The Pain Scale: Where does period pain fall?

Period pain is a common experience for many, but how bad does it really hurt?

Let's dive into the world of pain levels! Period pain, on average, falls within the mild to moderate range, scoring around 5.8 on a pain scale of 0 to 10. But how does it compare to other pains? 🤔

Interestingly, a study published in the journal 'Pain' discovered that approximately 20% of women experienced more intense pain, rating it as severe with a score of 8 or higher.



Remember, pain perception is personal and can vary, but it's fascinating to see where period pain stands in the grand scheme of things.

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