Almost every woman of childbearing age experiences pain in the lower abdomen during menstruation. Why is this happening?
There are several reasons, one of which may be
This is a fairly common disease that is difficult to treat. There is primary and secondary dysmenorrhea.
it is associated with low or high levels of the female hormone prostaglandin. During menstruation, the hormonal background changes in a woman's body, this is the reason for pain in the lower abdomen during menstruation. With the production of prostaglandin in large quantities, malaise, headaches and nausea join the pain in the lower abdomen. With persistent symptoms, consultation with a gynecologist is necessary.
characterized by inflammatory processes in the body. Moreover, it can be not only diseases of the genitourinary system, but also the body as a whole.
The causes of lower abdominal pain during menstruation can be curettage of the uterus during abortion or diagnosis, posterior bending of the uterus, inflammatory diseases of the ovaries, difficult childbirth, trauma and surgery. Lower abdominal pain during menstruation can occur when using an intrauterine device.
When to see a doctor
Pain can also indicate a serious health problem. Therefore, you should consult a doctor if:
1. Pain, spotting lasts more than 7 days.
2. The body temperature rises.
3. The pains are unbearable and cannot be relieved by painkillers.
4. Pain with a lot of menstrual flow.
5. Suspected pregnancy.
6. Never had pain during menstruation.
How to get rid of pain
The most common method of getting rid of pain is by taking antispasmodic or pain relievers. It is worth leading a healthy lifestyle, excluding fried, spicy and salty foods from your diet. You should refuse to take alcohol, coffee, strong tea.
You should beware of hypothermia, do not sit on cold surfaces and dress for the season. Eliminate heavy lifting, this should be done by men.
You should spend more time in the fresh air, try to rest more, sleep at least 8 hours a day.
In addition to the use of pain relievers, heat can be used. This helps to relax the uterus, thereby reducing the pain.