Periods are a pain in the ass, literally. Here’s a list of 11 things that come with periods. 

1. Anal cramps

As if abdominal cramps and bleeding aren’t enough, a person still has to deal with their asshole aching. It’s so weird. 

2. Acne 

Acne is so persistent. Some people get acne before their period, and it stays until their period has ended. Honestly, if you think about it, we only have one week to ourselves. If it’s not PMS, it’s period

3. Bigger breasts 

This is a plus. They are always so full and soft to touch. 

4. Sore breasts 

The downside to bigger breasts is the soreness. It hurts to touch. Some people’s nipples hurt throughout their periods. Again, who designed this?

5. Tears 

After ovulation, experts believe that there is a drop in the production of estrogen and progesterone, which leads to a drop in serotonin levels. That’s why it’s so easy for you to tear up during your period. 

6. Sugar cravings 

Period brings cravings for sweet things like chocolate, sweetened yoghurt or ice cream. This is why money should be in a period care package

7. Bloating 

Bloating is so annoying and arguably the most unnecessary side effect of periods. I wonder why they haven’t classified this thing as an illness yet. 

woman in pain

8. Diarrhoea

Imagine having anal cramps and diarrhoea at the same time. All because your body is trying to say, “I am not pregnant” 

9. Fever 

Some people develop a high temperature during their periods alongside headaches and muscle pain. 

10. Nausea

This might just be the worst period symptom. Like why? Am I pregnant or not?

 11. Horniness 

Period konji is live. That’s why period sex is a thing. If you know you know (I don’t know). 

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