Menstruation is when a woman starts experiencing her monthly cycle, it can also be called, vaginal bleeding,menses,period and monthly flow. It is a normal occurrence in women; It comes every month as a way of preparing a woman for pregnancy.
If there is no possibility of pregnancy, the uterus, or womb, sheds its lining. It is not blood that is wholly shed during menstruation, but it contains; some parts of blood and some parts of tissue from inside the uterus. The blood passes out of the body through the vagina.
It regularly occurs in a woman between the age of 11 and 14 and so it goes on until the woman attains ”MENOPAUSE” at about age 51 or below, even above, depending on the body system of the woman. This menstruation usually last from three to five days. Except, the woman is bleeding from the vagina.
Some experience during the period.
- Pelvic or Cramp in the abdomen pains.
- Pain in Lower back .
- Bloating and sore breasts
- Cravings for food.
- Change in Mood and irritability
- Feeling fatigue and headache
PREMATURE SYNDROME; or PMS, is a group of symptoms that begins before the period stars. These includes; both physical and emotional symptoms. Also, if you experience huge changes in your cycle.
Please, consult your health care provider, because there may be may be signs of other problems that your health care provider will have to treat.