Wednesday, February 3, 2010

What A Girl To Do With Menstrual Cramps

Most women have dealt with the pain of menstrual cramps – that throbbing cramps in the lower part of a woman's abdomen. It usually occurs either at the start or end of a menstrual period. The pain varies among different women. Some can take it as mere annoyance. Others consider it as a curse for interfering with their usual daily functions. Some may even end up bedridden for a few days.

That is why many women resort to all kinds of pain relief medications available. However, for those who are afraid of the risk involved in taking medications such as getting addicted or having serious side effects, here are some remedies to relieve menstrual cramps pain:

a warm compress using a bottle of warm water on the abdomen

an aromatherapy microwave heated pillow

warm baths





drink herbal teas

But the key to reducing menstrual cramps pain is to find out its cause and treat it. For it could be a symptom of endometriosis or uterine fibroids. Otherwise, menstrual cramps that are not caused by other health problems will eventually disappear on its own once a woman gives birth or when she gets older.

-Ramon Bravante

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