Every girl who goes through puberty will have a menstrual cycle eventually. Menstrual cycles occur as a combination of multiple factors that go on in the human body. It is important to remember that a normal menstrual cycle is different for every woman so what is normal for you, may not be normal for someone else.
Some women may encounter no problems with their menstrual cycle, while some may have multiple problems that accompany their menstrual cycle every month, such as:
Since there are a variety of period problems, there are also a range of causes.
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
Your symptoms and severity may vary each month but are usually manageable and do not require much intervention.
Spotting between periods
There are certain factors that increase your risk of period problems, these are:
Exercise: intensive exercise has been known to be linked to period problems.
Period problems are diagnosed using a combination of the following tests:
Ultrasound: checks your uterus and ovaries for abnormalities.
The treatment of period problems will depend on its cause and symptoms.
Surgery: some causes of period problems such as uterine fibroids or polyps and even endometriosis require surgery to remove them.
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