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Can marijuana help with menstrual cramps?

Can marijuana help with menstrual cramps?

Yes; other herbs too: Yes, marijuana can be very helpful for muscle spasms and menstrual cramps. Some strains are more effective than others. Many other herbs are also effective, including cramp bark (called that for good reason). Valerian, black cohosh, skullcap and dong quai. See http://www.Herbaled.Org/education/articles/menstrual.Html & http://www.Naturalnews.Com/022969_chinese_medicine_menstrual_pain.Html. ...Read more

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Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more


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Does mustard really help menstrual cramps?

Does mustard really help menstrual cramps?

No medical proof...: There are "ancient" home remedies that suggest that mustard or vinegar can help menstrual cramps... there is no medical research to back this up. Not saying it doesn't help, but the best way to figure it out for yourself it to try it I would say... ...Read more

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Does mustard help with cramps?

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Does mustard help with cramps?

What kind?: Cramps with your period or leg muscle cramps? ...Read more

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Will tea help menstrual cramps?

Will tea help menstrual cramps?

Perhaps: There are many treatments for menstrual cramps from birth control, motrin, oil of primrose and teas. I think there is no harm in using a tea if it helps you. ...Read more

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Do pickles help with menstrual cycle?

Do pickles help with menstrual cycle?

Help in what way?: Salty pickles could actually make menstrual bloating worse. Please clarify and re-ask if this isn't answering your question. ...Read more

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Is there any natural or organic remedies that i can take to help me with PMS and menses? I experience severe cramps from PMS throughout my period help

Is there any natural or organic remedies that i can take to help me with PMS and menses? I experience severe cramps from PMS throughout my period help

PMS and dysmenorrhea: Nature meant women to be pregnant or breastfeeding, 200 years ago women had few menstrual cycles, maybe 150 because there was little birth control. It is not natural to have 13 periods a year, year after year, this is why there can be problems. The birth control pill hormones signal the ovary not to make the menstrual cycle, this can prevent cycle problems and cancer. There is no herb to do this. ...Read more

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Can hot balm relive menstrual pain(stomach cramp) and help with the flow of menstruation??

Can hot balm relive menstrual pain(stomach cramp) and help with the flow of menstruation??

Some: The balm or just a hot bath may relieve the pain some but it is unlikely to do anything for the flow ...Read more

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Do menstrual cramps get worse with age?

No general pattern: Menstrual cramps getting worse with age is not a pattern that is generally observed in aging women. ...Read more

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Good food to help menstral cramps?

Good food to help menstral cramps?

Cramps: Menstrual cramps are caused by the production of a chemical called prostaglandin. They cause an inflammatory reaction and trigger pain receptors. Medications such as Aspirin or Ibuprofen can help. Foods rich in omega 3 oils , such as salmon, egg yolks, flax seed oil, are natural anti-inflammatory. Add this to your diet and it may significantly help you. ...Read more

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How could i deal with PMS cramps?

How could i deal with PMS cramps?

PMS cramps: Pms tx: nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise ; acupuncture are excellent for pms. 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. ...Read more

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Could a hysterectomy help with pure menstrual migraine with add back estrogen?

Could a hysterectomy help with pure menstrual migraine with add back estrogen?

Yes: But at 29 years old, wouldn't you rather try a reversible medical castration first rather than a permanent surgical method? ...Read more

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Does marijuana help with stomach cramps/diarrhea/?

Does marijuana help with stomach cramps/diarrhea/?

Probably cramps but: Marijuana is a good muscle relaxant & thus might help abdominal cramps.It's less likely to help diarrhea unless it's stress-related, as it eases anxiety. However, any benefits it might have are purely symptomatic.It is far wiser to seek & treat the cause, which could be due to parasites/microbial imbalances/food sensitivities etc. I advise seeing a holistic doc:http://www.Abihm.Org/search-doctors. ...Read more

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Does the water diet intensify menstrual cramps?

I think so. Trying : To drop body temperature can't possibly help with menstrual cramps. Try heating pad to painful area (don't get burned). Hydrotherapy - warm water on pulsate will also help with cramping. ...Read more

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How to deal with diarrhea and stomach cramps during ovulation?

How to deal with diarrhea and stomach cramps during ovulation?

Check endometriosis: Some women have significant pain, cramping, diarrhea w/ovulation, it is not particularly common. Rec. See ob/gyn to make sure that you do not have endometriosis–a disease where the inner lining of the uterus has covers internal organs and bowel with tiny dots uterus lining. It is not only painful, but can cause infertility and other problems. At your age, checking for cancer is important too. ...Read more

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Menstrual Pain (Definition)

A painful cramping sensation in the lower abdomen occuring just before or during the menses. It can be associated with other symptoms including, but not limited to. Headache, ...Read more