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Why do I get a cold when I start my period?

Why do I get a cold when I start my period?

Vagal reflex: It could be that when your period starts you experience an episode of vaso-vagal syncope which can result in a drop in pulse and blood pressure, as well as increased perspiration - all of which you could percieve as feeling "cold". Some women also have nausea which can also be caused by the vaso-vagal reflex associated with the menses. ...Read more

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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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I am having cold chills, i vomit a couple times and i get bad cramps everytime i start my period what's causing this?

I am having cold chills, i vomit a couple times and i get bad cramps everytime i start my period what's causing this?

Nausea vomiting.: Some times you can have upper gastrointestinal syptoms due to hormonal changes.Suggest trying otc Prilosec for a week .If symptoms still persist recommend seeing your md. ...Read more

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Why is it that when i run for a long period of time, when i breathe in i get a cold sensation in the back of my throat that's uncomfortable?

Why is it that when i run for a long period of time, when i breathe in i get a cold sensation in the back of my throat that's uncomfortable?

Depends: It can depend on the weather/temperature you are running in. Or possibly if you have enlarged tonsils or tissue that is affecting breathing. Do you snore or have sleep apnea? I would consider checking with your doctor. ...Read more

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Why do I get really cold during my period?

Why do I get really cold during my period?

Prostaglandin: Most likely the cold is from a release of prostaglandin from your menstrual lining. If you are not allergic to Naproxen (aleve), try blocking it with aleve, (naproxen) one pill in the am and pm starting a couple of days before your menses starts, continuing though the menses. If the chill is accompanied with shakes and a fever, see your doctor and stop using tampons for menses until you are examined. ...Read more

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Can getting a cold effect if you get your period or not?

Can getting a cold effect if you get your period or not?

If your body is: Stressed enough from a viral infection - if could impact your period. ...Read more

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Why do I get very cold right before my period?

Why do I get very cold right before my period?

Vasoconstriction: The blood vessels begin to constrict to allow the lining of the womb to shed. As a result you may 'feel cold". ...Read more

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The past 2months I've had a cold when I get my period. Could I be pregnant? Why does this happen?

The past 2months I've had a cold when I get my period. Could I be pregnant? Why does this happen?

If a woman has an: actual period than she is not pregnant at that time. You can always take a home pregnancy test if you are uncertain if bleeding is due to spotting or your period. ...Read more

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Why do I get cold sores every time I have my period?

Why do I get cold sores every time I have my period?

Because that can: Be a stressor for the body. Riggers for cold sores can include illness, stress, fatigue, becoming physically cold, dry air, uv rays (sun), mouth trauma or one's period. ...Read more

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