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getting rid of chest pain during periods

Chest Pain During Periods: Why?

When Aunt Flo flies in for her monthly visit, you expect certain symptoms. Some women experience bloating, while others suffer severe cramps. Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon for women to get chest pains. If you experience chest pain during periods, no doubt you want to know why. You also want to know how to ease your […] Read more…

symptoms of lactose intolerance in women to know about

5 Symptoms of Lactose Intolerance in Women

Whether you’re strolling through the grocery store or raiding your kitchen’s pantry, you’re bound to run into dairy. Lactose, which is linked to the milk of mammals, is commonly found in your favorite cheese, ice cream and more. If you can’t enjoy these foods without feeling bad afterward, you may be intolerant to this group […] Read more…

why do bowel movements hurt during my period weeks

Why Do Bowel Movements Hurt During My Period?

My friend and I jokingly refer to what we call the periodic poops. Whenever we get our periods, we end up going No. 2 a lot more than usual. Not only do some women experience an increase in the need to go when they menstruate, but they sometimes also experience pain. You may wonder, “why […] Read more…

nausea after pap smear procedure

Is Nausea After Pap Smears Normal?

Few women relish the experience of changing into a paper nightgown, placing their feet in stirrups and having a stranger investigate their nether regions. Nevertheless, getting a Pap smear is an essential part of annual health screenings for women. Some women experience more severe side effects than others, such as mild to moderate bleeding. Others […] Read more…

how to get rid of period cramps fast and efficiently

How to Get Rid of Period Cramps Fast

Periods can be a hassle. About 50 percent of women deal with period pain — a medical condition called dysmenorrhea. Experts believe this pain is caused by a chemical called prostaglandin, which triggers contractions in the body to shed the uterine lining. If you deal with dysmenorrhea, do you know how to get rid of […] Read more…

best sleeping positions for menstrual cramps

8 Best Sleeping Positions for Menstrual Cramps

Heavy-duty menstrual cramps can leave you curled up in bed in the fetal position, but is this necessarily the most comfortable way to situate yourself? Any physical pain can make getting some much-needed relief from your agony difficult, if not impossible. Is there any way to get your needed shut-eye without taking a Xanax or […] Read more…

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