Sex during Menstruation, WHAT IS THE RISK

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Posted: Jun 08, 2011

Menstruation continues today source of several controversies, primarily in that it is the worst time to have sex, do you think so? The fact is that the chances of pregnancy, but risk is incurred that can have serious health complications.

It is not clear that menstruation is caused by the reproductive glands (ovaries) and the hormonal cycles fertilization. What happens is roughly about every 28 days; the ovaries release a mature egg to be fertilized during sexual intercourse by a sperm and to initiate the pregnancy.

If the egg is fertilized as it travels through one of the fallopian tubes to reach the uterus or womb (cavity that can accommodate the fetus until birth), the lining of it, known as the endometrial, is clear and is discarded, along with the egg, through the vagina leading to bleeding or menstruation, which lasts 3 to 5 days.

Most women experienced 1 or 2 days before menstruation premenstrual syndrome, which is a set of nuisance including sinus headaches, muscle weakness, retention fluid, abdominal cramps, constipation or diarrhea fatigue, nervousness and swollen belly, these discomforts are often disappear within hours of the onset of menstrual flow, or the second day of bleeding.

In reality, the fluid that is secreted is transparent, but mixed with small amount of blood and endometrial fragments of the tissue lining the womb, making it unpleasant for many people -Including many women, “even to think that be waste product secreted who is a dirty person.

Nevertheless, studies on female sexuality that ensure that millions of women see increased sexual desire during menstruation and that making love during those days will relieve colic des-inflammation breast and belly, plus they produce orgasms intense, we must clarify that this does not happen in all females.

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Author: Leslie Carol Botha

Author, publisher, radio talk show host and internationally recognized expert on women's hormone cycles. Social/political activist on Gardasil the HPV vaccine for adolescent girls. Co-author of "Understanding Your Mood, Mind and Hormone Cycle." Honorary advisory board member for the Foundation for the Study of Cycles and member of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research.