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We face many problems during periods. We are troubled by many problems like back pain, period cramps, constipation. But sometimes our everyday life gets affected by some problems. Due to this, we are not able to do any work, but our mind also keeps on worrying. Experts recommend to be aware of such unusual problems (severe period condition) and consult immediately. During Endometriosis awareness month, let us understand about these abnormal conditions related to periods.
Hormonal imbalance is the reason
We spoke to Dr. Rashmi Balyan, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynecologist at Primus Super Specialty Hospital, Delhi, about endometriosis and abnormal periods. Dr. Rashmi Balyan explains that Due to imbalance in hormones, one may have to face abnormal problems in periods (severe period condition). Due to this, the endometrium develops in excess. And finally there is heavy blood flow. Hormone imbalance can lead to polycystic ovary syndrome, obesity, insulin resistance and thyroid problems.
Endometriosis Awareness Month
March is Endometriosis Awareness Month. This is an important time to educate yourself about endometriosis and be vigilant about it. Endometriosis is an inflammatory condition. Due to this, tissues in women start growing outside the uterus. In this month, yellow ribbon is worn to convey the message of awareness among the people.
These 5 conditions during periods should be consulted immediately without ignoring these
1 Heavy Bleeding
Dr. Rashmi asks You start feeling the need to change a tampon or pad in less than 2 hours? If clots of a quarter or more size start passing, then it is a problem of heavy bleeding. immediately when this happens gynecologist Must meet. You may feel unwell and weak if you have such bleeding for a long time or do not see a doctor. This can lead to anemia.
Large blood clots
Polyps and fibroids can develop in the uterus and its lining. Your period may be longer and heavier than usual. Some fibroids are not very harmful. But submucosal fibroids that grow inside the uterine cavity are prone to heavy bleeding and large clots.
The longer the blood stays inside the uterus, the darker its color. The chances of clot formation are equally high.
3 Intense cramping
During a period, the uterus contracts to help expel its lining. Prostaglandins hormones involved in pain and inflammation trigger contractions of the uterine muscles (period cramps). High levels of prostaglandins lead to severe period cramps.
4 Painful bowel movements
When passing stool during periods, certain things can cause pain. These include: Constipation, which can make stools hard and painful to pass. Period cramps may feel worse when you strain to pass a stool. Diarrhea may also occur along with abdominal cramps.
Prostaglandins and progesterone hormones can create constipation. If you are experiencing hard and dry stools during your period, the condition can be painful.
5 Severe lower back pain
Back pain and lower abdominal pain starts a few days before the period starts. There can also be pain in the lower back during periods. It is generally believed that this is due to hormonal changes. Hormones derived from prostaglandins promote uterine contractions. These can affect the muscles of the lower back. But due to some conditions like dysmenorrhea or endometriosis, this pain can be severe.
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