Painful menstruation

Painful menstruation.

When does it happen?

Palpable pain during menstruation (algomenorrhea) is usually caused by improper position of the uterus, its immaturity, inflammation in the genitals, endometriosis and other diseases, as well as increased excitability of the central nervous system.

Also, painful menstruation are common in young nulliparous women. In addition, painful periods are observed in intrauterine contraception, which is associated with the presence of a foreign body in the uterus.

Painful periods caused by underdevelopment, improper position of the uterus and other anatomical features women identified primary tuberculosis,. In the same term refers to painful periods caused by disorders of the endocrine metabolism.

Pain during menstruation caused by inflammatory processes, fibromatous nodes, endometriosis, gynecological and abdominal surgery, are called secondary algodismenorei.


The success of the treatment of primary algodismenorei offer a full, careful selection of medical and non-medical equipment, taking into account the impact of personality characteristics of the patient. Special attention should be paid to the rational regime of work and rest. Today proved that poor sleep (including sleep deprivation), the abundance of stress, smoking, drinking coffee increase the intensity of pain during menstruation.

Since the primary tuberculosis, often affects women who are overweight, it is important to a balanced diet with a predominant use of vegetables, fruits and foods containing polyunsaturated fatty acids. The diet should include fish, seafood, vegetable oils, soy products and food containing vitamins A, E, lactobacilli.

In addition, these women must necessarily exercise and to include in its range of gymnastic exercises that improve flexibility and muscle tone. Very effective water treatments and exercises in the pool. In the complex treatment should necessarily include techniques to normalize the function of the central nervous system. This reflexology and the use of drugs that provide a soft psihostabiliziruyuschee action (minor tranquilizers, sleeping pills).

However, despite the variety of drug and non-drug treatment of primary algodismenorei determine all therapeutic measures should a doctor (Gynecologist, endocrinologist), and apply any medicines should only be under the supervision of a specialist.

In secondary algidosmenoree doctor (gynecologist) primarily aims to eliminate the cause of pain, for example, carries antibiotic therapy due to an inflammatory disease of the internal reproductive organs or assigns specific treatment endometriosis. Also, the doctor will prescribe the overall analgesic therapy with the use of muscle relaxants (papaverine, Nospanum), pain (analgin, ketorol) sedatives.

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