• Do Your Joints Ache During Your Period? Experts Explain How to Get Ahead of the Pain

    4 days ago - By Pop Sugar

    If you often feel achy during your period - and not just because of those pesky cramps - you're not alone. Joint paint is actually a natural response to hormonal changes that occur at that point in your cycle. Specifically, you can blame a decrease in estrogen levels - which are at their lowest during your period - and an increase in prostaglandins, Hyacinth Norris , MD, an ob-gyn in the DC Metro area, told POPSUGAR.
    Prostaglandins allow the uterus to contract, constrict blood vessels, and ultimately decrease the amount of blood lost during your period. However, they can also increase...
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