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What's a great remedy for menstrual cramps?

What's a great remedy for menstrual cramps?

Remedies: 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. If you desire non-medication approaches you can discuss use of a >>. ...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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What could be a remedy for painful menstrual cramps?

What could be a remedy for painful menstrual cramps?

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. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for menstrual cramps?

What are some home remedies for menstrual cramps?

Motrin or Aleve (naproxen): You could try over-the-counter Motrin or Aleve (naproxen) to see if they help. Also try a heating pad. But if the cramps are severe and not relieved, you should be evaluated by your primary doctor or gynecologist. ...Read more

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Are there any effective home remedies for treating menstrual cramps?

Are there any effective home remedies for treating menstrual cramps?

Simple can work: Many prevent the symptoms before they start by taking naproxen at the first indication menses is going to start.This now OTC med interferes with the creation of the chemicals that trigger the cramping. You continue it twice a day until after menses stops. ...Read more

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What are at home remedies for menstrual cramps and sore throats?

What are at home remedies for menstrual cramps and sore throats?

Many good choices: My favorite home remedy for menstrual cramps is a hot bath with 2 cups of epsom salts; you can also add lavender oil. Also magnesium taurate or glycinate about 400 mg/day helps. Herbs like cramp bark and black cohosh can help too. For sore throats try gargling with 1 tsp cayenne pepper in 1 cup water 4x/day- you can also add apple cider vinegar, raw honey and garlic. See earthclinic.com for more. ...Read more

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Hello doctor, i get a severe menstrual cramps, please suggest me home remedies for it.

Meds: Ibuprofen and warm compresses are best first steps in combating menstrual cramps. drink plenty of liquids, some individuals use calcium, papaya, cinnamon for relief but there is limited scientific evidence to support that practice. best wishes Dr M ...Read more

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I have very bad menstrual cramps are there any home remedies I should try other then hot tea and hot packs and baths because them 3 seems to not work

I have very bad menstrual cramps are there any home remedies I should try other then hot tea and hot packs and baths because them 3 seems to not work

Over the counter: Pain medicines like Ibuprofen or Naproxen can help with severe menstrual cramps. If you continue to have pain, see your gyn-- you may have something more serious going on. ...Read more

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Horrible menstrual cramps, any home remedies? I heard chamomile tea helps a little. Any other herbal remedies?

Horrible menstrual cramps, any home remedies? I heard chamomile tea helps a little. Any other herbal remedies?

Some options: Omega 3 fatty acid & magnesium supplementation can be beneficial. Avoid ^ sugar & low quality carbohydrate intake. Don’t add extra salt to your food. Avoid processed foods containing extra salt. Reduce caffeine & alcohol use. Be physically active. Acupuncture/acupressure = effective. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory meds & heat can help with pain. Please d/w your dr/gyn. ...Read more

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What should i do for Kill Menstrual Cramps? I actually stayed home from scho yesterday because they were so bad.

Suggestions: Thermacare heating care for cramps is wonderful. Provides 16 hours of relief and can be worn right under clothing. Ibuprofen at the first sign of your period starting. Better to start before the cramps get bad. Consider birth control pills. It's actually a common reason why young women are put on the pill, because it decreases or eliminates painful periods. ...Read more

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Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Excessive Menstrual Cramps (Definition)

Excessive menstrual cramps are clinical findings in which a woman feels significant pain before or during her menstrual period, sometimes accompanied by ...Read more