Useful Remedies for Menstrual Cramps- Now beat the MC pain!

first_imgFoot Massage: Your feet have pressure points that provide instant relief in period cramps. These points are above your ankle bones on the width of your 3 fingers. Massaging properly reduces the pain of your menstrual cramps and also relieves symptoms such as bloating, insomnia, etc.Hope this blog will work for all of you and you will be able to reduce the pain of your menstrual cramps. Heating Pad: You can use a heating pad multiple times a day. You can apply a heating pad on your lower abdomen, and lower back as it provides relief and reduces the pain of cramps.Essential Oils: You can use essential oils such as lavender oil, jojoba oil, coconut oil, and peppermint oil and massage your paining areas since they contain pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory properties.Chamomile and Green Tea: Chamomile tea is a natural antispasmodic that relaxes the uterine muscles and helps in reducing cramps. Green tea also contains flavonoids and has anti-inflammatory properties. Green tea is also a natural antioxidant causing pain relief of menstrual cramps.Vitamin D & Yogurt: Vitamin D provides relief from menstrual pains and cramps. Vitamin D reduces the production of prostaglandin hormones (which cause cramps). You can eat things like fish, cheese, orange juice for vitamin D. Yogurt contains plenty of calcium and vitamin D. You can also use yogurt with your daily meal. If you are pregnant, or pain is increasing, menstrual cramps are getting longer than normal days, if you get a fever while your menstrual period cycle, then you should contact your doctor or gynecologist without any delay.Preventive tips for menstrual cramps: Take a healthy and balanced diet that contains fresh fruits and vegetables. Keep your intake of caffeine (coffee) and alcohol (if you drink) to a limit. Eat less sweety and salty food and exercise regularly. Take less stress and do not smoke. Drink plenty of water and keep yourself hydrated. Do meditation and yoga positions like a child’s position, Shavasana, and always be happy.Apart from all these preventive measures, I am also going to tell you about some home remedies that you can use at home. Menstrual cramps are called dysmenorrhea in medical language. Mentalural cramps are mostly caused by the contraction and relaxation of the uterine muscles that occur during the menstrual cycle. They give you a lot of discomforts and cause pain in your abdomen, lower back, and thighs.Period cramps or menstrual cramps are due to these reasons: due to heavy blood flow, if you are carrying your first child, from the overproduction of prostaglandin hormones, or if you are younger than 20 years or your periods have just started. Symptoms of menstrual cramps: pain or cramp in your lower abdomen, persistent pain in your lower back, headache, nausea, mild diarrhoea, fatigue, or dizziness.last_img read more