No woman is comfortable with menstruation or the associated symptoms, and I’m sure deep down inside of us, we don’t really mind skipping one every now and then, but menstruation should be regular and the physical changes and symptoms that come alone with the menstruation bleeding are important and shouldn’t be neglected. Normal menstruation symptoms include mood changes, cramps, bloating and breast tenderness. The symptoms associated with your menstrual bleeding can signal certain underlying health problems, so look out for the following signals that gynecologists warn from.
– Missing Periods.
Missing more than two periods may signify that you are dealing with problems with your thyroid, exercising too much, having anemia, having polycystic ovarian syndrome, hormonal imbalances or premature Menopause. So I this case you will need to check your blood and your ovaries, missing more than two periods lead to overgrowth in cells that may later on turn to cancer.
– Intense Menstrual Cramps.
Endometriosis could be the cause of intense sudden menstrual cramps, it is a condition where the uterine wall starts to grow on the outside of the organ rather than the inside of the organ which causes unbearable cramps during the menstruation, this condition can happen at age and most women who experience this condition get very intense menstrual cramps.
– Abnormal Bleeding Between Cycles.
This could be quite normal to a certain extend especially for women who are using birth control methods, however it is still advisable to check with your gynecologist because it could mean that you are dealing with ovarian cysts, uterine fibroids or pre-cancerous cells.
– PMS Symptoms That You Can’t Tolerate.
Normal symptoms are abdominal cramps, back aches, headaches, mood swings, anxiety, anger and tender breasts, if the symptoms become sever or unbearable then you should consult a doctor, menstrual periods shouldn’t cause depression or very bad temper.
– Upset Hormones.
Throughout the monthly cycle, the intensity of other medical condition can get worse, you can start feeling bad a week before the expected date of your period especially if you are dealing with depression, asthma, Arthritis and diabetes. Consult your doctor to prescribe medications that could help you to ease the symptoms.
Regular periods are a good sign that your body is functioning properly, it doesn’t only signal the state of your reproductive system, regular periods reflect the state of your overall health, so keep notes of your menstrual dates and symptoms and anything abnormal appears should not be ignored.