• Hygiene of the menstrual period

    A healthy woman during menstruation usually does not experience a painful sensation and easily transfers this period. However, it should be remembered that menstruation is a complex biological process, therefore, during this period, unrest should be avoided, the

    has excessive physical stress. Do not ride a bicycle during menstruation, participate in competitions, dance. Especially it is necessary to beware of cooling feet, pelvic girdle and genitals. You can not live sexually during menstruation. During menstruation, the female body and especially the sexual organs become more susceptible to various infections. Therefore, on the days of menstruation,

    should be carefully monitored for cleanliness of the body and linen, and to wear closed leotards. It is necessary 2-3 times a day to wash the external genitals with warm boiled water and soap( preferably a flowing stream).If necessary, special bandages or bandages should be changed from soft clean rags or hygroscopic cotton wool wrapped with several layers of bandage. It is very important that the menstrual bandage fit tightly to the genitals and does not cause irritation.

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    Compliance with the rules of hygiene of the menstrual period prevents the occurrence of inflammatory gynecological diseases, which often lead to violations of the menstrual cycle. During the menstrual cycle, changes occur not only in the reproductive system. They are expressed in the central nervous system, thyroid gland, kidneys.

    As is known, the cerebral cortex controls and regulates all vital functions of the body. The main function of the cerebral cortex is to ensure the interaction of the processes of excitation and inhibition.

    It turns out that in the follicular phase of the cycle the inhibition processes are more pronounced than in the phase of the yellow body.

    Various disorders of the menstrual cycle are reflected in the function of the cerebral cortex. However, with diseases of the central nervous system, the function of the ovaries changes. This is especially pronounced in the climacteric period. During this period, such painful symptoms as irritability, decreased performance, memory impairment, etc. usually appear.

    The cyclic function of the thyroid gland is manifested in the fact that its function is most active in the progesterone phase of the cycle. In the same phase of the cycle, kidney function is activated, which manifests itself in a 24-hour increase in the amount of urine.

    Hormones secreted by the ovaries participate in the metabolism of fats, carbohydrates, affect the function of the gastrointestinal tract, cardiovascular system. Under the influence of the hormones of the ovaries, especially the follicular hormone, the vessels dilate.

    Thus, menstrual function is the manifestation of one of the most important functions of a holistic female body. You should know and remember that menstrual irregularities can occur not only as a result of diseases of the reproductive system, but also in diseases of the central nervous system, liver, kidneys, thyroid gland.