During the menstrual cycle, women encounter all sorts of problems which they should not ignore. Gynecologists are warning about certain irregular symptoms and women should pay attention to them. You should see your gynecologists if you notice some of these 6 menstrual problems:
Using birth control pills can cause heavy bleeding, which is normal. Still, consult your gynecologists about this. It can also be a symptom of ovarian cysts or some cancerous cells.
Absence of menstruation:
Omission of 2 or more cycles, if not caused by pregnancy, can be a result of: thyroid problems, hormonal imbalance, excessive workouts, drastic changes in diet, stress or premature menopause. This can lead to advanced growth of abnormal cells, which is possible pre-cancerous disorder. Consult your gynecologist about this problem, do a blood test, check your thyroid and hormonal levels, and check the ovaries if they are polycystic.
Sudden, intense cramps:
If the cramps are causing severe pain, it can be a symptom of endometriosis, a condition where cells from inside the uterus start to grow from the outside of the uterus, causing unbearable pain. The symptoms can appear at any time. Most women diagnosed with this condition have a history of painful cycles from their younger age.
Unbearable PMS symptoms:
If you have uncontrollable need for food, if you feel anxious or depressed, angry or you can`t control yourself, it can be a symptom of premenstrual dysphoric disorder, which is worse than classic PMS.
Bleeding and cycles longer than 10 days:
This can be a sign of many problems like fibroids, which can lead to anemia.
Women suffering from asthma may feel bad a week before they cycle. Premenstrual magnification is a phenomenon where conditions like depression, arthritis or diabetes get worse during the menstruation. Consult with your gynecologist, they will recommend the proper medications you should drink before your cycle, which will help with this condition.