The chest swells before menstruation

The breast of a woman for life is undergoingchanges and is accompanied by some physiological sensations, including pain. These changes usually take place during periods such as menstruation, pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding. Let's look at why nipples hurt and what are the possible causes of chest pain throughout the menstrual cycle.

Cause of pain before menstruation

Why does the chest hurt before menstruation? The menstrual cycle is approximately 28-30 days, that is, almost every month a woman has ovulation (the release of an egg ready for fertilization into the cavity of the female body). Accordingly, the body prepares for a possible pregnancy every month. One of the manifestations of this preparation is changes in the mammary glands. On the eve of ovulation the sensitivity of the breast increases, as well as the amount of epithelium in its lobes and ducts. To the mammary glands surges blood, they swell and become larger in size, pain may occur. But all the unpleasant sensations in the chest and the pain of a healthy woman are not very pronounced. Therefore, if every month you have very bad chest pain before the month, this is not the norm and an unusual sign of PMS, contact a gynecologist and be examined to diagnose the problem in time.

Why does my chest hurt with menstruation?

As mentioned above, the chest hurts beforemonthly due to the fact that the body is preparing for a possible pregnancy every menstrual cycle. But the onset of menstruation is a sign that this time the woman has not become pregnant, and accordingly, all signs of PMS should pass, including, and pain in the chest. Therefore, if the chest hurts with menstruation, you should pay attention to it and notify your gynecologist. The doctor will conduct professional diagnostics and will notice any possible ailments with health, which have not yet been launched.

Why does my chest hurt after menstruation?

After monthly chest pains normally pass. The fact that the breast can ache during puberty in girls (13-15 years), when the breast grows, and then the receptors of the mammary glands cease to be sensitive to the signals of the ovaries. Therefore, do not ignore this pain in the chest, contact a gynecologist or mammologist on time.