Your periods are very irregular
‘If the length of your cycle varies by more than four days a month, it can be a sign of polycystic ovary syndrome,’ says Professor helen mason. Period pain that is too severe to be treated with normal painkillers and so heavy that standard protection isn’t enough, could be a sign of conditions such as fibroids, pelvic inflammatory disease or endometriosis.
What to do Pre-menopause, cycles can be erratic, but if you’re younger, they should be fairly easily fixed. See your GP for further tests.