Swelling of the feet during menstruation

Monthly: problems during the menstruation cycle

The appearance of menstruation in women isthe result of complex interactions of reproductive hormones, the level of which in the body rises and falls in different periods of the cycle of the monthly, lasting approximately one lunar month (28 days). Many women do not notice any significant changes in their body for the entire cycle of menstruation, with the exception of blood secretions for several days. However, about a third of women in the world suffer from unpleasant symptoms during menstruation associated with fluctuations in hormone levels, especially negative sensations of menstruation during the last 7-14 days of the cycle.

PMS - negative side of menstruation

Approximately one in ten women suffering fromunpleasant sensations during menstruation, these symptoms - called premenstrual syndrome (PMS) - appear almost every month before the onset of menstruation, in the remaining nine - occasionally. PMS during the cycle of menstruation occurs in several forms: mental disorders - anxiety, irritability, insomnia, depression, memory impairment, absent-mindedness and apathy; cravings for sweets, increased appetite, reaction to sugar (headache, cardiac arrhythmia, fatigue, fainting); weight gain, swelling of the hands and feet, swelling and painful sensitivity of the mammary glands, bloating. Some women suffer from all these symptoms on the threshold of menstruation, others have only separate forms.

Pain during menstruation occurs in 30-50%women, but only 5-10% of cases of pain are too strong (dysmenorrhea) and lead to a decrease in working capacity. Although many women suffer from menstrual pain in the absence of visible abnormalities of the genitals, sometimes the pain of menstruation begins due to infection in the pelvic cavity, endometriosis or uterine damage. In the case of painful periods, it is better to consult a doctor to make sure there are no serious health problems. If there are no complications, the right diet and vitamins will help to get rid of pain during menstruation.
Pain with menstruation is usually felt in the lower partbelly or in the middle of it and has the character of wavy fights. Sometimes pain during menstruation is felt also in the region of the sacrum and thighs. Painful periods may be accompanied by other symptoms: nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, headache, as well as abdominal cramps. The cause of pain during menstruation is an excess of "bad" prostaglandins, which cause constriction of blood vessels and spasms of the muscular wall of the uterus. However, experienced professionals will easily relieve you of the unpleasant symptoms that accompany you during menstruation.

Therapy of painful menstruation at the Chinese Medicine Clinic Kim Dao

Doctors of Chinese Medicine Clinic Kim Dao will pick upfor you, individual treatment based on an analysis of your body's condition and relieve you of painful symptoms during menstruation. We invite you to the first reception, during which our doctors will conduct free pulse diagnostics and will consult on possible methods of treatment common in Chinese medicine.

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