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Can exercise help relieve some of the symptoms of pms?

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Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine
8 doctors agree

In brief: Yes!

Exercise can give you natural pain relief.
When we exercise, we make endorphins which act like "natural morphine." endorphins make us feel good. Also exercise helps us get rid of prostaglandins, the chemicals which causes uterus cramping. So getting up and getting moving 30-60 minutes every day is good for lots of reasons. Relieving period cramps is one of them. [more info in comments].

In brief: Yes!

Exercise can give you natural pain relief.
When we exercise, we make endorphins which act like "natural morphine." endorphins make us feel good. Also exercise helps us get rid of prostaglandins, the chemicals which causes uterus cramping. So getting up and getting moving 30-60 minutes every day is good for lots of reasons. Relieving period cramps is one of them. [more info in comments].
Dr. Francine Yep
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Dr. Francine Yep
What kind of exercise? Aerobic exercise like brisk walking, swimming, biking, dancing, hula-hooping ... Make it fun. Also tai chi and yoga can help menstrual cramps and PMS. http://www.kotex.com/na/articles-info/exercising-during-your-period/50103
Dr. Momen El Nesr
Addiction Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Possible

Possible.

In brief: Possible

Possible.
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Dr. Ron Jones
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Gen.
If medically safe exercises good for about any condition.The release of "neurotransmitters" during exercise improve our ability to feel good, suppress her appetite, and overall we'll actually increase energy levels play a role in decreasing transmission of pain signals to the brain. Dr. J.

In brief: Yes

Gen.
If medically safe exercises good for about any condition.The release of "neurotransmitters" during exercise improve our ability to feel good, suppress her appetite, and overall we'll actually increase energy levels play a role in decreasing transmission of pain signals to the brain. Dr. J.
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Dr. Cynthia Frazier
Gynecology

In brief: Yes!

Exercise can definitely help the symptoms of PMS.

In brief: Yes!

Exercise can definitely help the symptoms of PMS.
Dr. Cynthia Frazier
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