How to Reduce Period Cramps: knowledge on menstrual Cycle

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Those 3 days are not that easy for every girl, as shown in some ads on T.V. Girls literally suffer over-bleeding, cramps, odors and hell-like mood swings. But do you know how to reduce the period cramps?

 

A girl with period cramps may not be able to attend classes and job. Also, she may feel stressed to join parties and events. But why is that so?

You can relate if you went through it. And if not….. (A boy or a lucky girl).

 

You must read it till the end and share, it with those who need to know about it.

 

So, I tried to find how to reduce period cramps and pain. Here’s what I have learnt:

 

What is a period cramp?

Every menstruating girl has a monthly period cycle. During these bleeding days, some girl face mild to severe pain in different body parts. In medical science this pain is termed as Dysmenorrhea (Pronunciation: dis-men-o-ree-a).

 

Types of menstrual cramps:

Menstrual cramps often seen in two types, primary cramps and secondary cramps.

 

In the primary menstrual cramps, women feel pain in the lower back area or lower belly or both. It’s the most common and lasts for 2-4 days.

 

In the second type, the cramp is not a common issue. It’s the result of some internal medical conditions.

 

Causes of Menstrual Cramps:

“Why should I suffer from this?” The most common question in everyone’s mind.

Therefore, mainly it’s because your uterus contracts (tighten) and relaxes to release the menstrual blood. It’s regulated by a chemical “prostaglandins”, released by the uterus.

 

How long or depth the pain goes?

So, the pain lasts for 2-4 days. It may start before 2 days of bleeding or on the first two days.

 

If you want to know how severe pain may one feel, it’s something can’t be measured with hand, right?

A woman may experience nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea or constipation, blotting in belly, headaches or may feel like fainting.

You get it, don’t you?

 

How to Reduce Period Cramps?

You were looking for this, right?

 

Women are using home remedies from years to relieve from this pain. Hence, we have studied those and found some of the most useful and science-backed remedies for you.

 

Some medicine also relieves the pain immediately. While other times, only a doctor can treat the case.

Here’s a list the remedies:

 

1. Applying Heat:

Applying heat on the lower back or the belly is the most used remedy in cramps. You can use around 40°C heat on this case.

Use a heating pad, hot water bottle or homemade heating pad, for the purpose.

Taking a warm bath also serves the same purpose.

 

2. Eating herbs like Ginger and pepper:

It’s not a secret that herbs help to relieve pains. Ginger can lower your prostaglandins level, and so the period cramp.

You can consume ginger directly, with a pinch of salt.

A cup of herbal tea, with ginger and black pepper, will also give you great help to reduce the pain.

Cumin seeds and cinnamon also seem to be good in this case.

 

4. Avoid Some foods:

Do you know your food style also affects the cramps? Caffeine, alcohol, Salty and Fatty foods can increase your pain. Avoid such foods in periods. The healthier you eat, the wealthier you become.

Cut this “Bad Foods”, instead go for herbal products.

 

5. Massaging with oils:

In every kind of pain, massaging plays a prominent role to reduce it. Menstrual cramps are not different.

Massage with Oils (like sesame oils) the area you are feeling pain, the lower back or belly. The process involves pressing points with moving the hand around the belly and back.

 

6. Drink more water:

Drinking plenty of water also helps to reduce pain and bolting. You should take 6-8 glasses of water daily. It also helps to reduce bloating, which seems in periods.

Again, if you suffer from diarrhoea in Periods, it’s good to maintain the fluid level by drinking more water.

You can add mint or lemon to enhance the flavour of the water.

 

7. Do exercise:

Exercise helps to reduce pain in most cases. It helps you to relax the muscles.

But, you should not try some hard to do exercise and Yoga in periods time, if you feel uncomfortable.

But, always try to do some regular exercise to reduce cramps and enhance the mood.

8. Get orgasm:

Do you know sex can relieve cramps?

It’s said by most women, and yeah…. it really helps! During sex and vaginal orgasm, the brain releases endorphin and oxytocin.

Endorphin helps you and decreases the pain.

 

9. Medicine:

If you have tried all above given remedies, and it does not help, you may think about taking medicine. The over-the-counter drugs (Those you can buy without a prescription) are used in these cases.

Paracetamol, ibuprofen is the most common. But relying on those is not safe for a long period.

 

10. Visit a Doctor:

If you are facing severe pain in the long run, it may not be a normal case. Some underlying medical condition can result in period cramps.

It’s the best idea to visit a Gynaecologist, ASAP. They can tell you if something is not right in your health.

 

Final Thoughts:

Menstruation seems to be a monster when we face those issues. But…. it’s the process of continuation of life. Isn’t that Great?

 

Go, chill pill, and start enjoying Period days.

 

Be safe, maintain hygiene and eat Good and do lots of self-care. It will enhance the mood and relieve pains.

