Home Remedies: 6 Easy Ways To Overcome Menstrual Cramps

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Millions of ladies dread that time of the month, and so many of us all over the world subject our bodies to all sorts of medication days during our periods to avoid the pain. Throw all your pain killers out of the window, because after reading this you won’t be needing them anymore.

These methods won’t necessarily cure the cramps completely but it will certainly reduce the pain, and help manage it better . These methods are also natural you are thereby no longer pumping your body with all sorts of chemicals as we know every pain killer comes with a side effect.

Enjoy!

1)Heat

This is  the most popular out of the 5. It could come from drinking regular cups of warm water or by filling a hot water bottle with hot water and applying it to your stomach with minimal pressure

2)Ginger

Ginger is a cramp reliever. You can simply drink ginger tea available in satchets but a more effective method is to crush your ginger till you get three teaspoons and mix it hot water. You should start drinking this about a week to your period.

Ginger also helps balance out irregular periods.

3)Peppermint

Peppermint is also a good way to relieve menstrual cramps. You could either lick or drink it in form of tea.

4)Bananas

I am making reference to the actual fruit not the other thing. Banana is high in Potassium which helps relieve cramps also. So eat about 3-5 bananas everyday. That should do the trick, as eating more could have an adverse effect.

5)Cinnamon

Cinnamon can help to ease menstrual cramping symptoms, as it is known to have anti-inflammatory, as well as antispasmodic properties. You can sprinkle cinnamon on your cereal or add it to your tea, coffee and any  drink.

6)Moringa Olifera Seeds

These are proven and tested to stop reduce or even stop the pain completely, depending on the intensity. Chew five or six of the tangy seeds and in less than thirty minutes, you’ll be feeling a whole lot better!

Consuming lots of citrus fruits, alongsides vegetables &water should not be missed out. Exercise is also very important.

Are there any home remedies that have worked for you? Let us know via the comment box

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