Doctors Confirm Period Cramps Are as Painful as Heart Attacks & Women Everywhere Are Saying 'Duh'


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A recent article in Marie Claire just confirmed doctors are finally acknowledging what women have already known since the dawn of time: Period cramps are as if hell just manifested itself in the lower half of our bodies. 

John Guillebaud, a professor of reproductive health at University College London, told Quartz that patients described period pain in a way that sounds like it is "almost as bad as having a heart attack," confirming period pain management is worth researching. After years of being dismissed, women now have scientific acknowledgement that yes, period cramps can be debilitating levels of painful. 

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