Dealing with Period Pain

Unlike PMS, which signals the start of your period with bloating and irritability, period pain or dysmenorrhea involves menstrual cramps as well as headaches, low back pain, diarrhea and nausea. While some period pain is common, if you dread that time of month because you repeatedly struggle with severe pain, talk with your doctor to rule out other potential issues such as endometriosis, fibroids and pelvic inflammatory disease, among others.

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Ask Sofia: Why is My Period So Heavy?

If you are among the 10 million women who suffer from heavy periods, your cycle can be a source of struggle and irritation. Abnormally heavy bleeding, also known as menorrhagia, is most common among adolescents getting their period for the first time and women approaching menopause.

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The Almost Painless Period

The Almost Painless Period

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How to Cope with PMS-Related Migraines

Learn how to cope with PMS-related migraines.

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Coping with Cramps

As if your period itself weren’t enough on its own, the aches and pains that can accompany it each month can range from mildly uncomfortable to downright debilitating. About half of women report monthly menstrual cramps and about 15 percent say theirs are severe. If you find yourself in this camp, here are a few […]

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