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Period cramps

Cramps or pain that occur before your period are known as dysmenorrhoea. It is a common part of the menstrual cycle that is usually felt as muscle cramps in the lower part of your abdomen. These period pains are caused by contractions of the muscular wall of the uterus, also known as the womb...