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A 28-year-old female asked:

I am experiencing excessive menstrual cramps, nausea (severity: moderate) , difficulty sleeping (quality: difficulty falling asleep, dry mouth?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
All during period?: Dysmenorrhea Tx: 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.
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Last updated May 11, 2017

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