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Why Do I Crave Salt Before 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
The response to: Lowered hormones within the brain is variable, but often there is some dysphoria. This activates reward, often, and food is rewarding. This is likely it, the psychiatric pathways are well theorized and likely very close to what is actually occurring. You may get improvent if u treat ur pms, if u have it. Do you sleep less but are more tired during that time? ...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
Relaxin: IMO menses/migraines result from cervical muscle spasms incited by chronic head/neck tilting. At onset of menses hormone Relaxin induces sacroiliac joint ligament laxity begetting unstable upper body tower; exacerbating chronic head/neck tilt. Problem prevalent in women w. primary Joint Hypermobility Syndrome. Observe asymmetric T-shirt collar rim in mirror & head-tilt in driver's license photo. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Whenever I drink alcohol, I get bad cramps and my period the next day. I get irregular periods. Why is that?
Alcohol,Menstruation: I understand your concern about irregular periods and bad cramps At age 22, stressors of relationships, separation, breaking up of relationships, work and finances can cause anxiety and affect Menstruation cycle. Alcohol can cause problems in relationship, does not resolve painful feelings and may affect Menstruation cycle. See a Psychiatrist for diagnosis, Therapy, Yoga and Meditation ...Read more
Hormonal changes: Hormones wax and wane during your cycle, and some women are more sensitive to the changes than others. In your case, you appear to be sensitive to hormonal changes, and that change causes you to feel bloated. best wishes. ...Read more
Unbalanced hormones: See your doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
Do you discharge before your period? I had cramps really bad one day and discharge heavy and i just wanted too know if that's what happens before
Not usually : Since you are 19 i assume you have had periods before and that each month you have not had heavy discharge. I recommend getting tested for the various infections that can cause discharge. ...Read more
May be PMS.: Premenstrual syndrome (pms) 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 ; exacerbation of chronic conditions. ...Read more
PMS: Sadness or depression is a classic symptom of PMS which is caused by low endorphins in the brain and becomes more frequent as we age ( more common at 30 than at 20). Sometimes just exercise to increase endorphins helps but sometimes medicines are needed and they are available. Talk to your PCP or GYN about this. Hope you are feeling better soon. ...Read more
Does taking too much tylenol (acetaminophen) stop periods? Because my period's 38days late. I took 6 with wine. I do this when i get depressed, i don't know why.
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