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Primary dysmenorrhea is defined as painful menstruation for which no underlying pelvic pathology can be ascertained. The pain is usually maximum on the first day of the cycle and then reduces in severity.

What are the Symptoms of dysmenorrhea?

  • Cramping & Pain in the Lower Abdomen
  • Pain Radiating Down The Legs
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Headaches
  • Weakness
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Fainting
  • Nausea

How do you Diagnose dysmenorrhea?

  • Blood tests
  • Urinalysis
  • Abdominal or transvaginal
  • CT and MRI
  • Diagnostic Laparoscopy

Recommended Treatments for dysmenorrhea?

  • Pain Relief Medications
  • Birth Control Pills
  • Surgery

How to Prevent dysmenorrhea?

  • Change Lifestyle to Reduce Stress
  • Stop Smoking and Alcohol Consumption
  • Avoid Coffee, Tea, Oily and Spicy Foods