Disease does not necessarily equal severity of pain – you can have a small amount of disease and have large pain, or vice versa. Some women do not have symptoms at all.

Pain/Symptoms are not necessarily confined to period time only; pain can occur at any time.

  • Severe menstrual cramps, knive like pelvic pain (dysmenorrhea)
  • Heavy prolonged bleeding, with or without clots
  • Light bleeding
  • Abdominal pressure
  • Abdominal bloating
  • Pain during/after sex/orgasm
  • Lower back pain
  • Pain with ovulation
  • Excess discharge at ovulation
  • Pain that radiates down one or both thighs/legs
  • Constipation / Diarrhea
  • Frequent Urination
  • Headaches
  • Nausea
  • Iron deficiency (Anemia, due to blood loss)
  • Fatigue
  • Weight gain/fluctuation
  • Water retention
  • Hair loss
  • Mood swings (PMS)
  • Insomnia (pain interfering with sleep)
  • Infertility
  • Miscarriage