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Why Do I Get Constipated 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
Prostaglandins: Your body produces prostaglandins to help break down the lining of your uterus at the end of your cycle (if you are not pregnant). Prostaglandins cause contractions of the uterus, inflammation and pain. Nsaids like Ibuprofen will help. If the cramping/pain persists even with the help of nsaids, visit your doctor, who will help manage your cramps and pain. ...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
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
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 ›
? 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
Probably hormones: Bowel is affected by hormonal changes; colon, for example, has estrogen receptors, like breast and uterus. This can change function. Diet may change pre menses-chocolate cravings? This can affect gut function. Take meds like midol-can affect gut function too. Keep a diet diary, see if there are particular trigger foods. ...Read more
I had my period last 3 month regularly but i still didn't get pregnant but I am trying to get pregnant what do you recommend?
More sex . . .: 1st go see your family doc for preconception counseling & start taking prenatal vitamins to minimize risk of neural tube defect eg spina bifida. Remember that ovulation occurs 2wks prior to menses so aim to have sex around that time, anywhere from a few days before to a few days after. Exercise, eat right & get plenty of rest. If no pregnancy after 12mo, go see reproendo (partner needs sperm analy. ...Read more
Keep taking yourpill: S and see your gyn for an exam blood work and ultrasound. ...Read more
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
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