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Posts Tagged ‘menstrual cramps’

A natural approach to irregular periods

Less regular periods are often one of the first symptoms women notice as they approach menopause. While some premenopausal women welcome this disruption to their monthly cycles, others, particularly women who suffer from painful, heavy periods can find this irregularity difficult to deal with. There are number of treatment options women can try to regulate their cycle in the years … Continue reading

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What is menopause?

Menopause is the name given to the stage in every woman’s life when her menstrual periods permanently stop and she is no longer able to fall pregnant. In Western women, the average age for menopause is 51 years, but it is not uncommon for women to begin experiencing menopausal symptoms far earlier, even as young as 30. The menopause is … Continue reading

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Period pain relief

Over 50% of women suffer from painful periods, and of these, around 15% report pain that is severe enough to disrupt their everyday activities and even force them to miss time off school or work. While painful menstrual cramps (referred to medically as dysmenorrhea) can affect pre-menopausal women at any stage of her life, severe period pain with no underlying … Continue reading

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Menstrual Cramps – Causes and Remedies

All females, without exception, experience menstrual cramps at some point. Known medically as “dysmenorrhea”, menstrual cramps have many uncomfortable symptoms such as throbbing pains in the lower area of the stomach. Usually occurring just before and during a woman’s period, these menstrual cramps can often be unbearable and debilitating. During your period, the uterus will contract in size in order … Continue reading

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