And spread the knowledge about how to reduce period cramps.

 

Oh, wait… Do you know some remedies used to reduce this shit? Please comment to share and help all the women.

Those 3 days are not that easy for every girl, as shown in some ads. We literally suffer over bleeding, cramps, odours and hell like mood swings. But do you know how to reduce the period cramps?

A girl with cramp may not be able to attend classes and jobs, she may feel stressed to join parties and event. But why so?

You can relate if you went through it. And if not….. (A boy or a lucky Girl)

you should read it till the end and share, to those who need to know about it.

So, I tried found how to reduce period cramps and pain.

What is a period cramp:

Every menstruating girl has a monthly period cycle. And in this bleeding days, some girl faced mild to severe pain in different body parts.

In medical science, it is termed as Dysmenorrhea (Pronunciation: dis-men-o-ree-a).

 

Types of menstrual cramps:

Menstrual cramps often saw in two types, primary cramps and secondary cramps.

In the primary menstrual cramps, women feel pain in the lower back area or lower belly or both. It’s the most common and lasts for 2-4 days.

In the second type, the cramp is not a common issue. It’s the result of some internal medical conditions.

 

Causes of Cramps:

Why should I suffer from this? The most common question in everyone’s mind.

Mainly it’s because your uterus contracts (tighten) and relaxes to release the menstrual blood. It’s regulated by a chemical “prostaglandins”, released by the uterus.

How long or depth the pain goes?

So, it lasts for 2-4 days. It may start before 2 days of bleeding or on the first two days.

If you Wanna know how severe may one feel, it’s something can’s be measured with hand, right?

A woman may face Nausea, Vomiting, diarrhoea or constipation, blotting in belly, headaches or may feel like fainting.

You get it, don’t you?

How to Reduce Period Cramps?

You were looking for this, right?

Women are using home remedies from years. I studied those. 

And found the most useful and science-backed remedies.

Some medicine also relieves the pain immediately. But sometimes, a doctor can only treat the case.

I list the remedies down.

1. Applying Heat:

Applying heat on the lower back or the belly is the most used remedy in cramps. You can use around 40°C heat on this case.

You can use a heating pad, hot water bottle or homemade heating pad, for the purpose.

Taking a warm bath also serves the same Job.

 

2. Eating herbs like Ginger and pepper:

It’s not a secret that herbs help to relieve pains. Ginger can lower your prostaglandins level, and so the period cramp.

You can take ginger directly, with a bit of salt.

A cup of herbal tea, with ginger and black pepper, will also give you great help to reduce the pain.

Cumin seeds and cinnamon also seem to be good in this.

 

3. Avoid Some foods:

Do you know your food style also affects the cramps? Caffeine, alcohol, Salty and Fatty foods can increase your pain.

Avoid such foods in periods. The healthier you eat, the wealthier you become.

Cut this “Bad Foods”, instead go for herbal products.

 

4. Massaging with oils:

In every kind of pain, massaging plays a prominent role to reduce it. Menstrual cramps are not different.

Massage with Oils (like sesame oils) the area you are feeling pain, the lower back or belly. The process involves pressing points with moving the hand around the belly and back.

Used5. Drink more water:

Drinking plenty of water also helps to reduce pain and bolting. You should take 6-8 glasses of water daily. It also helps to reduce bloating, which seems in periods.

Again, if you suffer from diarrhoea in Periods, it’s good to maintain the fluid level by drinking more water.

You can add mint or lemon to enhance the flavour of the water.

 

6. Do exercise:

Exercise helps to reduce pain in most cases. It helps you to relax the muscles.

But, you should not try some hard to do exercise and Yoga in periods time, if you feel uncomfortable.

But, always try to do some regular exercise to reduce cramps and enhance the mood.

 

7. Get orgasm:

Do you know sex can relieve cramps?

It’s said by most women, and yeah…. it really helps. During sex and vaginal orgasm, the brain releases endorphin and oxytocin.

Endorphin helps you and decreases the pain.

 

8. Medicine:

If you tried the all above, and it does not help, you may think about taking medicine. The over-the-counter drugs (Those you can buy without a prescription) are used in these cases.

Paracetamol, ibuprofen is the most common. But relying on those is not safe for a long period.

 

9. Visit a Doctor

If you are acing severe painf in the long run, it may not be a normal case. Some underlying medical condition can result in period cramps.

It’s the best idea to visit a Gynaecologist, ASAP. They can tell you if something is not right in your health.

 

Final Thoughts:

Menstruation seems to be a monster when we face those issues. But…. it’s the process of continuation of life. Is not that Great?

Go, chill pill, and start enjoying Period days.

Be safe, maintain hygiene and eat Good and do lots of self-care. It will enhance the mood and relieve pains.

And spread the knowledge about, how to reduce period cramps.

Oh, wait… Do you know some remedies used to reduce this shit? Please comment to share and help all the women.

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