Dysmenorrhoea / Painful Periods

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Patient UK

Has an information leaflet on Period Pain (Dysmenorrhoea).

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Women's Health Concern

Women's Health Concern is a charitable organisation which aims to help educate and support women with their healthcare by providing unbiased, accurate information. Includes factsheets on common gynaecological health issues including period pain.

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Medicine Guide for Dysmenorrhoea

Medicine Guides provide reliable information about medicines (drugs), conditions and the different treatment options available. They have been developed in the UK as part of the Medicines Information Project.

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Periods, painful

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Painful periods (dysmenorrhoea)

Information from BUPA.

Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

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More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

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