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A 40-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me some home cures for period pain?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Home remedies: Consider warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for PMS / period. 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. Ginger helps w nausea.

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A 37-year-old member asked:

Can anyone tell me what can I do against period pain?

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Dr. Frances Ilozue
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Healthy lifestyle : Proper nutrition and routine exercise helps a lot. Sometimes doctors recommend NSAIDs like Ibuprofen or Naproxen. Some people may need birth control hormone meds to control that. Discuss this problem with your PCP.
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A 22-year-old female asked:

How can I cure period pain?

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Dr. Jennifer Austin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 15 years experience
Multiple ways tohelp: There are multiple ways to decrease period pain. Anti inflammatory medicines such as ibuprofen or naprosyn are the most helpful at the moment. If your periods are bad, you might want a birth control formulation to control your periods, or even to start skipping periods.

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