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How can I reduce menstrual pains?

How can I reduce menstrual pains?

Various meds: You can try nsaids which are medications like motrin, aleve, advil. Make sure to take them on a full stomach. Birth control pills work very well. Other options include depoprovera and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud. ...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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Why my chest pains are more often before and during period and they are reduced in the middle time of menstrual cycle? Hormone related?

Why my chest pains are more often before and during period and they are reduced in the middle time of menstrual cycle? Hormone related?

Yes: Certainly your observation suggests that. We know many non-pelvic symptoms are related to the menstrual cycle. Many women get arrhythmias (palpitations) at different times of the month. Sleep disturbance, headaches, appetite, fluid retention, mood, etc are all related. Why not chest pain? ...Read more

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Why does menstrual fluid stink so much? Is there a way to reduce the stink?

Blood: Menstrual flow is actually deteriorating 1) fertilized eggs. 2)endometrial lining. 3) cervical mucous. 4) corpus luteum. This bloody discharge is high in iron in various stages of breaking down. Frequent washing with clean warm soapy water is the safest way of eliminating odors. ...Read more

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Is there a way to reduce menstrual pain?

Is there a way to reduce menstrual pain?

Menstrual pain: You can avoid heavily processed foods (like white bread, pastas, and sugars); caffeine, alcohol, ; tobacco. You can eat more lean proteins such as meats, fish, and beans; also high-antioxidant vegetables ; fruits -- like blueberries, tomatoes, squash, ; peppers. Spices like turmeric. Warm compress on low abdomen. Calcium ; magnesium may help. For additional ideas: http://tinyurl.Com/kw94lmx. ...Read more

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I am taking agnus castus for 17 days till yesterday(till cd1).I noticed that this month menstrual bleeding is significantly reduced, related to agnus?

I am taking agnus castus for 17 days till yesterday(till cd1).I noticed that this month menstrual bleeding is significantly reduced, related to agnus?

Possible: Agnus castus is a mediterranean fruit that contains flavanoids and phytonutrients. The fruit has been shown to improve symptoms of pms- primarily mood, tenderness etc. The flavanoids can have a hormonal effect and this might help your flow. ...Read more

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I am 23 unmarried, earlier had normal menstrual flow about three to four pads/24hrs, now reduced, darker, this time 1week late(otherwise regular) no pain?

I am 23 unmarried, earlier had normal menstrual flow about three to four pads/24hrs, now reduced, darker, this time 1week late(otherwise regular) no pain?

Sounds normal: Your periods occur because of changes in hormones within your system. While a lot of women have a period every month around the same time, there is variation from cycle to cycle. Ie – a period may come on a few days earlier or later and maybe heavier or lighter depending on the endometrium lining. It may come continuously or with intermittent spotting. These are variation of a normal process ...Read more

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What causes scanty menstrual flow? my menses reduced from 3days to 1day, i am 32years

What causes scanty menstrual flow? my menses reduced from 3days to 1day, i am 32years

Hormonal fluctuation: female hormone levels vary with age, stress, tension, anxiety or illness. Usually these changes are benign and considered normal. If having unprotected intercourse, do a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Natural ways to reduce heavy menstrual bleeding?

Natural ways to reduce heavy menstrual bleeding?

Heavy menses: There are no natural ways to reduce your period and progrstin creme does not help. Any OB gyn can help, though. ...Read more

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What are some natural ways to reduce extremely heavy menstrual bleeding?

None: If you have consistent heavy menstrual bleeding you should see a doctor, there are no natural interventions. ...Read more