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Why do I get migraine when im on my period?

Why do I get migraine 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 more

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Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

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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Why do I get moody when im on my period?

Why do I get moody when im on my period?

Emotional lability: Can be caused by hormonal changes. Take care. ...Read more

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Why do I get diarrhoea when im on my period?

Why do I get diarrhoea when im on my period?

Prostaglandins: Chemicals called prostaglandins are released by the uterus during menstruation, they cause the cramping, but can also affect the colon which is located very nearby - & cause loose stools or diarrhea. ...Read more

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Why do i get so tired when im on my period?

Why do i get so tired when im on my period?

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 more

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Why do I always get really tired when I am on my period?

Why do I always get really tired when I am on my period?

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

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Why do I get cramps on my period?

Prostaglandin: Prostaglandin is a hormone released by the endometrium(lining of the womb) at menses, and it acts on the myometrium(smooth muscle of the uterus) to induce cramping. Ibuprofen, and other medications are prostaglandin inhibitors and can prevent cramping. ...Read more

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Why do I get headaches when I have my period?

Why do I get headaches when I have my period?

Hormones: Headaches in women, particularly migraines, have been related to changes in the levels of the female hormone estrogen during her menstrual cycle. Estrogen levels drop immediately before the start of your cycle. This could trigger your headaches. ...Read more

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Why do I get really dizzy when i'm on my period?

Why do I get really dizzy when i'm on my period?

Fluid retention: Hormonal changes cause fluid shifts in the inner ear that cause some women to have dizziness with ovulation or their periods. Low sodium diet, less than 2000 mg day, may be beneficial. ...Read more

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Why do I see blood when sexing I am not on my menstration?

Why do I see blood when sexing I am not on my menstration?

? Trauma: May be you have had some trauma due to excessive friction. If not , there are so many other reasons related to vagina, cervix or uterine cavity. You may want to see a gynecologist. ...Read more

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Why do I get really emotional when i first start my period lately?

Why do I get really emotional when i first start my period lately?

? 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 more

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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

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

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I been on my peroid for nine days I just started bc on sunday to help regulate it what is wrong witbh me why do I bleed long n I can't get pregnant ?

I been on my peroid for nine days I just started bc on sunday to help regulate it what is wrong witbh me why do I bleed long n I can't get pregnant ?

A number of things: A number of things can cause irregular or heavy menses - you should see your physician and if at all possible keep track of when you have your period, how many days you bleed, etc for 3-4 months when you see them. They can help determine if there is something wrong or not. ...Read more

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Why do I feel so weak right before i get my period each month?

Why do I feel so weak right before i get my period each month?

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 more

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Why would i feel like im cramping like i on my period when im not on my period?

Cramps: There are quite a few possible reasons for having uterine cramps besides being on your period. Are you in the middle of your cycle? Ovulation can sometimes induce cramps. You may want to get checked for a pelvic infection if your cramps are not otherwise explained. ...Read more

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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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Why do I get more horny when I am on period ?

Why do I get more horny when I am on period ?

Normal: The hormones that normally regulate your libido fluctuate during your period, so it can increase your desire. ...Read more

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17 days late negative tests.But why does my back hurt and my boobs and I get cramps am I just getting my period ?

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 more

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What do I do when i get daily headaches when im pregnant?

What do I do when i get daily headaches when im pregnant?

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

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Am i pregnant? I had sex on sunday around 9 pm, i still didn't get my period but I am bloating. I am getting moody and the usual symptoms of my period. I do work out regularly. My boyfriend condom didn't break or anything but I am not sure what to do.

Am i pregnant? I had sex on sunday around 9 pm, i still didn't get my period but I am bloating. I am getting moody and the usual symptoms of my period. I do work out regularly. My boyfriend condom didn't break or anything but I am not sure what to do.

It : It would be very early to have symptoms, but if you think you might be having symptoms of pregnancy then you should take a urine pregnancy test. Condoms are 99% effective at preventing pregnancy. If you don't get your period on time, and your test was negative, then wait two days and re-take the test. ...Read more

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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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Migraine Headaches (Definition)

Migraine headaches are a common condition that often include a headache with throbbing, pulsing pain, blurriness of vision, nausea, and sensitivity to light. They ...Read more