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Period pain

health and fitness Updated: Apr 16, 2010 18:10 IST
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Pain during menses is a common feature. However, it is not a rule.The lower back is the common site for the pain to emerge during the pre-menstrual and menstrual time.Some ladies complain of headaches as well as breast tenderness.Bodyache and tiredness too are reported.

It is popularly believed that this pain is due to uterine contractions. Psychological factors also aggravate the pain. Similarly, hormonal theories have been widely accepted as one of the factors. Usually, the pain is relieved with the end of the menses. n a few cases, pain killers may suffice.If the situation is serious and persistent, please follow up with the gynaecologist and solve the problem.