It is normal for women to experience some cramps and pain during menstrual cycle. But, when the cramps are excessive, they are forced to miss work or school. Generally, painful periods are medically called as dysmenorrhea. When a woman experiences pain just before the beginning of the cycle, but is otherwise healthy will fall under the category of primary dysmenorrhea. On the other hand, if a normal period becomes painful later, it is termed as secondary dysmenorrhea. Generally, this condition is accompanied by a problem that affects the uterus and/or other pelvic organs in women.
What are the causes of painful menstrual cycle?
Even though, there is no identifiable cause for this issue, some women are identified as to be at the higher risk of developing this condition and the different risk factors contributing towards this condition are as follows:
1. Early puberty before the age of 11
2. Never had a baby even after reaching the childbearing age
3. Irregular periods
4. Heavy bleeding ...