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How to get rid of period cramps?

How to get rid of period cramps?

Period cramps: Dysmenorrhea: 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 black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile can dissipate pain. ...Read more

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Can taking a hot bath really work to get rid of cramps on your period?

Can taking a hot bath really work to get rid of cramps on your period?

It can help. : Try: omega- 3 fatty acids or magnesium (supplementation or through diet) with your doctor’s approval. Nsaid'scan help with pain. Discuss use of a traditional herbal like black cohosh with your doctor. Chamomile tea can be soothing. Sipping green tea can also dissipate pain. Avoid caffeine, alcohol, extra salt. A warm heating pad is beneficial. Acupuncture is excellent for dysmenorrhea. ...Read more

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How can I best get rid of period cramps?

Some options: Try: omega- 3 fatty acids or magnesium (supplementation or through diet) with your doctor’s approval. Nsaid'scan help with pain. Discuss use of a traditional herbal like black cohosh with your doctor. Chamomile tea can be soothing. Sipping green tea can also dissipate pain. Avoid caffeine, alcohol, extra salt. A warm heating pad is beneficial. Acupuncture is excellent for dysmenorrhea. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of your cycle before it starts to come on this is URGENT ! ??

How do you get rid of your cycle before it starts to come on this is URGENT ! ??

Nothing: If you currently in the cycle you want to delay a period, I'm afraid it's too late. If you want to adjust your period in a couple of months, you can manipulate BCPs. ...Read more

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How to get rid of period pain?

Menstrual pain: If your period is regular taking aleve (naproxen) or ibuprofen before your period start can prevent or alleviate the pain, Talk to your Dr. Good luck ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant on the last day of your period or the day after? What are some tips for trying to conceive?

Can you get pregnant on the last day of your period or the day after?
What are some tips for trying to conceive?

Two questions here!: Yes, you can get pregnant the last day or the day after your period. If you have short cycles, you may ovulate earlier than average. Sperm can wait patiently in the Fallopian tubes for UP TO 7 days before u ovulate! Your second question is more complicated. Go to >mayoclinic.org ...Read more

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How do you get rid of hives on your back?

How do you get rid of hives on your back?

Out damn spots!: If the eruption is hives and no cause is obvious oral antihistamines are first line therapy. If not adequate see your primary care physician or board certified allergist for further evaluation and care. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of headaches that come during your period without medicine?

How do you get rid of headaches that come during your period without medicine?

Menstrual headaches: There are many women who get severe headaches during their menstrual cycle due to the fluctuations in the hormone levels. The trick is to prevent these hormonal changes. Birth control can be used continuously to avoid the drop in hormone levels that trigger the headaches. Any Obgyn should be able to help you with this problem ...Read more

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Does laying on your back for 15min after sex really help your chances more to get pregnant?

Does laying on your back for 15min after sex really help your chances more to get pregnant?

Possible, not likely: That is more old wives tale than science. Many women have a vaginal axis that would promote retention of the semen even with ambulation soon after sex. It would make no difference how quickly those women are up after sex. Some women do have a vaginal axis that would cause the semen to run out when standing up - in that case reclining for a short period of time after sex may improve conception. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of period cramps?

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 can I get pregnant after taking the pill? I was on birth control for ten years, but now want to get pregnant. How long will it take my body to get back to a normal cycle on its own?

How can I get pregnant after taking the pill? I was on birth control for ten years, but now want to get pregnant. How long will it take my body to get back to a normal cycle on its own?

Age-related fertilit: Your age is a greater factor in your ability to get pregnant than is your past use of birth control pills. Were your periods regular before starting? And are they regular now. You should see your gyno to discuss age-related fertility, which is significantly lower at age 40 than your fertility was 10 or 20 years ago. You may need the assistance of a fertility specialist. ...Read more

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How's my days before your period do you get the symptoms that your period is on it's way to start ?

How's my days before your period do you get the symptoms that your period is on it's way to start ?

Varies: The onset of symptoms before the start of your period varies. Some women have no symptoms before it starts others have symptoms for up to a week to 10 days. Each woman is different and it can vary from cycle to cycle. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Im trying to get pregnant but after sex i go to the bathroom to get rid of excess cum. Will this decrease my chances of falling pregnant?

Im trying to get pregnant but after sex i go to the bathroom to get rid of excess cum. Will this decrease my chances of falling pregnant?

Yes: If trying to conceive it is always best to lie in bed with a pillow under hips for about 20 minutes. This allows the sperm to separate from semen and start moving toward the egg. After that, what you are doing is fine. ...Read more

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How do I get help to get back on my feet after prolonged bedrest in pregnanct?

How do I get help to get back on my feet after prolonged bedrest in pregnanct?

Physical Therapy: Physical therapy can help get back on your feet with gait training, strength training and range of motion exercises. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of cramps during my period?

How can I get rid of cramps during my period?

Several ways: 1. Acupuncture- my #1 recommendation. It is awesome 2. Eat more foods with magnesium(pumpkin seeds are a good source) 3. Cramp bark or vitex can help 4. Evening primrose oil, fish oil, may help 5. Eat less junk- no sodas, processed sugar, stop dairy , stop gluten. These are a few suggestions. Birth control pills can help and are not my first choice. ...Read more