Dysmenorrhea, commonly known as painful periods, affects many women worldwide. Symptoms include:
This condition is often triggered by prostaglandin release during menstruation. Prostaglandins are hormone-like substances produced by the body's tissues, including the uterus. During the menstrual cycle, the uterine lining sheds, releasing prostaglandins, which trigger the uterine muscles to contract and expel the lining. However, in cases of dysmenorrhea, excessive amounts of prostaglandins lead to increased and more forceful uterine contractions.
Elevated levels of prostaglandins cause intense, painful cramping due to their ability to induce inflammation and muscle contractions in the uterus....
Paola Xhuli, MPH
A dedicated Functional Nutritionist and Detox Specialist, focuses on mitochondrial and gut health, hormonal balance, and circadian biology to offer a holistic approach to wellness.
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