Period and chocolate cause irregularity?

  • Dear Alice
  • Published 2016

Abstract

At the beginning of your cycle, special chemicals called prostaglandins enter the bloodstream. Prostaglandins are like rabble-rousers that cause your uterus to contract, releasing your menstrual flow. At the same time, prostaglandins also speed up the normal contractions in your intestines. Common side-effects of this commotion include abdominal cramps… (More)

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