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how to get rid of cramps at school

A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Consider seeing the: school nurse. Dysmenorrhea Tx: NSAID’s, SSRI’s, hormone meds, OTC meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are e ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Period cramps: Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, exercise ; acupuncture are excellent for dysmenorrhea. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcoho ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Walsh
17 years experience Addiction Medicine
Ibuprofen and: I am presuming you mean menstrual cramps; nsaids and fluids are the most helpful generally. If yours are worse i would see your ob/gyn.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
OTC or script meds: Otc meds like Motrin and advil (ibuprofen) help. There are prescription meds also that you can take. You should see your gyn to make sure you don't ha ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Menstrual cramps?: Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for pms / period. Avoid caf ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
34 years experience Integrative Medicine
Nicotinic acid + Mg: Niacin as nicotinic acid will help release the cramps. Muscle also gets depleted of minerals - magnesium, calcium, potassium. So take nicotinic acid s ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Menstrual cramps?: Try: omega- 3 fatty acids or magnesium (supplementation or through diet) with your doctor’s approval. Nsaid'scan help with pain. Discuss use of a tr ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Long Time?: Get evaluated. Dysmenorrhea can be caused by polyps, fibroids & adenomyosis. Avoid caffeine, alcohol, extra salt & junk carbohydrates. Increase compl ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
31 years experience General Practice
Anti-inflammatories: Nsaids (or anti-inflammatory) meds are helpful for 'period cramps'. They block a chemical 'prostaglandin' thought to mediate the pain of your cramps. ... Read More
A 12-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Stretch: You can try to stretch. Be certain your potassium and magnesium are OK Ask you physician to evalaute this

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