Home Remedies to Treat Menstrual Pain

Home Remedies to Treat Menstrual Pain

Out of every three females, at least one suffers from pain during menstruation. Others may feel a little discomfort.

Cause of Menstrual Pain

During menstruation, our uterus sheds its innermost endometrial layer in response to non-development of pregnancy. For 3-6 days, this process continues causing bleeding from the vagina. The uterine muscles work a lot causing cramps. These cramps might be troublesome for some women. If you are also suffering from Menstrual Pain, these tips and home remedies are useful for you:- 

  • Massage – A mild abdominal massage might be of great help.
  • Applying heat – A hot water bag can ease the cramping thus relieve the pain
  • Orgasm – Orgasm is great to ease menstrual pain as it releases endorphins that are natural pain relieving hormones
  • Herbal tea – A hot tea made up of herbs like ginger, cinnamon, chamomile, etc may relieve the pain
  • Hydration – Drink more water during periods will help you to minimize the pain
  • Calcium-rich diet – Calcium is a natural anti-cramp mineral. Consuming it regularly will help to ease your periods
  • Medicine – Antispasmodic medicines are safe to take for pain during periods. They relieve painful menstrual cramps
  • Exercise – Exercising relieves endorphins (natural pain relievers) and soothes the pain. Thus exercise regularly to avoid menstrual pain
  • Acupressure & Acupuncture – Alternative therapies especially Acupressure and Acupuncture are considered effective to relieve menstrual pain. You can give it a try

If nothing works, you must consult your doctor to rule out the real cause of your menstrual pain.

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