A 19-year-old female asked:
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what should i do to reduce the pain that is caused by my monthly period ( menstruation ) ?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Menstural pain: Start taking up yo 600 mg of Ibuprofen several days before your period begins.
Answered on Aug 8, 2017
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Period Pain: Try nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise ; acupuncture are excellent for dysmenorrhea. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol ; salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile can dissipate pain.
Answered on Aug 8, 2017
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Menstrual pain: You can avoid heavily processed foods (like white bread, pastas, and sugars); caffeine, alcohol, ; tobacco. You can eat more lean proteins such as meats, fish, and beans; also high-antioxidant vegetables ; fruits -- like blueberries, tomatoes, squash, ; peppers. Spices like turmeric. Warm compress on low abdomen. Calcium ; magnesium may help. For additional ideas: http://tinyurl.Com/kw94lmx.
Answered on Aug 8, 2017
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