December 5, 2022

Simple Ways to Treat Period Cramps

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How to Treat Period Cramps

Those few days of the month are troublesome for every woman which comes with period cramps and mood swings. You can ease out these cramps by trying some of these natural home remedies:

Practice Yoga

Yoga has amazing benefits on the mind and the body. Some yoga postures are excellent to induce smooth flow of periods along with relieving pain caused from the period cramps. Some yoga postures or asanas for a relaxing period are: 

  1. Reduce lower back pain: Reclined bound angle pose which is a variation of the butterfly pose. 
  2. Hip Stretch: Seated angle stretch which helps with stretching the reproductive organ and releasing the pain through the hip area. 
  3. Happy baby pose helps with opening the hip and pelvic floor giving good flexibility to the organs and relaxing muscle contractions. 

Substitute Coffee for Tea

Ginger-Turmeric Tea: Avoid coffee and choose to have a ginger-turmeric tea because turmeric helps in relieving cramp pain and ginger cures nausea and stomach aches. If you do not like this combination, try turmeric milk with honey. 

Muscle Relaxation

Hot Water Bag: This is one of the best remedies for pain relieving and relaxation. It helps by soothing the cramped muscles in your pelvic area and back. 

Topical Treatments

Pain balm, gels, oils, sprays, and pain patches are easy to do remedies when you are busy and do not have time to do the above-mentioned remedies. 

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-Written by Sushmita Majumdar

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