Period Pains can be Painful Just like Heart Attack

All the ladies out there, have you ever heard that period pains can be painful just like a heart attack? But it is the truth! It is now officially known that period pains, also known as primary dysmenorrhea, can be as painful as a heart attack can be. John Guilliebaud, who is a professor of Reproductive Health at the University College, London, has tried to explain this phenomenon according to his research and apparently, most of the doctors have put a blind eye on this serious issue.

According to his research, period pains are something that should be looked into like any other issues such as cancer and something should be done to compact this inevitable condition. Period pains have not been hugely investigated and if men experienced it, it is sure something could have already been done by now. The period pains should be something that can be treated with painkillers such as Paracetamol and Ibuprofen. It is also important not to confuse between period and endometriosis, a condition which has a distinctive pain sensation which is more painful than period pains. Endometriosis is caused by tissues that behave like the lining of the womb are found in the other parts of the body.

Endometriosis can go to a period of up to seven and half years while it is still undiagnosed, it becomes very hard to cure it at this point. In this case, medical attention is required immediately. Both of this pain is unbearable to our lovely women and something should be done surely. Ectopic pregnancy is another condition that is mostly cured through surgery. If a woman has any type of pain in the abdomen, it is better to seek medical interventions as soon as possible to avoid some complications.

At least by now, there have been social media campaigns against the old taboos about the menstrual pain. It is now a high time that medical experts should take period pains as a serious matter and they should come up with effective solutions. On a typical day, period pains affect one in every five women on daily basis. Please think about that for a moment.


One should not take her health for granted. Remember you only have one life and it is up to you to make sure you are getting the right medical attention when you need medical services. As you can get more benefits if the modern technology, it is a hope that a long-term solution for period pains will be discovered. Period pain is something that millions of our beautiful women have to go through every time. We know it is hard for some men to understand this but just try putting yourself in the shoes of the ladies for a single day. This will make you appreciate and understand how they feel.