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Every woman during or during their periods has had abdominal shakes and pain. It may happen before your periods, as an unwanted warning, or during your periods, leaving you tired and restless until it ends.
Young girls are usually burdened for the first few years after the start of periods. As you get older, these pains generally decrease in intensity and may disappear completely after the birth of your first baby.
The shakes can be a monthly follow-up to your periods, or they can occur rarely, and the pain from these shakes can be mild or severe. Emotional stress can increase the likelihood of pain during the subsequent menstrual cycle.
The medical term for menstrual shakes is dysmenorrhea. By the way, dysmenorrhea is the most common reason for teenagers to miss school.
Dysmenorrhea is of two types: one when the pain is only due to cyclical changes in the uterus as it is part of your period or it may be due to your pelvic area. Pelvis is the area of the lower abdomen that contains your uterus, ovaries, cervix and vagina.
Why do they happen?
Every month your uterus builds new tissue lining, ready for fertilized egg position. If the egg is not fertilized, the fertilizer is shed along with the unfertilized egg. When this occurs, certain molecules are released that can cause painful, intermittent contractions of the uterine muscles.
Ongoing research suggests that field shocks are the result of an increase in certain prostaglandins during your monthly cycles.
Prostaglandins are small compounds that can act to increase or decrease the size of blood vessels, as well as stimulate muscles to contract. In this case, these molecules cause contraction of the blood vessels of the uterus, thereby reducing the flow of uterus to the uterus while causing long-lasting muscle contraction of the uterus.
To do this, the hormones produced by the pituitary gland (the small gland just below the brain) cause the uterus to become more sensitive to prostaglandins in your period.
Thus, some women whose reproductive organs are more sensitive to prostaglandins suffer from shocks that are much more painful than women whose organs are relatively anesthetic to prostaglandins.
Some factors can increase the risk of painful pain over time.
– Early age in menarche, usually less than 12 years
– Long field cycles
– Heavy flow
In some cases, family history, obesity, and even alcohol use are associated with the likelihood of having a field shock.
Diagnosis of dysmenorrhea usually relies on a woman's explanation of symptoms. Tests are not regularly performed to measure performance or pain.
Dysmenorrhea caused by other diseases of your reproductive organs can be caused by a number of conditions, including:
– Ovarian cyst and tumors
– pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
– intrauterine devices (IUD)
– Anatomical abnormalities of the uterus (for example, your uterus may bend backwards instead of lying down)
You should consult your doctor if the pain does not ease through the counter, gradually worsens, or prevents you from being surrounded by your daily activities. Initially, the doctor may perform an ultrasound scan if a pelvic disease is suspected.
You may already know how it feels, but usually most women feel:
– In the lower abdomen of your abdomen a concussion or flare that may radiate to your inner thighs on the back
– Fullness, pressure, or bloating
– If it's severe, vomiting and nausea
– loose stool or constipation
Management of dysmenorrhea
Taking medications, such as aspirin, ibuprofen, or other painkillers, can relieve mild dysmenorrhea.
Installing a hot water bag or bottle can also help relieve pain.
Regular exercise releases endorphins and can help relieve painful field shocks in the long run.
In addition, to reduce the severity of shocks, you can do the following:
– Avoid caffeine, alcohol or smoking
– Massage the lower abdomen and abdomen
– Relax as and when needed
If these remedies do not alleviate the pain and the seizures are unusual or severe, you can consult a doctor who may recommend additional medications, such as oral contraceptive pills or prescription painkillers. He may also recommend a thorough lung exam to check the condition of your vagina, cervix, and uterus so that there are no abnormalities. A small sample of your vaginal fluid may also be taken if needed.
If the seizures are not related to your period, proper treatment should be given, as most causes of dysmenorrhea are treated through medical therapy.