How do obesity and alcohol affect dysmenorrhea?

Updated: Sep 23, 2019
  • Author: Karim Anton Calis, PharmD, MPH, FASHP, FCCP; Chief Editor: Michel E Rivlin, MD  more...
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Some (not all) studies have found obesity and alcohol consumption to be associated with dysmenorrhea. [10, 11, 12] Physical activity and the duration of the menstrual cycle do not appear to be associated with increased menstrual pain. [10]

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