Why Do Periods Hurt?

Answer

Periods, also known as menstrual cramps, hurt due to contractions of the uterine wall when expelling menstrual blood. Contraction of the uterus is caused by substances occurring naturally in the body called prostaglandins. These pains can be relieved by having a hot bath, exercising, using a hot water bottle where it hurts or just taking painkillers.
Q&A Related to "Why Do Periods Hurt"
Pimples hurt because of the pore being clogged. It is basically an inflammatory response. Some get infected deep inside and that is another reason why you can experience pain.
http://www.ask.com/web-answers/Health/Diseases/why...
Hormones & they may also be widening!
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Why_do_hips_hurt_while_o...
Cramping is painful during a period because the lining of the uterus is shedding. Ask Away!
http://www.chacha.com/question/why-do-periods-hurt
The pain from a kidney stone will usually begin once the stone moves into your ureter. This is the small tube that carries urine from your kidney to your bladder. The stone, even
http://www.ehow.com/facts_5667852_do-kidney-stones...
Explore this Topic
Due to the lining of your uterus producing a hormone called prostaglandin. This hormone cause the uterus to narrow , leading to cramping. Women with painful cramps ...
Your ovaries may hurt during your period because you are suffering from ovarian cysts. Symptoms of ovarian cysts include menstrual irregularities, pelvic pain, ...
Sometimes men say hurtful things and do not realize they are being insensitive. Some men say hurtful things and become hateful when they feel they are getting ...
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2014 Ask.com