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Posted By Gyno-Blog

January 29, 2020

Menstrual cramps are painful sensations that affect many women before and during a menstrual period.

Here are a few quick facts on menstrual cramps:

❗ Menstrual cramps are felt in the lower abdomen, before or during the time of menstruation

❗ The pain can range from slight to severe.

❗ Emotional stress can increase the chance of experiencing menstrual cramps.

❗ Other symptoms include nausea, vomiting, sweating, dizziness, headaches, and diarrhea.

❗ Menstrual cramps can be treated with over-the-counter medicine, birth control treatments, and some home remedies.

❗ Over-the-counter medication is available to treat most cases of menstrual cramps.

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Measures that may reduce the risk of menstrual cramps include:

▪ Eating fruits and vegetables and limiting intake of fat, alcohol, caffeine, salt, and sweets

▪ Exercising regularly

▪ Reducing stress

▪ Quitting smoking

▪ Yoga

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