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Menstruation Cycle Unknown Facts


Menstruation Cycle

Woman face menstruationevery month which ispart ofnormal and naturallife but somehow somemenstruation facts are not fully known. Here are somefacts you shouldknow aboutmenstruation. Discover howyour body actually works duringthe menstrual cyclethat notonly varies according to each woman but also from month to month. The average cycle is 28 days but can vary between 21 and 35 days. When you calculate the date of the next cycleyou should know that the first day of menstruation is day one and thelast oneis the day before restarting the next menstruation cycle. And time varies from woman to woman. During the first day of menstruation up to ovulation 1 and 3 weeks can passand the second phase, after ovulation, lasts about 14 days for each woman. Of course the monthly menstrual cycle can change, the causes are numerous, be it stress, diet or possiblegenital disorders.



  1. Some women may even feel the ovulation process. Ovulation is the phase of the menstrual cycle when the ovaries releases an egg for fertilization and may last between one and two days. Women may feel some subtle changes before and after ovulation, such as breast tenderness, increased temperature or increased cervical mucus. Changes are designed to stimulate the process of fertilization and while some women experience these changes, others may even experience abdominal pain. That isbecause, just before ovulation in ovary tissue follicles developthat are broken when the egg is released, leading to bleeding.
  2. Cramps may be felt in other areas not only in the abdomen. Back painis one ofthat most common complaints of women in this period andare determined by the pelvic nerve connections. So if you feel a hard belly, it can befelt in the back with ease. Menstrual cramps different from those manifested outside the period. This is because the uterus is asmoothmuscleand painis felt more intensely.
  3. Intercoursedoes not relieve cramps. Surely you’ve heard thatintercourse is an effective remedy to improve the pain of menstrual cramps. But frankly it’s more a myth. Vagina orgasm involves muscle contraction and may be uncomfortable for some women. And reaching the cervix, which often happens during intercourse, increases cramping. Also, semen contains prostaglandins that stimulate uterine contractions resulting in labor, which would again lead to cramps.
  4. Men are attracted to women at ovulation. This is explained by the menbiological need to reproduce, men are attractedto females inthis fertile period. Moreover, during this time women at ovulationhave anincreased libido and tend toflirt more.
  5. Adjusting your period after quitting birth control pills may take up to 1 year.The birthcontrol pills havea dose of artificial hormones like those produced naturally by the body. These pills prevent ovulation stopping a pregnancy that can easily upset the body’s natural rhythm. Once you gave upthe pills your menstruation will get back to normalbutit takes time. An immediatepregnancy may be possible but it isrecommendedto wait at least 6 months for theovulation processto be adjusted.
  6. The risk of vaginal infection is reduced during menstruation. If you deal with common vaginal infection then you probablyhave not noticed any symptomsduring menstruation. That’s because menstrual blood increases the pH level in the vagina and makes it difficultfor aninfection to develop
  7. Calorie-rich foods give you a good feeling. Before menstruation allwoman feela need to eat certain foods, especially those high in calories. High levels of carbohydrates stimulates the secretion of serotonin, which gives a good emotional state and reduces, irritability and mild depression before menstruation.
  8. The emotional state is better. Just days before menstruation a woman feels somevaried emotional changes. Anxiety and depression are presentbut thereis a good side, a felling of wellness is also present. Hormones such as estrogen and progesterone regulate serotonin levels and improve your moods.
  9. Some conditions may worsen. As if it was not enough, besides bloating, headaches and fatigue before, healthcan suffer seriously. A week before menstruation certain conditions such as endometriosis or asthma may worsen due to hormones produced by the ovaries that interact with the nervous system.