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Ladies have a look at what Dysmenorrhea means

Thank you for clicking on this article. Kindly hit the follow button for more updates on interesting articles. In this article, we will catch a glimpse of what Dysmenorrhea means. Cleveland Clinic describes it as “the medical term for painful menstrual periods which are caused by uterine contractions.” It is studied that more than 1 or more women, experience pain for 1 to 2 days or even more each month. Every woman has a different experience when it comes to menstrual cramps; others have mild pains, whereas others have to be sent to the hospital, due to the severe pain and aren’t able to do their normal activities, until the pain subdues. Some symptoms are seen as vomiting, dizziness headaches and nausea. With the mood swings it is very common. In such a situation, the woman wants to be in a peaceful environment. 

There are two types of Dysmenorrhea; primary and secondary. 

In terms of the primary dysmenorrhea, the pain comes before or during a period in some cases, and it comes over and over again, especially in the lower abdomen. How long the pain lasts depends on the woman. 

“The secondary dysmenorrhea results from an infection in the female reproductive organs” says Cleveland Clinic. This lasts longer than the common menstrual cramps, with little or no symptoms. Both primary and secondary dysmenorrhea can be treated.

In this article, I will highlight two conditions from the American College of Obstetrician and Gynecologists article, which can cause the secondary dysmenorrhea. We have the endometriosis and Fibroids. 

The endometriosis:

This happens when tissues similar to the lining of the uterus, which grows to other parts of the body such as the ovaries and fallopian tubes, and breaks down leading to bleeding in response to change in hormones. As a result of the bleeding, it causes pain, especially in that time of a period. 


They can be located at the outside or inside the walls of the uterus, causing pain. 

To find the cause of dysmenorrhea, one can use an ultrasound exam, when the pain doesn’t seem to reduce. Menstrual cramps can be relieved but cannot be prevented. With the help of Bioferon, the pain is surely to reduce. Most of my friends have tried it out and has yielded to tremendous results, but you also need to eat first and a healthy diet. The bioferon can be taken before you start your period or during your period. Cleveland Clinic also recommends that you place a heating pad or hot water bottle on your lower back or abdomen and you must rest a lot when needed. Avoid the intake of sugar during that period. If these steps don’t help, kindly visit your doctor for more solutions. 

Thanks for reading. 

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