Once in a month, approximately for a week, in average 450 times in a womans life, menstruation is a part of a womans vibrant life path.
Normal length of menstrual cycle in about 23 to 35 days. The amount of menstrual flow and flow days can vary from one cycle to another. It's completely normal. Also the length of the cycle can sometimes change due to hormons or for example stress. If your flow or cycle changes remarkably, it's a good idea to book an appointment for your gynecologist to find out why.
Almost every woman has sometimes symptoms predicting menstruation. These symptoms are called PMS symptoms (premenstrual syndrome). PMS symptoms might be awkward but they aren't dangerous. The reason of the symptoms isn't known, but they are a part of regural menstrual cycle. PMS symptoms typically start after ovulation near menstruation and end 3-4 days after the menstrual flow has began.
Before menstruation you can feel sensitive, moody and sad, your breast can be sore and you might feel bloated and tired. Listen and be kind to yourself – the symptoms can be eased with for example light exercise, healthy food and cutting the use of salt, coffee and alcohol.
Just before menstruation, a woman may have cramp-like pain in the lower abdomen, lower back pain and headache, and general nausea. The symptoms are a sign of the beginning of menstrual flow.
Almost all women have some kind of menstrual pain and painkiller is a good help for symptoms when used regularly. Menstrual pain is most common in the first days of bleeding in the lower abdomen, lower back, and for some women, the pain may also radiate to the inner surfaces of the thighs. Some women also have general symptoms such as headache, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.
It's more common for a woman to have some form of menstrual symptoms than for her to have no menstrual symptoms. Most of women cope well with menstrual symptoms and self-care such as heat, massage and painkillers relieve pain symptoms well enough.
Symptoms should also be discussed openly with people close to you. If menstrual symptoms make womans quality of life worse, it's a good idea to talk to a gynecologist about different treatment options.
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Nomai Starter Pack contains one menstrual cup and a handy sterilization container for the cup. Choose the size and colour for your cup.
Nomai Twin Set contains two menstrual cups. Choose the size and colour for each cup according to your needs and preferences.
Nomai Triple Set contains two menstrual cups and a handy sterilization container for the cups. Choose the size and colour for each cup according to your needs and preferences.