What is Period Pain?


Pain at the time of periods or before that in the lower abdomen is known as Periods pain. Sometimes this pain becomes unbearable and affects your routine too. Pain in menstruation causes absenteeism in women under 30 years of age. Although most women experience pain or convulsion in the menstrual period, only 10% of women do not feel any symptoms. Under the following circumstances, women are more likely to experience pain during the menstrual period.

Menstruation in young age (less than 11 years)

Excessive monthly to religion.

Of body weight to be more.

Smoking and alcohol intake.

Types of Menstrual Pain

There is two types of menstrual pain –

Primary Dysmenorrhea –
It is a pain in the lower abdomen that occurs before or during the menstrual period. It has no relation to any kind of physical illness. Normally this pain begins for you for the first time within six months of the start of a menstrual cycle or a year. This type of pain occurs at the onset of menstruation and stops in two to three days. During this time pain is experienced in the lower part of the stomach and sometimes in thighs or back.

Also Read: How to Get Periods Immediately in an Hour


Secondary dysmenorrhea – 
The types of menstrual pain affect your health such as: Uterine fibroids , Pelvic inflammatory disease or endometriosis etc. The pain caused by endometriosis is felt in the middle of the menstrual cycle and this pain increases a week before the period of occurrence. Occasionally there is also a complaint of constipation due to this.


Symptoms of Period Pain

In menstruation, there are other symptoms other than pain in the lower abdomen, which are experienced at this time –

Lower back pain

Foot Pain

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Coming unconscious, but it happens in very few situations.


The reason of Pain in Periods

Prostaglandin chemistry in women’s body is the cause of problems in menstruation. The tissue that forms the inner lining of the uterus also creates these chemicals. Prostaglandin increases the contraction of uterine muscles. In women who have high prostaglandin, there is more pain in the menstrual cycle due to excessive contractions. Prostaglandin is also responsible for vomiting, diarrhea, and headache in periods. Other problems occurring in menstruation also depend on the reproductive system such as:

Endometriosis – The presence of uterine tissue outside the uterus.

Fibroids and Adenomyosis – The emergence of factors in the uterus that are not carcinogenic.

Infections in reproductive organs.

Unusual pregnancy – The best example of this is an ectopic pregnancy in which the baby falls into the fallopian tube rather than the uterus. (Read more – Myths related to stomach ache and maternal measure in pregnancy )

IUD (Intra-uterine device) – is the contraceptive device.

Lumps in ovaries

Narrow Cervix


Home remedies for Period pain

If anti-inflammatory medicines do not take or want to take medicines, then some home remedies for getting rid of this pain are:

Heat the heating pad in the pelvic area and use it.

Massage the back and lower abdomen.

Exercise regularly and especially during menstrual periods.

Eat less fat vegetarian food.

Take thymine ( vitamin B1 ) and calcium supplement daily. Ask your doctor what is the correct amount of these supplements for you.


Period pain surgery

In earlier times, women used to perform dialysis and curatease (D & C) operation to get rid of menstrual pain or cramps in which the inner lining of the uterus was removed. This process of cancer diagnosis (diagnosis) and was adopted to test the position of cancer. Some women get rid of the uterus of surgery to get rid of menstrual problems.

This surgery is called Hysterectomy. If a woman has menstruation with too much amounts or excessive pain then the doctor advises doing endometrial ablation. In this, the inner lining of the uterus is destroyed by various instruments.


Treatment of Pain in Periods

There are several possible remedies for menstrual pain relief, which are as follows: Doctor also recommends regular exercise (especially for a walk ) along with adequate rest and sleep for treatment of pain in menstruation. According to many women, during this time, massage, yoga and sexual intercourse on the lower part of the stomach get relief in this pain, and this pain reaches the pain even with the use of a hot pad.

The use of some medicines also completely eliminates the pain and cramps in the periods, aspirin is dominant.

Although aspirin is not effective in reducing production of prostaglandin. It only works to reduce pain earlier. You can also use other medicines with the advice of the doctor. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are also used for the treatment of menstruation, these medicines reduce the effects of prostaglandin. Ibuprofen is prominent among them. The treatment of secondary dysmenorrians depends on the cause and the doctor can tell you about its treatment, in which case what treatment would be better. Do not ignore the menstrual problems or the pain, if you have any problems, take advice from the doctor as it can also be secondary disenmoria.

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