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What are some natural remedies for PMS cramps?

What are some natural remedies for PMS cramps?

Remedies: 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

Pms (Definition)

Collection of emotional symptoms, with or without physical symptoms, related to the menstrual cycles. Common symptoms are irritability, tension & dysphoria, also insomnia, headaches, fatigue, mood swings, ...Read more


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What are some natural remedies for menstrual pain/bloating?

What are some natural remedies for menstrual pain/bloating?

Pain: 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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What natural remedies can I try for pms?

What natural remedies can I try for pms?

PMS: For 10-14 days before the onset of your next expected period, cut out salt, sugar, chocolate, alcohol, caffeine and nicotine. Take 100-200mg of vitamen b6 and 1000mg calcium per day. Make sure you exercise regularly to increase endorphin levels. ...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 are the best home remedies for cramps, bloating, moodiness?

What are the best home remedies for cramps, bloating, moodiness?

See U PCP: He or she will be the best one to answer u question. ...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 some natural remedies for treating heartburn? Ginger? Mint?

What are some natural remedies for treating heartburn? Ginger? Mint?

DGL,slippery elm: Chronic or recurring heartburn needs to be checked out by a doc to make sure there aren't ulcerations, erosions, infection, cancer etc. Heartburn can be worsened by mint, chamomile, tobacco, alcohol, sweets, coffee, chocolate, fried food, spicy, or acidic food, large deglycyrrhinated licorice can coat the esophagus (w/o adrenal/kidney side effects); slippery elm can help-ok short term. ...Read more

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Could you suggest good herbal remedies for bad PMS mood swings?

Many: Soy-based products are considered estrogen-like compounds and may help with some symptoms of pms. Also, if mood symptoms are the primary problem, exercise, the use of st. John's wort or same may be of help too. Lastly, there is some evidence behind the use of omega 3 fatty acids for mood too. ...Read more

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Are there any powerful herbal painkillers for menstrual cramps?

Are there any powerful herbal painkillers for menstrual cramps?

Thermacare : Thermacare heating sold at costco has good rating for menstrual camps. Prozac (fluoxetine) hasbene reportedto be good in some cases too. ...Read more

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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

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Can there be any natural remedy for relieving bloating during my period?

Can there be any natural remedy for relieving bloating during my period?

Some options: Bloating prior to or during your period is due to fluid retention & slower digestion (constipation). To decrease bloating avoid salt intake (including prepackaged foods), increase water intake (to flush the body & reduce constipation), consider magnesium or calcium supplements (with your dr’s approval) or otc meds that include a diuretic such as midol. Exercise and birth control pills may help. ...Read more

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Natural remedy for heartburn/gerd?

Natural remedy for heartburn/gerd?

Multiple things.: Chewing gum for 30 mins after eating has shown to help. Also taking half a teaspoon of baking soda with water also helps. Avoid the foods that cause it such as coffee, tea, peppermint, high fat foods, chocolate, etc. ...Read more

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Is there any natural therapy to relieve menstrual cramps?

Yes, there is: Check out these websites. I's go with ginger. https://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#q=herbal+remedies+for+menstrual+cramps ...Read more

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Are there natural treatments for my menopause symptoms?

Are there natural treatments for my menopause symptoms?

Partly effective: You may mean menopausal symptoms like hot flashes and vaginal dryness. Some patients take otc products made from black cohosh or soy that sometimes help, if my patients really want to try this, i tell them to try estroven (red clover), but follow the instructions. These products are not fda approved or tested so you need to be careful, at least estroven has been around for awhile and seems safe. ...Read more

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What are good natural remedies for constipation? I'm pregnant.

What are good natural remedies for constipation? I'm pregnant.

Magnesium: Magnesium citrate or glycinate or oxide. It is all natural and also offers additional benefits. Titrate dose to your needs. Magnesium is only partially absorbed in the gut. The absorbed part is what softens stool. So adjust the dose accordingly. The more you take the softer your stool will get. ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies for cold/flu symptoms?

What are some natural remedies for cold/flu symptoms?

Remedies: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Rest! ...Read more

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What are some menstrual cramp home remedies?

What are some menstrual cramp home remedies?

Remedies: 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 natural remedies for PMS cramps?

Remedies: 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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Can you tell me natural remedies for PMS cramps?

Can you tell me natural remedies for PMS cramps?

Natural Remedies: 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 natural remedies can I try for pms?

PMS: For 10-14 days before the onset of your next expected period, cut out salt, sugar, chocolate, alcohol, caffeine and nicotine. Take 100-200mg of vitamen b6 and 1000mg calcium per day. Make sure you exercise regularly to increase endorphin levels. ...Read more

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Is there any natural or organic remedies that i can take to help me with PMS and menses? I experience severe cramps from PMS throughout my period help

Is there any natural or organic remedies that i can take to help me with PMS and menses? I experience severe cramps from PMS throughout my period help

PMS and dysmenorrhea: Nature meant women to be pregnant or breastfeeding, 200 years ago women had few menstrual cycles, maybe 150 because there was little birth control. It is not natural to have 13 periods a year, year after year, this is why there can be problems. The birth control pill hormones signal the ovary not to make the menstrual cycle, this can prevent cycle problems and cancer. There is no herb to do this. ...Read more

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I have a one yr old;i'm still nursing. I'm 41. I have fierce PMS -- irritable, temperamental, and depressed. Natural remedies, please?

