Periods are a natural and normal process in any girl. Periods, which is called menstruation in Hindi, for a few days, a little blood comes out of the girl’s uterus through the vagina and this cycle lasts for one to five days every month. Due to this process which lasts for one to five days every month, it is called menstruation or menstruation. Menstruation in every girl starts at her puberty i.e. between the age of 11 to 15 years which is a very young age. Many girls get periods before this.
The onset of periods can be a painful experience for many girls. Apart from pain, many girls also show symptoms of mood swings like anger, restlessness or irritability on small things, so parents should take special care of their daughter in this situation. Mothers should tell their daughter that this is a very normal process in her life and also very important for her.
Learn important things related to menstruation
Menstruation is controlled by the hormones of the body. Menstruation is an important stage in the process of pregnancy. The onset of period in the body of girls means that their body is preparing itself for a possible pregnancy.
Most women have menstruation between 21 and 35 days. Bleeding in menstruation lasts for two to seven days. This process works in different ways in everyone. It is possible that your periods do not always come on time every month. Its timing can be up-and-down especially at the beginning of menstruation as it can take a few years to balance with your body. Surprisingly, many women never get regular periods in their entire life.
What are the symptoms of menstruation and what should be done in this situation
Bleeding occurs from the private parts of women during menstruation. For this, you can use pads, tampons, period underwear or menstrual cups so that it does not get on your clothes. Many women have abdominal pain, cramps before and during menstruation, which are symptoms of Premenstrual syndrome (PMS).
What is Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
PMS occurs when the hormones that control your menstrual cycle cause changes in your body and emotions around the time of your period. The most common symptoms are pain (it can be in your lower abdomen or lower back), bloating (when your stomach feels bloated), breast pain, fatigue, mood swings.
In the beginning, every girl finds it very painful. But actually it is a sign that your body is healthy and it is growing with its normal process. Periods should not stop you from going to school, playing sports, swimming or hanging out with your friends. You can do normal physical activities during your periods.
Some people have PMS in every period. Many people have few symptoms at times, many people have few symptoms while many people do not have PMS.
Do’s and Don’ts in period pain
During periods, most women have abdominal pain and cramps, which are also known as period cramps or menstrual cramps. During periods, your body produces hormones that cause contraction of the uterus. You feel these contractions as menstrual cramps. Apart from abdominal pain, sometimes there is also pain in the legs and back.
Pain in the lower back, abdomen and lower back is one of the most common symptoms before/during your period. It can sometimes be mild and can be very severe at other times. In severe pain, you can calm it down by taking pain medicine (such as ibuprofen), applying a heating pad to the area where it hurts, taking a warm bath, Exercising or stretching your body can also help.
Why periods are missed
Periods are due to miss. Sometimes this also happens due to hormonal changes. Apart from this, periods are also missed due to stress, low weight, excessive exercise, obesity, menopause and pregnancy.