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Which foods make menstrual cramps worse?

Which foods make menstrual cramps worse?

Stuff to avoid: Avoid caffeine, alcohol, extra salt and junk carbohydrates. ...Read more

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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Regarding menstrual cycle n food poisoning.......

Regarding menstrual cycle n food poisoning.......

Question?: Any question here? With any infection, the body's normal functions may be affected. ...Read more

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Is monthly mid period cycle constipation associated with some food intolerance?

Is monthly mid period cycle constipation associated with some food intolerance?

Just the Opposite: Certain food intolerances can cause mid period constipation. Improve your fiber content and easily digestible foods to avoid the dreaded 'union card in the bricklayers association.'. ...Read more

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How to cure constipation and period cramps with gastroenteritis?

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How to cure constipation and period cramps with gastroenteritis?

Go see your doctor: Gastroenteritis refers to infection of your intestines usually leading to diarrhea, sometimes crampy & painful but not usually associated w/constipation. This has nothing to do w/period cramps which should come cyclically during that time of month. Best to go see your family doc to clarify & address your concerns. ...Read more

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Can IBS cramps resemble menstrual cramps?

Can IBS cramps resemble menstrual cramps?

It may: Abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation, nausea are some of the symptoms. Meet with your physician and determine not only if you could have ibs or dysmenorrhea (painful periods), but more importantly why you have the symptoms. Best wishes. ...Read more

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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 the water diet intensify menstrual cramps?

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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Menstrual cycle symptoms are : Vomiting Painful,cramping,Irregular periods,Hot flashes,Constipated and diarrhoea,Painful intercourse, Endometriosis?

Menstrual cycle symptoms are : Vomiting Painful,cramping,Irregular periods,Hot flashes,Constipated and diarrhoea,Painful intercourse, 
Endometriosis?

Not likely: 20's female w. painful periods, IBS symptoms, vomiting, & dyspaerunia speculates "endometriosis". Endo is a fashionable label beset w. symptom/physiologic speculations. IMO endo treatments cause iatrogenic exacerbation. Differential diagnosis mandates consult w. Gastroenterologist, Gynecologist, & Osteopath. Joint Hypermobility Syndrome w. pelvic girdle joint injury can cause these symptoms. ...Read more

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Menstrual cycle symptoms are : Vomiting Painful cramping Irregular periods Not eating Hot flashes Constipated and diarrhoea Painful intercourse?

Menstrual cycle symptoms are :
Vomiting
Painful cramping
Irregular periods
Not eating
Hot flashes
Constipated and diarrhoea
Painful intercourse?

Birth Control Pills: With all the symptoms you have, it will be worth trying birth control pills to avoid having a period.Please discuss it with your doctor. You can also get a virtual consult and we can help you with a prescript of rebirth control pills. ...Read more

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Can vitamins treat menstrual pain?

Can vitamins treat menstrual pain?

Occasionally: Vitamins are essential substances for our bodies. If we have deficiency then many parts of the body can be affected. In general, a sick body can have menstrual disorders and correcting vitamin deficiency can improve symptoms. However, we usually do not think of vitamins as treatments for painful menses. See your doctor to discuss more traditional meds if your vit supplements do not help. ...Read more

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Do piles affect menstrual cramps?

Yes: It can reduce the cramps, and also reduces the amount of blood you are loosing. Make sure you take them daily around the same moment of the day. ...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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How to cure severe menstrual cycle abdominal pain ?

How to cure severe menstrual cycle abdominal pain ?

See your md: Its very hard to tell what is happening by the given description. See your doctor to rule out endometriosis, and other causes of pelvic pain like ovarian cysts, infection, or intestinal problems. ...Read more

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Constipation cramps like menstrual cramps ?

Constipation cramps like menstrual cramps ?

Change your diet and: Fluids. Eat a high fiber diet between 20-25 grams per day, regular meal times and drink 80-100 oz of caffeine free alcohol free fluids daily. If you exercise and should add 20 oz per 30 minutes of strenuous exercise. Some meds contribute to constipation so take the meds with full glass of fluid instead of a sip in addition to the above recommended fluids. ...Read more

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Can herbal supplements help in delaying menstrual cycle?

Can herbal supplements help in delaying menstrual cycle?

Why?: I wonder why you would want your menstrual cycle delayed. If there is a specific reason for it, i would not risk in turning to any herbal supplement as there is none to date with proven/documented efficacy in doing so. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods help relieve menstrual cramps?

Please suggest what foods help relieve menstrual cramps?

See below: Avoid caffeine, alcohol, extra salt & junk carbohydrates. Increase complex carbohydrates – try to incorporate at least 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit into your diet daily. Try: omega- 3 fatty acids. Try to take in magnesium either through supplementation or through your diet with your doctor’s approval. Non –steroidal anti-inflammatory medications can help with pain control. ...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