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Home Remedies For Menstral Cramps
MAGNESIUM APSARTATE: Muscle cramps can usually be helped by magnesium and potassium complexed with aspartate, the Amino Acid that carries minerals into the cells. There is also a homeopathic remedy, magnesium phosphorus, than can be take in low dose (3x to 30x) every 5-15 minutes sublingual until improved. For menstrual cramps, using a natural source of Progesterone to counter estrogen's stimulating effect. ...Read more
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
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
Fiber,herbs&exercise: Even here in america i've found no better remedy than the classic ayurvedic tonic triphala. A diet rich in fiber from fruits & vegetables is important. Fiber supplements like psyllium can help. Exercise helps. Constipation can be caused by low thyroid. Imbalances of GI flora & magnesium deficiency. Acupressure can provide acute relief- see http://www.Herbalshop.Com/acupressure/acupressure_16.Html. ...Read more
Dysmenorrhea: 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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
5-7 days: If you have not had a period by 5-7 days after it is due, take a home test. If this is negative, wait a couple days and take another test. If still negative and no period, see a doctor. ...Read more
Yes: Clotrimazole is available without a prescription and is safe during pregnancy. I recommend at least a 3 day treatment, 1 day is never enough. You can also run a bath with about 6 inches of warm water, pour in a cup of vinegar, sit in that and flush the water in and around your vagina. This will lower the pH and discourage yeast from growing. See your doc if you're not getting better. ...Read more
Early pregnancy symptoms ( pink discharge, heartburn, dizziness, cramps, nausea) but got period. Should I take a pregnancy test after period?
No: If your period came on time and is not much different from previous cycles then obviously you are not pregnant ...Read more
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
Endometriosis, etc: Severe menstrual cramps can be due to endometriosis, uterine polyps, uterine fibroids, or adenomyosis. These are the most common causes of severe menstrual cramps and you should see a gynecologist for further evaluation. Cramps that do not resolve with over the counter anti-inflammatory agents are more likely to be one of the above. ...Read more
Depends: Most women have an anteverted uterus (tilted forward) and usually complain of cramping in the lower abdomen above the pubic area. Women with a retroverted uterus (tilted toward the spine), may have cramping more in their back. Some have both. And women with an enlarged uterus (like fibroid uterus) may have the pain and cramps even higher. The uterus sits behind the bladder. ...Read more
May be PMS.: Pms symptoms can include pelvic/ abdominal cramping, nausea, bloating, weight gain, moodiness, irritability, pain & swelling of breasts, feeling tired, insomnia, headaches, ^ acne, food cravings, ^ appetite, swelling of hands & feet, dizziness, thinking less clearly, urinary sxs & exacerbations of chronic conditions. ...Read more
Referred pain: Possibly you are subjectively experiencing the menstrual cramping on the left side, and if you normally have no pain when you are not menstruating, i wouldn't worry about this if it is the first time it has occurred. You could have had a cyst on the ovary that ruptured, you could have uterine fibroids that are affected by hormonal change. ...Read more
Would consider a: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication before a muscle relaxant. Here are more options. Try 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. ...Read more
Anovulation: The most common cause of abnormal bleeding is anovulation. Anovulation is jthe absence of ovulation. Anovulatory cycles are more common in women who are under stress, dieting, traveling, or have other medical problems such as thyroid dysfunction. Adolescents also don't always ovulate. Of course there are other causes, so speak to your physician. ...Read more
The last couple of times i had an orgasem i felt slight menstral cramps very light could i b preg?
Contractions: That type of pain is common by 36 weeks and sounds like contractions. If they are not too painful, and they do not last for several hours they are most likely braxton-hicks. Once they increase in intensity and last more than 2 hours- its time to call your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Menstral cramps but not period time. Was told last yr I had a cyst. And for 2 days now been feeling a little leaky. Could be cyst?
Mittleschmirtz: if mid cycle can be onulation pain. If it does not improve in 1-2 days or if woorde see doctor asap ...Read more
Most likely : Infection in the woman female system.Get a more detailed answer ›
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