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Why is it....tmi maybe.

you start cramping worse when you exercise when your on your period?

It's like mother nature is trying to come against us on our journey to a toned body.

and does aspirin really make your "flow" heavier? My mom said it makes you bleed longer and heavier. I am extremely heavy right now and I took a rx 800mg aspirin earlier.

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Asked by Anonymous at 7:02 PM on Jan. 28, 2009 in Just for Fun

Answers (10)
  • asprin thins your blood thats why you bleed heavier i dont know the answer to the first part of your ?

    Answer by SThompson21 at 7:04 PM on Jan. 28, 2009

  • YES aspirin makes your period worse. IT is a blood thinner. You are better off to take an advil, which is an anti inflammatory. Exercise helps my cramps. google PMS yoga.

    Answer by navy-wife at 7:04 PM on Jan. 28, 2009

  • Aspirin thins the blood so it would make since to make your flow heavier at least. And as for the whole mother nature thing I think it goes back to the Adam and Eve story!!! Only if Eve weren't so stupid we might not have had to be the ones to have kids/periods/and all the other crazy female things we have to endure!!!!!!!!

    Answer by watersgirls at 7:05 PM on Jan. 28, 2009

  • I BLAME EVE!!!!

    Answer by watersgirls at 7:06 PM on Jan. 28, 2009

  • Cramping probably gets worse from the lactic acid buildup which is what causes muscle cramps. When you exercise it causes the buildup.

    Answer by kemclaughlin at 7:07 PM on Jan. 28, 2009

  • That's strange...I always felt a thousand times better after a good run; when I had my period that is.

    Answer by hgibsonorc at 7:15 PM on Jan. 28, 2009

  • Make sure you are drinking tons of water while you exercise, but especially during you're period, because you dehydrate faster, and that adds to cramping, too.

    Answer by NotPanicking at 7:15 PM on Jan. 28, 2009

  • I always felt worse when I exercised on my period.

    Answer by Erica_Smerica at 7:25 PM on Jan. 28, 2009

  • LOL so true!! I love my IB profin!!

    Answer by ArmyWife112908 at 8:13 PM on Jan. 28, 2009

  • I think that it's different for everyone. I had always been told that exercise would help, but it always made it worse. I had cramps so bad as a teenager that I could not get out of bed for the first three days of my period and I ruined countless sheets and clothing because I flowed so heavy.

    Answer by kemclaughlin at 9:51 PM on Jan. 28, 2009

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