How To Tell If Your Menstruation Is Normal


before watching the video don’t forget to subscribe to our channel by clicking the subscribe button below and clicking the Bell icon to be notified whenever we publish a new video how to tell if your menstruation is normal menstruation every woman has the experience and every woman has her own personal thoughts about how it affects her life menstruation is the visible phase of the menstrual cycle that is counted from the first day of bleeding of one cycle to the day before the first day of bleeding of the next menstruation is the time in a woman’s life that marks the reproductive years the beginning of menstruation is called menarche and the end of this period is called menopause it is important that all women recognize what is a normal cycle so they can recognize symptoms that are not normal that may indicate the beginning of a dysfunction or illness the bleeding that women experience each month is actually the end of a 25 to 35 day process when the body prepares to become pregnant a normal period lasts from three to seven days using the first day of bleeding to count although the process is usually 25 to 35 days long teenage girls cycles are not normally regular until they have had their period for several years the most common characteristic of a normal cycle includes vaginal discharge around the middle of the cycle blood flow for three to seven days cramped splode increased tenderness moodiness and a change in body odor during perspiration women must learn their particular body changes each month so they can anticipate the start of their period and when changes occur that aren’t normal for them cramping is a common complaint and accounts for the majority of school and work lost time for women cramping can be a problem only if the pain is not relieved by over-the-counter medications in a severe menstrual cramps can happen in lower abdomen upper thighs and lower back women describe the pain as dull aching and spasmodic during menstruation the blood flow can be light moderate or heavy depending upon how thick the uterine lining became that month most women notice a fluctuation in the blood flow each month but the average loss is usually similar from month to month vaginal discharge can be unhealthy and is associated with bacterial infections an unpleasant odor and often itching irritation and painful urination vagina infections are called vaginosis when vaginosis is caused from bacterial infections the discharge can be cleared milky white or grey the pain and irritation are usually worse near menstruation yeast is another form of infection seventy-five percent of women will have a yeast infection at least once during their lives in a yeast infection the discharge is white with a cottage cheese consistency yeast infections are caused by hormonal changes tight-fitting clothing wearing wet bathing suits for an extended time periods diabetes being overweight in the use of antibiotics women should avoid using douches or heavily fragranced soaps and sprays clean the vaginal area with mild soap outside the vaginal area wear loose clothing cotton underwear and panty liners are encouraged women should also remember to wipe from front to back reduce their stress level and keep diaphragms and medication applicators clean another element of menstruation to recognize is known as amenorrhea or the absence of menstruation young girls should begin their periods by the age of 16 or she should consult a doctor secondary amenorrhea happens in women who were previously menstruating but stopped for at least three cycles potential causes of secondary amenorrhea include extreme weight loss stress eating disorders and excessive exercise the loss of menstruation can lead to osteoporosis and should be addressed quickly women can put this all together and ask themselves these questions has your cycle undergone any major changes are your periods extremely heavy or light are your cramps debilitating is vaginal discharge and odor heavy and strong consider all of these factors to determine if your cycle is normal or if you should seek the advice of your doctor if you’ve liked the video give it a thumb up leave a comment and share with your friends we thank you so much for watching for more nutrition health and beauty tips please subscribe to our Channel

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