Home remedies to relieve menstrual cramps

Having pain during menstruation is very common, but these menstrual cramps can be mild or severe and, in general, the symptoms occur in the abdomen and back area or you can suffer from headaches, nausea, dizziness and diarrhea.

Normally menstrual cramps disappear after 48 hours but, depending on the woman, the pain can affect her daily life.

Goodbye to menstrual cramps

  • For this reason, there are home remedies that can help women during the menstrual period. Exercising is highly recommended during menstruation as it helps reduce pain. Physical exercise increases the production of endorphins and relieves the discomfort caused by the rule.
  • Baths with hot water or electric bags on the abdomen help relax your muscles and relieve menstrual pain.
  • Yoga is also a good alternative to calm menstrual cramps. The ‘diamond’ position is recommended and is performed by sitting on the floor with your back straight, bending your knees and keeping them as close to the floor as possible with your feet together. Once in that position you have to take a deep breath and exhale leaning forward and repeat the exercise several times.
  • Infusions of natural herbs such as cinnamon, chamomile and evening primrose are a great remedy that helps relieve menstrual pain.
  • Following a balanced diet is also advisable in these cases. You should eat foods rich in fiber and iron, and drink plenty of water to reduce the feeling of swelling.

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