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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 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
I am having cold chills, i vomit a couple times and i get bad cramps everytime i start my period what's causing this?
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?
About every other month right before I start my period I get cold like symptoms (Sore throat, fatigue, feverish). Is this normal? What would that be?
PMS?: You most likely having Premenstural syndrome. http://www.empr.com/premenstrual-syndrome-pms-patient-information-fact-sheet/article/240501/ ...Read more
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
If your body is: Stressed enough from a viral infection - if could impact your period. ...Read more
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