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How long do you cramp before period starts?

How long do you cramp before period starts?

Premenstrual: cramping could begin as early as 1 to 2 weeks prior to the menstrual period. ...Read more

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Light period bad cramps?

Light period bad cramps?

Dysmenorrhea : Many possibilities. ?Sexually active, discharge, poss pregnant, infection, bc pills, try alive or advil (ibuprofen) if not allergic and if persists see a healthcare provider or your choice. ...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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10 days before period cramping why?

10 days before period cramping why?

It may be part of : Pms. Pms symptoms can include pelvic/ abdominal cramping, nausea, bloating, weight gain, moodiness, irritability, pain & swelling of breasts, feeling tired, insomnia, headaches, ^ acne, food cravings, ^ appetite, swelling of hands & feet, dizziness, thinking less clearly, urinary sxs & exacerbations of chronic conditions. ...Read more