Natural Remedies for Menstural Pain Relief

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Supplements and vitamins:

If you want to get rid of that horrid pain in a safe way, you have to take of your body first! Making sure that your iron levels, A, B, C, D and E vitamins, thiamine, and calcium etc. are in check is a great way to help reduce menstrual related pain.

Try taking a multivitamin! The more consistent you are with taking the pills, the more likely it will make a drastic change in your pain relief.

Exercise:

Surprisingly, exercising can relieve those symptoms and the endorphins will make you feel tons better. Exercising gets the blood in your body circulating and helps reduce cramping! So break a sweat and get rid of that pain, ladies!

Heating pad:

Doesn’t a warm heating pad on your tummy sound so soothing? Good, because that’s exactly what it’s supposed to do! It helps ease the tension in your muscles and lessen any pain you’re feeling. Studies say it’s just as effective as other mild pain relief medication!

Sex:

It doesn’t sound appealing, but it could do wonders for the pain you’re feeling! When you orgasm it releases oxytocin, which is what causes uterine contractions. Those contractions help to relieve pain! So, if you’re up to it, go for a romp in the bedroom!

Change your diet:

If your diet consists of junk food, carbs and sweets, you may want to consider other alternatives. Your diet is a way of maintaining your body and feeding it the nutrients it needs to function properly. If you eat nutrient-dense, organic, whole, foods, you have a better chance of having less painful cramps. So eat right, and you’ll feel right!

Yoga & massages:

When you engage in activities that soothe, calm and relax the body, you’ll be much more at ease. It helps to relieve tension in the body, which helps to relax the muscles. Not to mention, Yoga and massages feel great, and make you feel at peace too!

About author

Kemi Wale-Olaitan

Kemi is a retired broadcaster from the service of Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria; while in service, she had her interest in women issues and had interviews with several notable women in the course of her duty as a producer in the service of the Federal government. Her interest in broadcasting was informed by her creative writing prowess; she has been very active in creative writing since her undergraduate days, and she has written a few fictional works in form of short stories and novel. Some of her short stories have appeared in anthologies of Short stories. Kemi was also very active in the establishment of the Women Writers Association of Nigeria (WRITA) and she served on its first Executive Council.

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