Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
179 Doctors are Online

Getting periods. Getting cramps in hand and saltiness in mouth. What is wrong?

User rating for this question
Very Good
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2008
Answered : 3391 Questions
Question persiods are on and i am having a little cramp in my left hand and saltyness in the mouth
Posted Wed, 17 Oct 2012 in Menstruation and Miscarriage
Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 1 hour later

Thanks for your query.

During the periods the level of estrogen hormone will drop .Estrogen is the hormone which is essential for many functions in the body.Hence, the low estrogen levels causes disturbance in the circulation and electrolyte balance.These disturbances are the cause for pains and salty taste of the saliva.

This will soon reduce once the periods stop.There would be no need for any special treatment.Do consume a well balanced diet XXXXXX with vitamins , this would suffice.

Hope I answered your query.

Wish you good health.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+

The user accepted the expert's answer

Ask an OBGYN

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor