Almost all and more than half of the women experience extreme pain during their first period and later in the life. The degree of pain may vary so do its symptoms in every women. The severity of the pain in some women is so deep that they feel contractions and crimpling one and halftime more powerful than labor pains. Some of the women take leave from work and cope with the situation by taking painkillers. Others just suffer and wait for the date to end, provided misconceptions that painkillers can cause infertility.
Symptoms of painful periods:
Teenage girls who are experiencing onset of menopause often suffer from dysmenorrhea more severely. These girls do not have enough knowledge to cope with the situation. It is duty of every mother as well as schoolteachers to give girls information so that they can understand what is happening inside their body.
Symptoms of painful periods are
Types of pain:
As the degree and severity of pain vary, women might suffer from two types of pain.
1. Congestive dysmenorrhea – constant and dull lower back pain
2. Spasmodic dysmenorrhea – pain like contraction and crumpling
Relax and take some rest:
Normally pain in any part of the body is an indication that there is something wrong, but in case of periods, this pain is not so dangerous. It is function of uterus and other female organs as well as hormones. Sometimes the pain is due to the deficiency of supplements like minerals, vitamin B6, B1, E, C and bioflavonoid. Instead of taking self-medication, consult your gynecologist. The doctor will suggest you what is best for you. Remember suppressing pain is not going to work, it will return on every due date. It is better to tackle with the root cause and get rid of the pain forever.