According to the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, over 50% of women report experiencing some form of pain from period cramps for a day or two each month (1). Dysmenorrhea (the medical term for menstrual cramps) is typically characterized by a dull pain in the lower abdomen, that can move to
While research is still trying to determine how common the condition is, recent statistics have revealed that around 176 million women worldwide are currently battling with endometriosis symptoms (1). Often only seen as painful period cramps, endometriosis also refers to pain and discomfort during sex and painful digestive movements. It’s
Cramps, tender breasts, bloating and irritability. For the average male, these symptoms may raise eyebrows. However, for the average female, these are simply the familiar effects of PMS. PMS (premenstrual syndrome) refers to a wide range of symptoms that often occur a week before or during a woman’s menstrual cycle.