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Why does this happen to me???

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • December 13, 2007
  • 07:07 PM

I am 25 years old, and every month the first day of my period is horrible for me. I was taking birth control pills but my husband and I decided we want to have a baby. While on the BCP I experienced no pain with my periods at all, but now that I'm not taking them anymore. Only on the very first day of my period I will wake up at 2 or 3 in the morning in horrible pain. I break into a cold sweat, it causes me to have diareah, I feel like I could throw up, and I am cramping so bad that I take about 4 advil and lay in a hot bath until the advil kicks in and knocks me out. After I wake back up, I feel weak but after that I don't have hardly any pain for the remainder of my period. I also pass clumps of blood, some small and some larger throughout my period. I have often wondered if this has something to do with the horrible pain I experience. Why does my body do this? It is so painful.....I dred the first day of my period every month knowing that I have to go through it. I have been to the doctor and she told me that I needed to eat peanut butter for breakfast.....that wasn't much help...it didn't work. She also gave me naproxen (sp??) for the pain, but for some reason, that doesn't work for me. Can anyone tell my why this happens?

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  • it's a hormonal imbalance...there is one doctor in California that will test for all hormone levels/glands and then make a formula from your inbalance...you can try acupuncture, like a half dozen times and I bet you will feel a lot better...
    Monsterlove 2921 Replies
    • December 14, 2007
    • 07:06 PM
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  • Thank you for your response. I was doing some research online and I found a tablet to take that is supposed to help women with female problems.....such as hormonal imbalance.....it is ***g Quai root, it looks like you can buy it at GNC. That is something I am considering.....though I do appreciate your suggestion of accupuncture. So far, I haven't come across any negative comments about ***g Quai. Have you ever heard of that??
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • December 19, 2007
    • 03:47 PM
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  • Before I had my daughter at age 21, I too had the WORST pain and illness with the first day of my period. I would vomit, be in such pain that I'd almost pass out and just all around miserable. I'd get diarrhea too. Just a total mess! If you're planning to have children, I hope it happens soon and puts an end to your misery. I never had another bad period after giving birth 23 years ago. After her birth, I went on birth control pills and took them for 15 years. Then I had my tubes tied. My periods started coming back almost as badly after that. Somehow, a miracle occured and I went in early menopause. Thinking back, I think I had endometriosis. Also, when you suffer from horrible, painful periods? Giving birth is a BREEZE! The pain from periods was so much worse. I slept through my labor. I'd wake up, have a contraction and back to sleep. My sister was my Lamaze coach and said I was snoring between contractions! Best of luck. And in the meantime, when it's time for your period to hit, start taking the ibuprofen then. It works better when there's a steadier level of it in your system. Your doctor may even prescribe something stronger for you for the first day.
    LowDose 2 Replies
    • January 12, 2008
    • 06:13 AM
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