There are many women who wake up with a sense of dread as their expected period dates come near – they stress, hyperventilate, even become nauseous with fear of the onset of cramps and pain. However, not all women face this problem, who have perfectly normal mildly-uncomfortable periods.
Cramping and discomfort 2-5 days before a period is completely normal, and there is no need to worry. However, cramping and spotting from a week or more earlier can indicate certain abnormalities, as highlighted in this infographic which details the possible causes of untimely cramping and spotting, and a doctor’s visit is necessary.
Infographic by – Medplux