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What natural methods can I use to relieve menstrual cramping?

What natural methods can I use to relieve menstrual cramping?

Options: 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. Chamomile tea can be soothing. Sipping green tea can also help to >>. ...Read more

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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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What are some good things i can do to relieve my menstrual cramp pain?

Options: Try: omega- 3 fatty acids or magnesium (supplementation or through die)t with your doctor’s approval. Non –steroidal anti-inflammatory medications can help with pain l. If you desire non-med approaches you can discuss use of a traditional herbal like black cohosh with your doctor. Chamomile tea can be soothing. Sipping green tea can also disipate pain. Avoid caffeine, alcohol, extra salt. ...Read more

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Can you please recommend some effective menstrual cramp relief remedies that really work?

Cramps: Consider omega- 3 fatty acids or magnesium (supplementation or through diet) with dr ok. Discuss use of herbal like black cohosh with your dr. Sipping chamomile & green tea can dissipate pain. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Nsaid’s, warm bath, heating pad & acupuncture are excellent for dysmenorrhea. Get gyn eval – check magnesium & iodine levels & to rule out underlying pathology. ...Read more

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How do I relieve bad menstrual cramps?.

How do I relieve bad menstrual cramps?.

NSAIDs: Over the counter medicines called nsaids, like Ibuprofen (brand name - Motrin or advil) or naprosyn (brand name aleve) are very effective. If cramps are still interfering with your daily activities, you may want to consider birth control pills or a Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud. If you are still not getting relief, then you should have an us to make sure you don't have fibroids, endometriosis, or adenomyosis. ...Read more

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How can I relieve painful menstrual cramps?

Options: Some of the more common treatments include: ibuprofen, a prescription pain medication called ponstel, (mefenamic acid) and oral contraceptive pills are really good at helping to decrease menstrual cramps. A heating pad can be helpful, too. ...Read more

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What can you do to relieve menstrual cramps?

What can you do to relieve menstrual cramps?

Natural remedies: If you desire non-medication approaches you can discuss use of a traditional herbal like black cohosh with your doctor. Chamomile tea can be soothing. Sipping green tea can also help to dissipate pain. A small amount of essential oil massaged onto the abdomen can be calming. Consider lavender, rosemary or sage. ...Read more

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What should I do to relieve menstrual cramps?

What should I do to relieve menstrual cramps?

Cramps: 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 one naturally relieve menstrual cramps?

How can one naturally relieve menstrual cramps?

Many options: There are many natural therapies for menstrual cramps. Try magnesium taurate, glycinate or malate 400-800 mg/day and/or hot baths with epsom salts. Herbs like cramp bark and chamomile help. Topical clary sage essential oil and castor oil compresses often help. Homeopathy and acupuncture can help. Prevent cramps with an anti--inflammatory diet rich in Omega 3 oils. See http://tinyurl.com/hqyzpzc ...Read more

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What should I do to relieve very bad menstrual cramps?

Please see your: Gyn for an evaluation to make sure nothing strange is going on, if you have no contraindications you can use otc Motrin until you can see your gyn. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods help relieve menstrual cramps?

See below: 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. Non –steroidal anti-inflammatory medications can help with pain control. ...Read more

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I would like guidance to how do I relieve menstrual cramps?

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I would like guidance to how do I relieve menstrual cramps?

Ibuprofen: You can use heating pad, Ibuprofen or other similar medication. If you take ibuprofen, you should start at the very onset of your period and take it regularly for the first 2-3 days. Being on birth control pills also reduce menstrual cramps. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can relieve really bad menstrual cramps?

Menstrual Cramps: Dysmenorrhea Tx: 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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What is the best way to relieve menstrual cramps? Medicine does not really help me.

Cramp options: If your have indeed tried optimal doses of different medicines, then the next option are external things like increasing exercise, warm packs on abdomen, meditation combined with medication. If still no relief, could look into hormonal therapy with oral contraceptive pills to decrease associated menstrual symptoms. But first would make sure you've exhausted "all the medicines" as you stated. ...Read more

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I have very bad menstrual cramps and would like to know the quickest way to relive from pain so i may use in the future?

Birth control pills: Birth control pills are usually the best way we know to prevent bad menstrual cramps. However, they won't treat cramps that are there at present. NSAIDs such as ibuprofen are usually best to treat cramps that you're having. ...Read more

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I have severe menstrual cramps, OTC meds offer no relief?

See your GYN.: Try: omega- 3 fatty acids or magnesium (supplementation or through diet). 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, chocolate, alcohol, extra salt. A warm bath or heating pad is beneficial. Acupuncture is excellent for dysmenorrhea. Take care. ...Read more

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I am having excruciating menstrual cramping. What can I do? I have taken midol, several hot baths, and no relief. I'm only 20. Please help me

I am having excruciating menstrual cramping. What can I do? I have taken midol, several hot baths, and no relief. I'm only 20. Please help me

Menstrual cramps: If you have not already taken ibuprofen, do so as soon as possible. Use 800 mg (4 of the over-the-counter tablets) 3 times a day. ...Read more

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