I get REALLY painful periodsWatch
I'm 17 and got my first period when I was 12. It was a bit crampy every time until I was about 15 or 16 - what I would consider normal cramps. I could get on with my life if I took enough painkillers. Since I was about 16, they've been awful, and nothing seems to help. I just don't know what to do. I lie on the floor, curled in a little ball crying for the first two days. I've had to take time off school. Now I've just worked out I'll have my period over my A level exams. I really need to sort this out! Has anyone else got any tips? This is well past the hot water bottle and paracetamol stage.