Many women are suffered from painful experiences from mild to big pain during menstrual period (dysmenorrhea as technical term). It is said to be a normal experiences but still irritant for sisters, especially adolescence and reduce as women age.
The most common symptoms of painful menstruation is cramps in lower abdomen, with or without severe back or thighs pains. In addition, in this case, the pain will cause more nausea, diarrhea, dizziness, fatigue, headache that make you not pleased to do any works.
It can become so complicated if the situation last for days and for next periods. How to deal with these menstrual pains? Here will suggest some remedies for those who have some fresh symptoms of dysmenorrhea.
1. Medication remedy. The first choice for women with painful menstruation is to take birth control pills. Birth control pills and other forms of hormonal birth control (eg, patch, vaginal ring, injection, hormone-releasing intrauterine device) are effective treatments that help decreasing the uterine contractions and menstrual bleeding. Take a proper dosages under your doctor’s indications if you are expecting to apply, and be restricted for women who are trying to get pregnant.
If women not prefer to medicine treatment or some are medicine sensitive probability, there will be some non-pharmacologic treatments available.
2. Abdomen warming: using a heating pad, hot water bottle, or self-heating patch can significantly reduce pain. Simply, apply heat to the lower abdomen with one of those available.
Cautions: avoid burning the skin with a heating pad or hot water bottle that is too hot; a temperature of approximately 104ºF (40ºC) is recommended. The heat can be applied as often as it is needed. Using heat in addition to ibuprofen may speed the relief of pain.
3. More vitamin E intake. Vitamin, dietary is studied to be the relief of dysmenorrhea. Bean sprouts, green vegetables, sunflower oil, and other foods high in vitamin E benefit not only health, women beauty but also for natural remedies for menstrual pains. During periods, you can involve more vitamin E foods, vegetables in your diet to ease your pains partly.
4. Exercises: Regular exercises focusing on both pelvic rocking or aerobic exercises can reduce pains caused by bleeding. Massage exercise with your fingers on your lower abdomen and lower back gently is an other way to treat painful menstruation and you can easily do it every night before going to bed.
5. Meditation and stress-reducing techniques. Let your menstruation pains behind by joining in mild outdoor activities with friends. Sometimes, a happy attitude is the best remedy for any pains.