Dysmenorrhea is the name for the painful cramps often associated with a menstrual period. In younger women, primary dysmenorrhea is not usually associated with any underlying diseases or condition. In older women, on the other hand, the pain may be related to other conditions. The painful and difficulty of menstruation.

DYSMENORRHEA: "Dysmenorrhea has symptoms of cramps, headaches, fatigue and depression."
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