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What Are Some Ways To Get Rid Of Menstrual Cramps
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
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
Birth control pill: The pill is usually the first choice to manage cramps. Short of that, try starting an analgesic like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen) on a regular schedule before your period starts and continue through the period. It is always more effective to prevent pain from the beginning rather than chasing it after it starts. ...Read more
Tips: 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 & green tea can dissipate pain. ...Read more
Menstrual 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 & green tea can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read more
Acid indigestion: Could you be referring to acid reflux? Abdominal discomfort from from consumption of acidic foods can be prevented by not eating foods that are sour. If you cannot do that, taking an antacid like gaviscon. Maalox or mylanta may help. If you meant acid reflux, please publish your question again. ...Read more
Aleve (naproxen): Start with 2 aleve (naproxen) 2x per day if u can take that, some excercises work but you may want to check with your doc, depends on where it is, clinching teeth at night, bruxism, along with poor sleep can exacerbate the problem; if recurrent one good drug is tramadol, cymblata can also be a good non opiod that helps anxiety and pain control. ...Read more
Diet and meds: The only way to get rid gout is to keep uric acid level down to normal level.It can be done avoid meds that cause elevation of uric acid, like high doses of hydrochlothiazide, niacin, aspirin, cyclosporin and tacrolimus avoid foods high in purines like organ meats, herring, mushrooms, anchovies avoid obesity reduce consumption of alcohol and fructose meds like allupurinol, probenecid colchicin nd febuxo. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor: Headaches can be tricky. I think a headache journal is an excellent idea. Most of the meds we think are good for headache are not good for headache, even the triptans, designed for migriane can excerbate migriane. The best thing to do is see a doctor who specalizes in headaches. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Headaches: Treating headaches is not always simple. Naturally, you want to avoid having a headache if possible when you know the triggers such as stress, alcohol/coffee/certain food/substances, over working, lack of sleep. If you already have a headache, it can be hard to get rid of. Try to relax, get some sleep, drink more fluid, turn off TV/phone... to see if it helps. ...Read more
100 year old questio: The gentleman, i assume is getting serious about the parties and all the free booze that flows in this area. There is a saying in one eastern culture...The stomach still belongs to you...Even if everything else belonged to someone else. Pay respect to what you imbibe, know when to say no. Hangover will resolve, one way or the other, but will that stop you from having another one ? ...Read more
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