Dr Rashmi Prasad
by on November 17, 2021

Do you know what it's like to have an uncomfortable menstrual cycle?

Menstruation, sometimes known as the "period" is a typical monthly occurrence in which a woman has vaginal bleeding. Many women suffer from dysmenorrhea, a term for the discomfort they feel throughout their menstrual cycle. Menstrual cramps, throbbing, agonizing pain in the lower abdomen, are the most common cause of the discomfort. Other signs and symptoms you may have include back discomfort, nausea, diarrhea, and headaches. Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) may produce a wide range of symptoms, such as bloating, mood swings, and exhaustion. It usually begins a week or two before your menstruation begins.

What is the root cause of painful menstrual cycles?

Primary dysmenorrhea and secondary dysmenorrhea are the two forms.

Period discomfort caused by primary dysmenorrhea is by far the most frequent. Too many hormones produced by the uterus are frequently to blame. Cramps are the result of a tightening and relaxing of the uterine muscles caused by these substances. The cramps may begin a few days before your menstruation. It usually lasts a few days, although it might last longer in some women.

Period discomfort commonly begins in early puberty, shortly after the onset of menstruation. The amount of discomfort you experience decreases with age. It's possible that the discomfort may subside after you\'ve given birth. Secondary dysmenorrhea often begins in middle age or older. Endometriosis and uterine fibroids are two disorders that may damage the uterus and other reproductive organs and result in PMS. It's not uncommon for the discomfort to worsen with time. Your menstruation might start before or after you have it, depending on how long it lasts.

What can I do to ease the discomfort of my period?

Try these methods to lessen the discomfort of your menstruation.

  • Applying heat to your lower abdomen with a heating pad or hot water bottle is an excellent way to relieve discomfort.

  • Doing some physical activity

  • Taking a relaxing soak in the tub  

  • Practicing methods of relaxation such as yoga and meditation

  •  Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs) are another option for over-the-counter pain relief (NSAIDs). Ibuprofen and naproxen are two examples of over-the-counter NSAIDs. They relieve the cram

Getting adequate sleep and abstaining from alcohol and smoke may also be beneficial.


Experiencing some period discomfort is common for many women. However, if you have any of these symptoms, you should see an Infertility Center in Bihar right away.

  • NSAIDs and self-care methods are ineffective, and the pain is a hindrance to your day-to-to-day activities.

  • Sudden worsening of cramping

  • You are above the age of 25 and suffer from terrible cramps.

  • You're experiencing period discomfort and fever.

Do you know how to identify the reason for severe period pain?

You will be asked by a Gynaecologist Doctor in Patna about your medical history and will have a pelvic exam in order to determine whether or not you are suffering from severe menstrual cramps. You may also be subjected to an ultrasound or other imaging procedure. Laparoscopy may be necessary if your doctor suspects that you have secondary dysmenorrhea. It is a procedure that allows your doctor to see into your body.

What are the options for treating severe menstrual cramps?

There are many types of hormonal birth control available to women who suffer from primary dysmenorrhea and are in need of medical attention. Painkillers prescribed by a doctor may also be an alternative.

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