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In endometriosis, endometrial tissue from inside the uterus attaches in the abdominal cavity where it does not belong. This can create a lot of menstrual pain, deep pain with intercourse, or pelvic pain throughout the whole month.

This is different from typical cramps and pain that occur just before or during a woman’s period and may require much stronger intervention.

If you have menstrual cramps and pain during your period, consider trying one of these natural options preventatively, or talk with your health care provider about the best options for you.

Sources:

Hall, S. How Ginger Soothes Muscles, Fights Cramps. Web. 9 December, 2013. Retrieved from
http://www.health.com/health/gallery/0,,20319939,00.html

Moline, M. and Zendell, S. Evaluating and Managing Premenstrual Syndrome. Web. 9 December, 2013. Retrieved from
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/408913_3

Reuters Health Information. Sildenafil Eases Pain in Primary Dysmenorrhea. Web. 9 December, 2013. Retrieved from
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/809993

WebMD. Cramp Bark. Web. 9 December, 2013. Retrieved from
http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-746-CRAMP%20BARK.aspx?activeIngredientId=746&activeIngredientName=CRAMP%20BARK

Reviewed December 9, 2013
by Michele Blacksberg RN
Edited by Jody Smith

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