Period Pain (Dysmenorrhea)
Abnormally painful abdominal during .
About Period Pain
Many girls and women have problems like abdominal and pain during their . The medical term for painful is “dysmenorrhea.” Although is a normal part of a woman’s life, severe period pain need not be. Women do not have to simply put up with it — menstrual pain can usually be treated effectively. If you have very painful periods or the pain gets worse over time, it can be a good idea to see a doctor.
Every month the lining of a woman’s womb builds up and is then shed again at the end of the menstrual cycle, when she has her period — unless she is pregnant. To shed the lining, the muscles of the womb tighten (contract) and relax in an irregular rhythm. This helps the tissue lining the womb to detach and flow out of the body, together with blood, through the neck of the womb and the vagina…