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Avoid Sugar
Despite all the advertisements showing girls eating ice cream and chocolate when they have their period, sugar actually makes the cramps worse. Read more

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Cut the Caffeine
Reducing or cutting caffeine when on your period can help get rid of period cramps. Read more

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Chopped ginger and sugar to ease the pain
Ginger has great anti-inflammatory properties and has a great ability to treat nausea, accord to Ayurvedic medicine. For period pains, take a little chopped fresh ginger and boil it in a cup of... Read more

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Hot water and hot water bottle
Take a relaxing hot bath and a lie in bed with a hot water bottle on your stomach afterwards. Read more

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Hot Water Bottle
Placing a warm water bottle on the abdomen can not only alleviate menstrual cramping but can also relieve pain caused by cystitis. Scientists have found that if warmth over 40 degrees Celsius is... Read more

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period pain relief hot water bottle
placing something warm on the skin can alleviate abdominal pain in a similar way to painkillers for up to an hour. Read more

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Stretch
Stretch like a dog! So go on all fours, and then look up and then look down and so it stretches your tummy and back. Repeat 15-10 times Read more

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Soak in the tub
Run yourself a piping hot bubble bath and submerge yourself in it for as long as possible. Not only do you feel cleaner but the heat relaxes your stomach muscles. Being in the bath also helps... Read more

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Natural sources of magnesium help ease menstrual cramps.
Eating 1-2 brazil nuts and a handful of pumpkin seeds will provide a good dose of magnesium which helps to calm mood swings and relax cramping muscles Read more

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Scientific studies: Drink some ginger tea
Ginger has been used for years in several countries for various medical aliments. Recently a study has found it to be as effective as advil (ibprofen) and mefenamic acid (ponstel) for treatment of... Read more

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Foods rich in magnesium and potassium
Eat foods rich in magnesium and potassium to get rid of period pains. Read more

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How to Soothe Period Pain
Most adverts for feminine hygiene products show smily women being sporty. Many women feel anything but smily or sporty during their period and some suffer with terrible period pain. Try these... Read more

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Magnesium Oil
Magnesium has naturally aid in reducing muscle cramps. When Magnesium oil is rubbed on the lower abdomen, it can helps decrease uterine cramping and thus reduce pain. Magnesium is absorbed... Read more

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Heat pack to your abdomen
Applying heat to your lower abdomen will relieve tension you may be experiencing as a result of your period. Heat packs can also be applied to other effected areas such as your lower back. Read more

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Modified Heating Pads
If you dont have a heat pad or a hot water bottle then you can use a Nalgene Water Bottle. Fill it boiling water and then put it to your stomache Read more

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Cinnamon tea with a heating pad
Drink cinnamon tea and apply a heating pad on your stomach to relieve period pains. Read more

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Gingerale!
grab a cold gingerale to help with nausea and bloating! Read more

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Arak liquor
Rub Arak liquor on your stomach to relieve period pains. Read more

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