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Say Good bye to Pre-menstrual pains (Dysmenorrhea)

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SAY GOOD BYE TO PRE-MENSTRUAL PAINS (DYSMENORRHEA)
Dysmenorrhea is a painful menstrual cramp which occurs in up to 50% of menstruating females and causes significant disruption in quality of life and absenteeism. But don’t worry I got good news for you. But before I do that let have an overview of the overall action.
HOW DOES IT (PRE-MENSTRUAL PAINS) HAPPEN
The uterus is a muscle. Like all muscles, it contracts and relaxes. Most uterine contractions are never noticed, but strong ones are painful. During strong contractions, the uterus may contract too strongly or too frequently, causing the blood supply to the uterus to be temporarily cut off. This deprives the muscle of oxygen, causing pain. This pain may be located in the abdomen or the back. In addition to painful uterine cramping with menses, women with dysmenorrhea may experience nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headaches, weakness, and/or fainting. Symptoms may vary in…

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Author: Agba Joseph

I am Agba Joseph, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from Cross River University Of Technology (CRUTECH). I am unassuming and enthusiastic about Health science as it borders on Clinical Nutrition. It is my sole desire that proper Nutrition will be used as a key tool in addressing and preventing malnutrition and other Metabolic dysfunctions.

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