Prominent Doctor finally rules menstrual cramps are as painful as heart attacks

Women have often described menstrual cramps as a very unique kind of pain that compares to no other.

John Guillebaud, Professor of reproductive health at University College London, told Quartz that period pains are so excruciating and he’s had patients who have described the cramping pain as “almost as bad as having a heart attack.”

Unique pain

Women, especially sufferers of Dysmenorrhea, have often described menstrual cramps as a very unique kind of pain that compares to no other. But women have mostly been told to suck it up and have suffered in silence.

Now, with a male doctor confirming it, more men have now accepted it as the truth and took to Twitter to say as much while women also took to Twitter to describe how much worse than a heart attack it can get.

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