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A Woman’s Monthly Enemy

Posted on 09. Apr, 2009 by admin.


period-painOne of the most difficult things that a woman has to go through every single month is menstruation. Some women have it harder-they encounter cramps that could ruin an entire day of work, and there is also a possibility that there will be arguments with people along the way. A lot of boyfriends, husbands, and brothers still do not seem to understand it, so this is another thing that a woman needs to explain.

Women have to go through Premenstrual Syndrome or PMS. The obvious manifestations are mood swings, depression, and irritability. This could be very difficult for men because it is hard to understand. This comes once a month, and all men really need to do is to understand what the woman is going through-her menstrual cycle is working, and she will be in a state of pain. This is also the time of the month when the insecurities come and haunt her, so comforting and reassuring words will definitely help in fixing this. Menstrual cramps could be relieved by drinking pain relievers such as Paracetmol or Mefenamic Acid. Other types of relief that could definitely help are heating pads, the right amount of exercise, proper diet, and proper sleep.

These discomforts will be gone in no time, but women (as well as men who have women close to them) should not expect this to stop. Understanding, patience, and the right amount of rest and medicine will help them cope, and both sides would have to cooperate to make things less stressful.

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