Seek Extra Help
Advocate for yourself | Seek extra help for these symptoms
We are not doctors or medical professionals, but we want to make you aware of certain side effects that may require extra medical care. Speak up for yourself and trust yourself! Periods will often bring some off-and-on discomfort, and that is totally normal. But if your period symptoms are so severe that they cause you to miss school, social events, or other important activities, you may need additional care. Talk to your parents or a trusted adult and ask to see a doctor.
Below are three of the most common abnormal period conditions. If any of these seem to apply to you, bring it up to your parent, trusted adult, or doctor: