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Where are period cramps located? Bellybutton level or lower? Or both?

Where are period cramps located? Bellybutton level or lower? Or both?

Pelvis: Usually, period cramps are felt in the pelvis - way below the belly button. Back is another location mentioned by some women. You may have discomfort around your belly button due to bloating which is frequently seen in women at the time of period. ...Read more

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Terrible period cramps, help?

Terrible period cramps, help?

Menstral cramps: I have found that the best medication to control terrible menstral cramps are the class of drugs known as the antiprostaglanding durgs. The best of the class I have found is anaprox (naproxen) ds which requires an rs, but you can get almost the same relief with aleve 250mg 3 pills twice/day which is over the counter. ...Read more

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Do pickles help period cramps?

Actually it is: Recommended that you avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol ; salt during premenstrual time and period. ...Read more

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How can I treat period cramps?

Period 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 could I ease period cramps?

Healthy diet: Healthy diet and exercise all year round is the first step. Avoid sugar laden foods. Over the counter NSAIDS if not allergic to them and have no contraindication, are useful when used as directed by your physician. If no relief, your physician may prescribe oral contraceptive pills ...Read more

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How could i help period cramps?

Menstrual cramps: 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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What can help with period cramps?

What can help with period cramps?

Gynecologist: You have no doubt already tried some remedies. Gynecologist is best person to help you. ...Read more

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Solutions to intense period cramps?

Dysmenorrhea: Start Naproxen 1-2 days prior to period as well as during period. take it twice a day. Follow with your OB/GYN . ...Read more

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How to remove massive period cramps?

Dysmenorrhea: 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