Not a few women experience Menstruation pain or dysmenorrhea, even some experienced up to a few days before or the beginning of menstruation. The pain is usually felt in the lower abdomen or center and will probably spread to up to the hips, back and thighs. The severity of the pain varies among women and between the same periods in women. At one time, it could hardly feel the pain, but at other times it can be very severe with seizures, fever, dizziness, fatigue and various stomach disorders such as nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.
Substances called prostaglandins that cause you are experiencing Menstrual Pain. This substance is produced by the body and is found in the lining of the uterus. At the beginning of menstruation, these substances stimulate contraction of the uterine lining to shed, causing cramping is felt in the abdomen. Arteries and veins will expand, with the goal of menstrual blood more easily removed. However, it can also be caused by decreased blood pressure causing dizziness and feeling faint.
Prostaglandins also trigger contractions and spasms of smooth muscle in the gastro-intestinal tract, causing nausea, vomiting and diarrhea in women undergoing menstruation. Moreover due to substance prostaglandin, Menstrual Pain is also caused by blood clots or heavy menstrual blood flow must pass through a narrow cervix. And from this cause will usually be reduced or disappear on their first baby after delivery, because the hole is widened their cervix.
You need to be aware of is, if Menstrual Pain caused by a disease. Such as endometriosis, ovarian cysts, sexually transmitted diseases or problems spiral (IUD). This can be known if you are, begin to feel the pain of menstruation after age 25 or if accompanied by other symptoms such as menstrual bleeding or foul smelling quick stop, then you should consult with your doctor.
Treatment of Menstrual Pain
Solutions to reduce menstrual pain can be done in a natural way or by taking medication. To relieve the pain without drugs, you can do the tips as below:
- Attach the heating pad to the abdomen below the navel. Or you can use a jug of hot water put into a bottle and wrap the bottle with a cloth before attaching to the lower abdomen.
- Sat lie, you should put the feet higher than the heart and stomach, or lie on your right side with your knees bent.
- Expand the foods that contain vitamin B6, calcium and magnesium.
- Massage the lower abdomen with a circular motion and light.
- If you feel sick and disturbing appetite, then delay your meal time, or replace it with snacks more often.
- Take a diet rich in complex carbohydrates such as fruits, grains and vegetables are low in salt, sugar, and no caffeine.
- Washing with warm water and do not be too late.
- For obese women, you should lose weight first.
- Drink warm water.
- Perform the exercise on a regular basis, and if the pain is so severe you feel. Rest of the spots is the best solution for you.
Meanwhile, to reduce menstrual pain when using the drug, you can use this type of anti-inflammatory drugs and prevention Ovulation pills. Menstruation Pain Treatment are a class of drugs called no steroidal anti-inflammatory non-steroidal drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen or naproxen. Both drugs work by stopping the production of prostaglandins in the body, and reduce blood clots in the uterus. Indeed there are several brands of NSAIDs based drugs that you can buy at pharmacies and drug stores. But of course you have to be careful, because usually these drugs can cause stomach irritation for people with ulcers.
The second use of drugs to reduce Menstruation Pain is to use drugs that can prevent ovulation, thus also preventing the activity of prostaglandins that cause menstrual cramps. However, if you’re doing a program for a child, of course this is not the right thing.
- Most Menstrual Pain caused by substance prostaglandins, and the narrow hole ovarian,
- Some natural ways can be done to reduce pain during menstruation,
- Some medications can also use to overcome the pain of menstruation.
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