I have a one yr old;i'm still nursing. I'm 41. I have fierce PMS -- irritable, temperamental, and depressed. Natural remedies, please?

PMS: Get evaluated. Avoid caffeine, alcohol, extra salt ; junk carbohydrates. Increase complex carbohydrates – try to incorporate at least 5 servings of vegetables ;4 servings of fruit into your diet daily. Try: omega- 3 fatty acids. Warm bath, heating pad ; acupuncture are excellent for dysmenorrhea/pms. ^ exercise. ...Read more

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Are there any natural remedies for pms? Are there any over-the-counter or natural remedies that are known to be effective in the treatment of pms? .

Are there any natural remedies for pms? Are there any over-the-counter or natural remedies that are known to be effective in the treatment of pms?

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Try Vitamin B6: Pyridoxine hcl is vitamin b6. It's available over the counter. Some get relief using it just the week before menses; others use it every day. Experiment with more than one pill a day but don't overdo it. If that doesn't help, steer clear of caffeine and chocolate. Next step - talk to your dr. About antidepressants or progesterone. ...Read more

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Pms symptoms & all that stopped. Pperiod is due today . No bleeding but cramps . Why ?

Pms symptoms & all that stopped. Pperiod is due today . No bleeding but cramps . Why ?

Pills help : Birth control pills can help reduce the symptoms of pms. Certain brands are designed to avoid monthly periods and these can be especially helpful. If you think you might be pregnant check a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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What to do for post Clomid (clomiphene) cramps, pms?

What to do for post Clomid (clomiphene) cramps, pms?

NSAID + SSRI: Definitely talk with your pcp or even a psychiatrist to get evaluated for pms with mood symptoms in conjunction with fertility trt. Depression is very common during and with the preg and postpartum from fertility process. Antidepressant trt can protect you and your baby from the damages of depression and anxiety process! www.Postpartum.Net (to find specialist). ...Read more

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Period 4 days late . No cramps or other PMS symptoms .

Late.: If you have been having unprotected sex check a pregnancy test. If not then just wait this out. Periods are often irregular at your age. ...Read more

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I still get pms and cramps every month, even though I am on the pill,normal?

I still get pms and cramps every month, even though I am on the pill,normal?

Can happen: Discuss with your GYN if pill change may help, also hydrate well, exercise regularly, stretching and yoga also helps, if still symptomatic after all these, then other options also available ...Read more

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Can pms cramps come and go? Also, are they felt below the bellybutton area? Not sexually active.

Can pms cramps come and go? Also, are they felt below the bellybutton area? Not sexually active.

Pain during menses: Menstrual cramps are generally felt below the level of the belly button and are often associated with pain in the low back area. This pain is typically felt during the period, being most marked one day before the menses start.The pain is not unpredictable(come and go, as you said). it is linked with each cycle, so it occurs 3-4 weeks after the period is over.Urinary infections can cause similar sx ...Read more

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Every month on pms I only ever feel my cramps on the right side never the left, thought ovaries takes turns releasing an egg, left and right?

Every month on pms I only ever feel my cramps on the right side never the left, thought ovaries takes turns releasing an egg, left and right?

Pms pain: plenty of GYN symptoms that science cannot explain, but if always related to your cycle then surely it is menstruation related. Ever took contraceptive pills? then you may not have pain on the menstruation at end of the pill cycle as the bleeding is not from the ovary cycle and also there is no ovulation. Hope tylenol-motrin helps your pain ...Read more

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Lst cycl was on the 6-11 nov so nxt is the 13 of dec but not had PMS but I have a thick white paste like discharge 2 days before my cycle mild cramps?

Lst cycl was on the 6-11 nov so nxt is the 13 of dec but not had PMS but I have a thick white paste like discharge 2 days before my cycle mild cramps?

A woman may not: Pms symptoms prior to her period - even if it is her norm to have symptoms. This doesn't mean that she won't have her period. Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness ; itching of the vulva; burning with urination ; vaginal intercourse ; a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. However, vaginal discharge vary alot due to hormones. ...Read more

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For 2 wks, pms-like cramps in lower right side with back and leg pain on that side. Off & on, worse throughout day, worse when sitting. What is this?

For 2 wks, pms-like cramps in lower right side with back and leg pain on that side. Off & on, worse throughout day, worse when sitting. What is this?

Several Possible: Abdominal cramps have many reasons, However, when they are localized to the pelvis and one side, then the concern increases about an ovarian cyst or other pelvic issues. A gyn exam and vaginal ultrasound is very helpful to eliminate problems that need to be treated and/or followed. Seeing a GYN doctor if your symptoms persist or get worse is a good idea. ...Read more

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My PMS 16-19 October was normal but was the cramps were too much and very painful also with a lot of clots. had unprotected sex on the 14th day of cy?

My PMS 16-19 October was normal but  was the cramps were too much and very painful also with a lot of clots. had unprotected sex on the 14th day of cy?

Heavy period/cramps: Consider pregnancy test as unprotected sex was mid cycle, but could also be variation in cycle or early miscarriage. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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I've had diarrhea on and off over the last week and a half with server cramping at first I thought it was just pms cramps but this is 100 times worse ?

I've had diarrhea on and off over the last week and a half with server cramping at first I thought it was just pms cramps but this is 100 times worse ?

Gone on to long: Your episodes of diarrhea have gone for a bit to long now. There are many possibilities for example if you changed your diet or if you have had an illness you should see a doctor now for full exam to find out why you are still having the diarrhea. Many possibilities have to be explored ...Read more

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