Home Remedies for Menstrual Cramps

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Home Remedies for Menstrual Cramps

Most of the women get affected by menstrual cramps. These cramps are nothing but aches in the stomach and pelvic area as a part of menstrual period. Its symptoms are same a premenstrual symptoms. A large number of women get affected by the premenstrual and menstrual cramps. The pain caused in these cramps could be various mild to severe.

Cause of Menstrual Cramps:

· Secretion of prostaglandins that causes the uterus to contract this hormone is one of the major reasons behind menstrual cramps.
· Although reasons are not known yet, younger women are more prone to cramps than older women. The severities of the pain decrease with age, and normally end after pregnancy.
· Stress
· Depression
· Anxiety
· Smoking.

Symptoms of Menstrual Cramps:

Nausea
Vomiting
Loose bowel movements/diarrhea
Constipation
Bloating in your belly area
Headaches
Lightheadedness

Home remedies for Menstrual Cramps

· One should take lots of liquid to check the dehydration caused due to menstrual cramps.

· Ginger has also a lot of properties to deal with the postmenstrual cramps. To get benefited one should boil some ginger slices in water and take some sips of it.

· One can place a hot water bag on the stomach soak a towel, wring it and place it on the belly.

· Intake of caffeine and aerated drinks should be frowned upon.

· Taking mint-flavoured tea is also an ideal home remedy for the treatment of menstrual cramps.

· A mixed juice of carrot, beetroot, cucumber and parsley could also be an ideal home remedy for the treatment of menstrual cramps. .

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