Physical complaints - menstruation

Fatigue, cramps or abdominal pain, headache and back pain are among the familiar physical discomforts women suffer each month because of menstruation. It is very common for women to suffer from one or more recurrent physical complaints.

Common physical complaints due to menstruation

The cause of all these complaints is likely to be the change in hormone levels during your menstruation. Taking a good look at your lifestyle and your general health and making positive changes can really help. Listening to your body, adapting your diet, reducing or cutting out alcohol, and continuing to exercise can reduce the severity of many of your complaints and may even prevent them from occurring again.