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Why Do I Get Headaches When Im On My Period
Hormone shifts: A menstrual migraine is an unfortunately a common occurance. Many women will get a headache that is triggered by the change in hormone levels. Some women will use non-hormone methods to treat the headaches, others will use a daily hormone and skip the placebo week to reduce frequency of headaches. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Anemia: It maybe from being a bit iron deficient from the blood loss, have your iron levels checked by your doctor. Another possible issue is that you have PMDD, premenstrual dysmorphic disorder and being overly tired and irritable during your period is one of the signs of this hormonal phenomena. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The main issue: In pms is fatigue. During the menses there are low ovarian hormones. The drop affects some neurons of the brain decrease their ability to connect with other neurons making it more difficult to think well and lowering the threshold for stress ( more irritable). Low doses of some mood meds can help even if just used around the time of the cycle. If really problematic modafanil is a good med. ...Read more
? hormonal changes: It is not an uncommon symptoms and has no clear etiology. My answer is not helpful but there is a long list of possible causes and you may wish to consult this site. http://symptomchecker.webmd.com/multiple-symptoms?symptoms=fatigue|irregular-menstrual-periods|mood-swings|nausea-or-vomiting;symptomids=98|128|267|156;locations=66|35|2|22. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why did I get lightheaded throughout my period and I still feel lightheaded even after my period what should I do?
17 days late negative tests.But why does my back hurt and my boobs and I get cramps am I just getting my period ?
Cannot say: in your particular case. Pregnancy tests measure pregnancy hormones that are quite low the first week post conception. The test is not so reliable until the 3-4th week post conception (2 weeks late). Rechecking at that time gives better results. Or... any other hormonal change http://www.nerdpocalypse.net/diseases/female.html https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/epiphany-of-the-week/id972173760 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends.: Headaches are multifactorial and we need more information. It's especially dependent upon how far along you are in pregnancy. If it's early pregnancy then this is totally normal. If it's late in pregnancy and associated with vision changes and abdominal pain and high blood pressure then you need to be seen by an md asap. Try tylenol, (acetaminophen) sleep, ice/heat packs, 1 cup of coffee/soda. ...Read more
Why is it when im on my period im the hornest im married so my husband and i still have intercourse but why do I bleed longer? And can I get pregnant
How to get Pregnant?: Nope. You cannot get pregnant on your period. The very definition of not being pregnant is having monthly periods. You get pregnant when you ovulate (somewhere just before the middle of your cycle). At your age i would have thought that you would know this simple fact. Please take a few minutes to empower yourself by learning the basics of fertility. ...Read more
PMS: The hormonal shifts that occur before the period can cause many symptoms. Things you can do to improve them include: exercising regularly, increasing b vitamins, eating a healthy diet with fewer processed foods and less sugar. If you avoid alcohol and caffeine, you may also feel better. Plan ahead, and make sure you're getting enough sleep during that time. Your doc can also check for anemia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lumbar plexus: When anything in the pelvis or lower abdomen become inflamed or irritated, such as during monthly female patterns, the nerves coming from those organs communicate to the brain via a group of nerves that go through the lumbar plexus of nerves in the lower back. The nerves that feed your legs come out of the lumbar spine. There maybe a related trigger between these structures in your case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This is normal: Period bleeding can vary in color depending on how heavy or fast the flow is occurring. More brisk bleeding is bright red, and slower bleeding is darker and even brownish in color. ...Read more
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