Dysmenorrhoea commonly called painful menses, painful periods or menstrual cramps is pain during menstruation. There is pain in the lower abdomen sometimes spreading to lower back and upper thighs. These can start right before or during a woman’s period.
Other symptoms include
- Nausea or vomiting
- Headache or migraine
- Mood swings or irritability
- Heavy periods
- Irregular periods
- Bleeding between periods
- Vaginal discharge
Numerous homeopathic remedies can help control pain and even prevent menstrual cramps. Some act locally ease cramps only. While other constitutional remedies target the root cause of dysmenorrhoea. These medicines provide comprehensive treatment by eliminating menstrual cramps and restoring the whole body balance.
There are two main causes of period pain:
Primary dysmenorrhea and endometriosis. ... The body reacts to these lesions with inflammation and an attempt to cover it with scar tissue, and one of the most common symptoms is severe menstrual cramps. Left untreated, it can cause infertility.