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How do you get rid of menstrual cramps?

Other than medications how do you deal with severe cramps? Does anyone have any natural methods?

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CLewis1226

Asked by CLewis1226 at 9:36 AM on Jul. 17, 2010 in Health

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  • Heating pad on abdomin might help.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:40 AM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • Dont drink anything with cafene in it!
    mommylisar

    Answer by mommylisar at 9:42 AM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • hot bath, heating pad, long walk. I don't know what it is about moderate exercise, but it really does help. Get in the hottest bath you can stand until you can't stand it anymore. The goal is to be a little pinkish when you get out. Immediately get dressed and go walk the block. It will help.
    Jenny-talia

    Answer by Jenny-talia at 9:44 AM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • I heard about eating mustard
    mamaofficer

    Answer by mamaofficer at 9:46 AM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • have yourself a big "O"
    fiatpax

    Answer by fiatpax at 9:46 AM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • what does eating mustard do?
    CLewis1226

    Comment by CLewis1226 (original poster) at 9:49 AM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • i know people tell u not to drink caffeine, but drinking a hot cup of (homemade even) cappuccino or hot chocolate really helps me. if (on some rare occasions) that doesnt work then a pain killer
    cookie269

    Answer by cookie269 at 9:54 AM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • I lay down with a heating pad, or a microwaved towel. After about half an hour, I'll stick a bag of frozen peas on my belly. It helps. :-)
    If you do this, just make sure you mark the frozen veggies so you don't cook them. Pulling them in and out of the freezer can make them go bad.
    Kiwismommy19

    Answer by Kiwismommy19 at 9:54 AM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • up your calcium(supplement form would be best), drink rasberry herbal tea,
    Lynette

    Answer by Lynette at 10:42 AM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • I like the heating pad. Also someone mentioned the big O. Yes - having an orgasim will help. Don't know why - but it feels so much better afterward! But if that's not gonna happen -then heating pad.
    Katt709

    Answer by Katt709 at 10:47 AM on Jul. 17, 2010

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