Menstrual cycle involves series of hormonal changes that prepare the body for pregnancy, one of the most noticeable signs of the menstrual cycle is the onset of menstruation known as a period. According to Healthline, here are some signs that your period is coming:
1.Mood swings: Fluctuations in hormone levels can cause mood swings, anxiety and irritability before the start of your period.
2.Breast tenderness: Hormonal changes can cause the breasts to feel sore, swollen or tender before and during your period.
3.Bloating: Some people experience bloating, gas and constipation before the start of their period, this is due to the hormonal changes that affect the digestive system.
4.Acne: Hormonal changes can also cause breakouts of acne before your period.
5.Cramping: Menstrual cramps are common before and during the period whereby the pain can range from mild to severe and may be accompanied by lower back pain.
6.Fatigue: Hormonal changes can also cause fatigue especially in the days leading up to your period.
7.Changes in appetite: Some people experience cravings or changes in appetite before their period, this is due to hormonal changes that affect the brain and the digestive system.
Hormonal changes can cause headaches before and during your period.
It's essential to track your menstrual cycle to understand your body better and identify any changes in your menstrual pattern.
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