A 45-year-old member asked:
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can you tell me how i could make horrible period cramps go down?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 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 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.
Answered on Jul 5, 2014

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