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Why does it hurt when i'm on my period?

Why does it hurt when i'm on my period?

Dysmenorrhea: The uterus is a muscular organ. Cramping results from the contracting that shuts down on the blood vessels causing the inner lining (endometrium) to shed monthly. Yet , if this pain is severe, requires narcotics to control or disrupts your routine, please see your doctor. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

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


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Why do I eat so much when I'm on my period?

Why do I eat so much when I'm on my period?

Mood changes: A lot of women experience changes in their mood, temperament during their periods. It is due to the changes in the hormones in your body. ...Read more

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Why do I always seem to get sick when I'm on my period?

Why do I always seem to get sick when I'm on my period?

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

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Why do I feel disgusted by the guys i like when i'm on my period?

Why do I feel disgusted by the guys i like when i'm on my period?

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

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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?

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?

Ingrown hairs: Ingrown hair causes folliculitis. If the curly hair is growing inward you may be wearing tight clothing. Pads will not cause this. Avoid wearing tight panties as well. Feel better soon. ...Read more

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Nauseous when i'm on my period, is this normal?

Nauseous when i'm on my period, is this normal?

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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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more