• Here's How to Relieve Period-Related Back Pain

    4 monthes ago - By PopSugar

    As if pimples, emotional outbursts, cramps, exhaustion, and feeling bloated aren't enough, the PMS demons have to throw uncomfortable back pain your way too.
    Lower back pain during your period, or primary dysmenorrhea , is caused by contractions in the uterus. Every month your body builds up a thick uterine lining in preparation for a fertilized egg. If you don't become pregnant, estrogen and progesterone levels drop and cue your body to break down and detach the lining, and it does that by contracting. If your uterus contracts too strongly, it can press on nearby blood vessels, cutting...
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