DYSMENORRHEA PAIN? 4 LIFE HACKS!
Dysmenorrhea is the medical term for pain with menstruation. Most women have some pain during periods. The pain is often mild but, in about 1 in 10 women, the pain is severe enough to affect day-to-day activities. The pain can be so severe that they are unable to go to school or work.
So it's nice to know easy to do remedies to curb the pain you might experience. Here are four of the best remedies to dysmenorrhea.
Drink More Water
Menstrual cramps, or primary dysmenorrhea are an uncomfortable part of life for many women on a monthly basis. Drinking more water may help ease bloating. Get in the habit of drinking 6 to 8 glasses of water per day, especially during your period. While you're at it, back off of the salt, which encourages fluid retention and bloating. Avoid alcohol, which promotes dehydration.
Skip the Caffeine
Eliminating caffeine helps many women relieve menstrual pain. Caffeine comes in many forms including coffee, tea, soda, chocolate, and energy drinks. If you consume caffeine daily, you may need to taper your dose down slowly to avoid withdrawal symptoms.
Menstrual pain occurs due to uterine contractions. For severe menstrual pain, over-the-counter remedies like ibuprofen, aspirin, and naproxen sodium can reduce menstrual cramps. Keep your pain relievers of choice at home, work, and in the car so you have them on hand when you need them.
Heat Therapy Patches
Temporarily relieves menstrual cramps or "monthly period" pain (also known as dysmenorrhea), lower abdominal, colic and waist pain, easy to apply and disposable, offers up to 12 hours of dysmenorrhea relief, and is suitable for children (at least 12 years old) and adults.