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Does Anyone Else Get Awful Pain After Hi-impact Exercise?

Does Anyone Else Get Awful Pain After Hi-impact Exercise?

Hey everyone

One of the main reasons I went to the docs all those years ago is because I experience awful “menstrual” pain as a result of doing vigorous exercise.
This happens regardless of where I am in my cycle, not just when I’m on my period.

I enjoy HIIT sessions and weight training, and realise the importance of this more than ever that now I have the PCOS diagnosis. The pain is bad enough that I have to stop in the middle of a session and go sit on… read more

A myPCOSteam Member said:

I've read that HIIT can be detrimental to those of us with PCOS because it can increase cortisol levels (which we tend to already have high levels of). Im sorry you are struggling with pain though.

posted 11 days ago
A myPCOSteam Member said:

That’s interesting - I hadn’t thought of that. I have been prescribed topical steroid ointments for eczema for years... use them every day.

posted 10 days ago
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