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How to relief pain during menstrual cycle?

By October 26, 2011 - 2:38am
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Here are few options to relive menstrual cycle pain.

Have plenty of juice such as orange-juice and apple-juice. They have vitamin C and it helps to relax the muscles of the vagina which makes you to go to the bathroom and this way the more you go to the bathroom the better it feels from down there. The muscles get all tight there and having plenty of juice or tea would help alot.

Take Motrin (ibuprofen) ibuprofen which helps pain alot.

Try not to have so much junk food during your period and taking Motrin and having a cup of tea and keeping a heating pad on your stomach would help alot.

Feel free to ask any questions.


October 26, 2011 - 7:14pm
EmpowHER Guest

Hi MehwishTariq1376,

Welcome to EmpowHER and thanks for your question. Some women experience more discomfort during their menstrual cycle then others. But there are many home remedies that can help.
Like Applying a heating pad to your lower belly area
Do light circular massage with your fingertips around your lower belly area.
Drink warm beverages.
Eat light but frequent meals.
Follow a diet rich in complex carbohydrates such as whole grains, fruits, and vegetables, but low in salt, sugar, alcohol, and caffeine.
Keep your legs raised while lying down, or lie on your side with your knees bent.
Practice relaxation techniques such as meditation or yoga.
Try over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medicine, such as ibuprofen. Start taking it the day before your period is expected to start, and continue taking it regularly for the first few days of your period.
Try vitamin B6, calcium, and magnesium supplements, especially if your pain is from PMS.
Take warm showers or baths.
Walk or exercise regularly, including pelvic rocking exercises.
Lose weight if you are overweight. Get regular, aerobic exercise.
Here are some articles that might help you.

Hope you feel better,

October 26, 2011 - 7:16am
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