This Is What Your Period Is Saying About Your Health! This Is What Your Period Is Saying About Your Health!
Periods are part of the menstrual cycle and they differ from woman to woman in frequency, duration and color. Periods can tell a lot... This Is What Your Period Is Saying About Your Health!

Periods are part of the menstrual cycle and they differ from woman to woman in frequency, duration and color. Periods can tell a lot about the gynecological health of a woman. In fact, your period can help you detect a minor or more serious health issue. That’s why observing your flow as well as other symptoms during your period can help you keep track of your overall health.

This is what your period tells about your health

  • Color and flow – according to Dr. Alisa Vitti, a holistic health counselor and functional nutritionist, there are 3 basic colors related to periods and these include colors resembling mashed frozen blueberries, strawberry jam, and cranberry juice.

– Frozen blueberry color and texture in periods is linked to high estrogen levels. It’s marked by heavier cycle than the normal because the uterus is thicker than normal.

Lighter color resemblingstrawberry jam is a sign of low estrogen levels. The flow can be patchy and is often late owing to the law estrogen levels and thinner uterine It’s often linked to birth control use.


– Cranberry juiceis the color of a healthy period and is not linked to any health issue.

  • Spotting – spotting is when you bleed a little during the period. It’s often a sign of something more serious including:– Hormonal imbalance– this condition occurs as a result of progesterone and estrogen misbalance mainly caused by thyroid issues, dysfunctional ovaries, and birth control– Stress;– Cancer – although rarely, spotting can be caused by cervical, uterine or ovarian cancers;– Infection.
  • Period pain – severe menstrual pain that doesn’t go away requires immediate medical attention. Menstrual cramping, also called dysmenorrheal, is typically the result of high prostaglandin, the hormone involved in the inflammation process. Although menstrual cramps are normal, if they are severe and persist for more than 2 days, it’s a red alert to see a gynecologist. It could indicate endometriosis, a condition where the uterine lining is growing outside the uterus, in the pelvic area, instead of inside. When the lining is shed, it has nowhere to go, thus causing cramps and severe pain. 10% of women are affected with this condition.

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  • Ruth Anim

    August 26, 2016 #1 Author

    I’d you bleed with the strawberry color but sometimes it comes clotted could there be any danger

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  • Mercy Thess

    August 27, 2016 #2 Author

    Menstruating twice a month what is the implication

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  • Penny

    September 30, 2016 #3 Author

    I do bleed strawberry jam and i do pain too , what should be the cause maybe.

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  • vivian

    September 30, 2016 #4 Author

    Have been on my periods for two weeks now ……something wrong??

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  • Mary Mensah

    September 30, 2016 #5 Author

    I bleed heavy with a very painful pains about the 4days of my 7days menstrating period. Please what is wrong with me. Thank you.

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  • Shauna Lowe

    October 1, 2016 #6 Author

    My period spots like for about four to five days then my period comes for two days and spotting is usually dark. What’s happing to me?

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  • mary

    October 5, 2016 #7 Author

    I have oral sex wit my husband …even bfor and after my safe period but my period still comes every month, without getting pregnant pls what’s wrong with me?

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  • meena

    October 6, 2016 #8 Author

    Hy my period is dark red, n i hv being trying2 get pregnant but no.pls whats wrong with me and what can i do

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  • ntebaleng

    October 7, 2016 #9 Author

    i do bleed haivy floow more dan four days with cloods

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  • Ayinke bello

    October 10, 2016 #10 Author

    I had my period twice a month what is d implications .19 days interval

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  • Phumzile

    October 10, 2016 #11 Author

    Hey please assist, since I took eletroxin for thyroid. Last year November my periods stop. What I can do gynecologist cost more money. I’m 36 years old no child. Streesed plz assist.

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  • cynthia

    October 11, 2016 #12 Author

    Good morning, i think I’m having hormonal imbalance, pls what do i do to balance it because i usually have thyroid fever.

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