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Is there any natural therapy to relieve menstrual cramps?

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

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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What is the best way to treat severe dysmenorrhea (menstrual cramping)?

Med eval: 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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I get terrible menstrual cramps, and i was wondering what would be the best way to relieve them while in school, as i can't miss any more days.

I get terrible menstrual cramps, and i was wondering what would be the best way to relieve them while in school, as i can't miss any more days.

Ibuprofen : The best place to start for severe menstrual cramps in over the counter ibuprofen. If this does not relieve your symptoms you should see a doctor for other options. ...Read more

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What is the best way to stop menstrual cramps without medicine?

What is the best way to stop menstrual cramps without medicine?

Simple Remedies: Heat can decrease pain from menstrual cramps a heating pad or thermacare pads have worked well for my patients and is backed up by medical studies. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the best thing to take for 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's the best way to end menstrual cramps fast?

Ibuprofen: Ibuprofen is probably the most effective medication for cramps, but it works best if you take it either before, or when the cramps first begin. ...Read more

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What's the best way to end menstrual cramps naturally?

Natural approachs: Try: omega- 3 fatty acids or magnesium (supplementation or through diet) with your doctor’s approval. 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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What is the best thing to take for menstrual cramps?

Tips: 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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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

Dr. Creighton Wright
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Menstrual Pain (Definition)

A painful cramping sensation in the lower abdomen occuring just before or during the menses. It can be associated with other symptoms including, but not limited to. Headache, ...Read more


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Excessive Menstrual Cramps (Definition)

Excessive menstrual cramps are clinical findings in which a woman feels significant pain before or during her menstrual period, sometimes accompanied by ...Read more