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Why Do You Get Cramps A Week Before Your Period
Yes, can be part of: Pms. 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 & exacerbations of chronic conditions. ...Read more
Variable: Some females w pms may have cramps 1 to 2 weeks prior to period. Many women don't have any premenstrual cramping. ...Read more
If you have unprotected sex a week before you're supposed to get your period and get pregnant, will you still get your period?
NO: If you get pregnant, you will not get your period. ...Read more
Happens any time: Constipation is very common and happens any time..Before/during/after. If you notice that is your pattern, i would suggest increase fluid and add some fibers such as fibercon/benefiber/metamucil/senakot etc... Around this time, or regularly so to help ease your symptoms. If persistent/severe, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Progesterone: Progesterone is highest during this time of the cycle and Progesterone is an appetite stimulant. In fact, persons who are undergoing chemotherapy who lose their appetite, may be sometimes given high dose Progesterone to increase their appetite. I try to 'ignore' those hunger pangs.... And tell myself it's just my ovaries talking so as to avoid weight gain during this time :-). ...Read more
Depends: That is variable from one girl to another. Many girls may have minimal discomfort but some may experience bloating and cramps. ...Read more
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