Normally there may be some discomfort at the time of menstruation but if there is pain, it is due to some abnormal condition. A profuse menstrual flow, mentioned above is accompanied with pain. In painful menstruation the pain may be in the back or in the side. Sometimes there is a feeling of pressure in the lower abdomen or there may be sharp pains in the region of the uterus. These pains are not constant but are intermittent.
Painful menstruation may be functional condition that is one that is not caused by some physical defect. It like molimen may be due to malfunctioning of the glands. In such cases thyroid will often be of much help.
There are physical conditions that may cause painful menstruation, but this should be determined buy a gynecologist. It may be that the opening of the cervix is too small so that great pressure is required to expel the blood. In such a case there doctor can do a dilation of the cervix to offer relief. Many women have found that they had severe pains with the periods until they had their first baby, but name after that. This is because the birth of the baby dilated the cervix. There are other ways of effecting the relief of these pains such as by the use of some of the endocrine substances available. However these are expensive complicated and must be administrated by a doctor after careful study and observation of the patient. The doctor still mulct check one who is taking thyroid but this is a very simple procedure.