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Painful menstrual cramps take a physical toll on most women

Here is an interesting article I was reading on the daily mail: Painful menstrual cramps take a physical toll on most women , now new research has revealed they can alter the structure of the brain as well. Scientists who studied a group of women sufferers found evidence of dramatic reshaping, with some brain areas […]

The different types of period pain

There are two different types of period pain: Primary dysmenorrhoea This commonly occurs in teenage girls and young women, towards the beginning of menstrual life. The cramping pains are caused by the womb contracting to shed its lining. There may also be pain caused by the decreased supply of blood to the womb. The pain […]