysmenorrhea???: 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
This is normal: 'mother nature' is often cruel in this way. This is just how we are all programmed. In some sense it is really just related to reproduction. You are more likely to be more attracted to men when you are most fertile, and studies have actually shown that men are more attracted to women when they are ovulating. I know it sounds strange, but it all makes sense! ...Read more
Could pads xause foclloutis this is the second time now that I've gotten it it occurs roght before mt period but worsen when I'm on my period?
Yes, for many women.: Pms/ period symptoms can include pelvic/ abdominal cramping, nausea, bloating, weight gain, moodiness, irritability, pain & swelling of breasts, feeling tired, insomnia, headaches, ^ acne, food cravings, ^ appetite, swelling of hands & feet, dizziness, thinking less clearly, urinary sxs & exacerbations of chronic conditions. ...Read more
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