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Quick home remedies for cramps?

Quick home remedies for 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 (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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Ayurvedic home remedies for irregular period?

Ayurvedic home remedies for irregular period?

Cause: First the cause of the problem must be determined before a treatment is recommended. ...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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Home remedies for constipation?

Home remedies for constipation?

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

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What are remedies & home remedies for sciatica pain?

What are remedies & home remedies for sciatica pain?

Not quick fix: Pain down the leg is usually self limited and will improve with time. They key is keep moving. Physical therapy is the best treatment. If I better in a few weeks then get checked out. ...Read more

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Menstrual cramps for 7 days with no period could i be pregnant?

Menstrual cramps for 7 days with no period could i be pregnant?

Possible pregnancy: Possibly could be pregnant but depends on birth control. Have you been sexually active. Using a form of birth control. Some birth control also cause some cramping with no bleeding. I would check a urine pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Home remedy for recurrentvaginal discharge?

Home remedy for recurrentvaginal discharge?

None, you need a doc: If you have a problem that is recurrent, then you are beyond home remedies. Do not douche. That offers temporary relief at best and will more than likely make the problem worse in the long run. Time to call your family doctor. ...Read more

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Any home remedies for constipation?

Any home remedies for constipation?

Diet changes: Try to increase the amount of water anf fiber in you daily diet. You can easily do that by eating more fruits and vegetables, or cereal and bread with more fiber. If all else fails, add a gentle stool softener like metamucil, fibercon, or even prunes. ...Read more

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Im from tamil nadu, india. Is there any home remedies for irregular periods?

Im from tamil nadu, india. Is there any home remedies for irregular periods?

Depends on cause: There are quite a few reasons for irregular periods, and the treatment depends on the cause. If you are concerned about fertility, you may want to consult with an obstetrician. ...Read more

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What can I take for menstrual cramps and heavy periods?

What can I take for menstrual cramps and heavy periods?

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 more

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How many days "late" for my period should I take a home pregnancy test?

How many days "late" for my period should I take a home pregnancy test?

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

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Oare there any home remedies for diarrhea for a 2 month old?

Oare there any home remedies for diarrhea for a 2 month old?

NO: If your baby is having more than 5 stools a day, not making wet diapers or difficulty with feeding or vomiting, please take him/her to the doctor. Young infants are especially vulnerable for dehydration. Please do not use any home remedies or over the counter medications. ...Read more

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Are there home remedies for pregos wit yeast infections..?

Are there home remedies for pregos wit yeast infections..?

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

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Menstrual cramps for 7 days with no period could i be pregnant last period 10?

Pregnancy test: Check a pregnancy test if you think you might be pregnant. The average age of menopause is 52, and women will skip periods during this time until they have no more periods. Talk to your doctor about your periods and they can provide you with the best information. ...Read more

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What causes menstral cramps?

What causes menstral cramps?

The uterus: Is a muscle, thus it cramps. Think of power required to deliver a baby. More specifically, chemicals called prostaglandins, a result of inflammation, sparks the cramp, try aleve (naproxen) when necessary and the birth control pill is helpful. Gd luck. ...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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Why am i getting menstral cramps during the last day?

Cramps w/menses: Menstrual cramps can come anytime during the cycle. Sometimes you may develop a cyst with your menses and this ruptures and causes cramps at the end of the menses. See your provider and check this out if it continues to bother you! ...Read more

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What can cause menstral cramps that are extremely painful?

What can cause menstral cramps that are extremely painful?

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

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Where does it hurt on ur body when your having menstral cramps?

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

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What can I do ease my menstral cramps without taking so many meds?

Birth control: If dysmenorrhea is a problem you might consider long term contraception. Mirena (levonorgestrel) decrease your menstrual bleeding and most women become amenorrheic within the first 6 months. ...Read more

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What causes severe menstral cramps a week prior to menstration?

What causes severe menstral cramps a week prior to menstration?

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

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Having menstral cramps only on the left side what could be the reason to this?

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

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Can i take metaxalone for menstral cramps?

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

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Is there any reason why menstral cramps are bad one month and barely there the next?

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

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I am 36 weeks pregnet and having menstral cramps and pelvic pain.?

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 more

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What can I do for menstral cramps that are so bad that nothing helps relieve them. They go bad my whole vagina area goes kind of numb?

Need more info: Menstrual cramps at your age of such severity are unusual. Things to consider are your prior pregnancies (if any), your medicine use and other associated symptoms. If the cause is not obvious, you should be seen by a provider. ...Read more

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