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Your hormone system controls your menstrual cycle. The changes in your body including cramps, moodiness, and your period are brought on by changes in the levels of hormones that are circulating through your system. If you experience any big changes in your cycle or in the amount of bleeding or pain or other symptoms that go along with your period, you should talk to a health care provider.
It's not uncommon to notice some blood after sex. If you've ever started bleeding after sex, you may have chalked it up to getting your period. And it turns out, there may be some logic to that thought. Of course, there's a catch.
Though period sex can be a bit messy, it is safe. Orgasms may relieve menstrual cramps. Menstrual cramps are a result of your uterus contracting to release its lining.
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During your reproductive years, you will get a period roughly once a month. It's safe for both partners. Having sex on your period is entirely safe, although it can sometimes get messy.
Menstruation may be a basic bodily function, but it's loaded as hell in our culture. Throw in sex or not and things get even more heated. Some women find period sex is the only thing that gives them any kind of reliable relief from monthly, godawful period cramps. Some partners think it's a total turn on.