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Lower abdominal pai

Women may suffer from dull stomachache, lumbar pain, dyspepsia, diarrhea. Even in the menstrual period, some people have such severe pain that they cannot withstand, affecting their work, life.

If due to primary causes, the pain usually starts 1-2 years after the first menstrual period for women. Pains will relieve by age and may disappear after giving birth.

Depending on the natural disposition of the body of each person, the pain can prolong or be on and off. The main cause is the unsteady systaltic action of the uterus that puts pressure on the blood vessels, secretes prostaglandin triggering uterine contractions. Abnormal uterine position (the uterus is too far backwards, or too far forward) also affects the blood circulation, causes abdominal pains.

Although it is not dangerous, the abdominal pain is an obsession for girls at the age of puberty and women at the reproductive age. It affects the daily life of the female.

There is secondary causes which are the diseases associated with reproductive organs of the female. These pains usually come early, before the menstrual cycle, last longer than the abdominal pains due to the regular menstrual cycle. Causes may lie in gynecological diseases such as uterine fibroids, ovarian cysts ... Hence, it should be treated by medical methods.

In order to relieve the pain, when the menstrual period comes, the female should do minor exercises, have a reasonable diet - supplementing iron-rich foods, drink a lot of water to release hormones faster, take time to have a rest.

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Emotional, psychological changes

Many women often suffer from stress or premenstrual syndrome due to hormonal changes. This is a common phenomenon in most women, at different levels of expression.

Some women easily get angry, change emotional states irregularly, or become impatient, overhasty, have negative thoughts, look at everything more serious than usual ... These symptoms usually occur around the last 1-2 weeks of the menstrual cycle and disappear after the menstrual period comes or prolong until the end of the menstrual period.

You can practice yoga, meditate, try to relax, let loose yourself and get enough sleep to overcome the heavy, uncomfortable feelings in the “menstrual period".

Backache, fatigue

Whenever the menstrual period comes, in addition to the abdominal pain, many women also suffer from unpleasant feelings such as: backache, chest pain, muscle aches, diarrhea due to hormonal-metabolic disorders.

Even, when the “menstrual period” comes, many women also encounter many troubles when getting menorrhagia or menstrual disorders.

The female can still work as normal but should take time to have a rest and avoid stress, limit heavy activities, soak theirself in water throughout the day, should not have a long journey, sit for a long time because it is easy to get tired or uncomfortable.

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