menstrual pain

COVID-19 vaccination may cause temporary menstrual disorders in teen girls

A study recently published in the journal Vaccine describes the risk of menstrual disorders in adolescent girls aged 12 to 15 years after receiving Pfizer-BioNTech’s messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA)-based coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine. To study: Menstrual disorders in 12- to 15-year-old girls after a dose of the COVID-19 Comirnaty vaccine: a population-based cohort study […]

Foods such as meat, sugar and coffee can worsen menstrual cramps

Share on PinterestA new research review of teenage girls suggests that certain common foods may worsen menstrual cramps, while anti-inflammatory foods may relieve them. Demetr White/Stocksy Menstrual cramps, or dysmenorrhea, can cause monthly misery for those who menstruate. Pain relievers and anti-inflammatories can provide relief, but long-term use is not advisable and they do not […]

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