Period pain (dysmenorrhoea) (BSL)

A lot of people experience pain with their periods. The medical name for period pain is dysmenorrhoea. This can be anything from dull achy cramps to intense pain that feels unmanageable and cannot be easily relieved.

Period pain (dysmenorrhoea)

Contact us in BSL

Our health information team can help you with any questions about periods. You can speak to them using BSL through the Contact Scotland BSL service.

Find out how to use the Contact Scotland BSL service

Last updated:
06 April 2023