(603) 727 - 6216
Top 10 Tips for Menstrual Cramps Relief

Brenda Albano

September 3, 2019

10 Tips for Menstrual Cramps Relief | Beyond Fertility


Menstrual cramps relief naturally is one of the biggest concerns for women who visit us. Menstrual cramps can suck the life out of a girl, month after month. Painful periods are called Dysmenorrhea. It means painful menstruation or flow.

We have 10 tips for menstrual cramps relief that we have found to be helpful over the years for many who write to us. Let’s explore them.

The main reason you are probably looking for menstrual cramps relief is the heavy cramps a day or two before or during the beginning of the cycle. The most common reason is not contracting properly. It is like ineffectual labor each time; pain but no gain. If not addressed now, labor may be longer and more labored. It is necessary to teach your uterus to do what it needs in order to work properly and pain free.

You can easily get menstrual cramps relief by taking some form of anti-inflammatory so that should tell you it is an inflammation issue. You have too much inflammation. Inflammation leads to spasms rather than a consistent healthy contraction by the uterus.

So we need to look at what helps inflammation right? Here is a list of helpful suggestions for inflammation, in any part of the body, including for the menstrual cramps relief:

Cycle Balance Plus Natural Progesterone for PMS Relief

#1:

Cycle Balance Plus is a natural progesterone cream with additional herbs; specifically designed to help with inflammation. It goes beyond what progesterone cream will do normally do. In order to know when to use it, count back 14 days from what you anticipate to be the last day of your cycle. If it is 30 days typically, start the cream on day 16.  Use it twice on those days; am and pm. As long as menstrual cramps relief is still needed (it can take a couple of months to see enough difference) you can use some on your belly as well for those days. Otherwise, progesterone is not used for menstruating women in the first half of the cycle – only for days of heavier pain will it be OK. Change to only one application a day, for the same days of the month, once you have seen relief from menstrual cramps.

#2:

Vitamin D is difficult to get from just exposure to the sun. Consider a good DHA/EPA supplement. They are enteric-coated so they make it to the stomach without any taste or loss.

#3:

EFAs (essential fatty acids) have been touted for centuries for their anti-inflammatory properties. Borage oil, evening primrose are stronger but you can get a daily dose from sprinkling flaxseed in your cereal, adding to muffins and even adding ground flaxseed to your smoothies. Flaxseed oil is also an EFA. More oily nuts like sunflower seeds and brazil nuts are a good way to add to your diet, just as the flaxseed in smoothies and cereal are helpful ways to incorporate them. One Day Protein is a great way to add a smoothie to your daily diet while upping protein and downing carbs.

#4:

Highly acidic foods are the enemy to menstrual cramps relief. Give up what you can of empty carbs such as white flour, white sugar, white potatoes, and high-fat foods at this time of month especially. Cold foods can sometimes aggravate the situation. Ice cream is best consumed the other three weeks of the month; in moderation of course.

#5:

Lavender oil is a helpful essential oil for inflammation. Rub on the belly or use in a diffuser or even put some on your pillow BEFORE her period and during. This is a great oil to have in your home for many uses.

#6:

Taking magnesium supplements on a regular basis will fix many things; cramping may be one of them for you. Magnesium Oil is amazing for topical use but as with anything can take a little time for you to feel the effects. Spray on at night before bed and wash off in the morning. 20 minutes is a good amount of time for it to be on the skin to have soaked in so you can spray it on anytime during the day as well. Don’t use it on open wounds if you are faint of heart and keep out of eyes. You can put some in water and soak your feet with it as well.

#7:

One way to add magnesium to the diet is to eat more greens, drink more leafy greens by purchasing a powdered form and eating almonds. Other foods include oily fish, bananas, cannelini and black beans, and lentils, whole grains like whole-wheat bread, brown rice, quinoa, old fashioned oats, as well as dark chocolate. 70% is considered a “real” dark chocolate.  Milk chocolate just doesn’t cut it, ladies. A Snickers bar is a friend of inflammation; sorry. Keep these foods on hand and cook with them throughout the month. Once again, One Day Protein is a great help. Adding powdered greens (small amounts are not tasted), chocolate or vanilla powder, a little flaxseed, banana and almond meal or a few almonds tossed in and well blended is a great way to make this a part of your every day. Great way to lose weight also.Natural Health Affiliate Program

#8:

Lavender oil is a helpful essential oil for inflammation. Rub on the belly or use in a diffuser or even put some on your pillow BEFORE your period and during.

#9:

Walking and running, as well as deep lunges, have been known to help with cramping. Deep breathing is great for purifying and circulating clean blood so get moving and get rid of the stagnant Qi (chi)

#10;

Lastly, but not really, do a cleanse. Purify the blood, lymph, and liver. Using a good detox cleanse and adding more fiber to your diet will clear your body of “old” hormones and toxins that are weighing your health down. Infertility Cleanse or the 7 Day Detox Cleanse with Psyllium at Beyond Fertility Store are designed to clean you up and out.

Getting relief from menstrual cramps will give you back your life for 3 days a month. Don’t rely on over the counter meds that do nothing to make you healthier. As a matter of fact, take a look at the long term effects of ibuprofen and NSAIDs. Ulcers, osteoporosis, stomach ruptures and more. Step away from the bottle of ibuprofen girls and back into your cupboards. Take back your life and get real menstrual cramps relief with a little thing we like to call HEALTH.

Like This Post? SIGNUP TO OUR NEWSLETTER to get fresh and reliable content right in your inbox.



Related Posts

Progesterone Cream for Estrogen Dominance: An Effective Natural Approach

Progesterone Cream for Estrogen Dominance: An Effective Natural Approach

Estrogen and progesterone hormones need to obtain balance
which could be a big concern during the menopausal stage in women. Menopausal women may believe their body is showing symptoms of progesterone dominance when they’re actually experiencing estrogen dominance, thus, deficient in the progesterone hormone. With different ways to test hormonal levels, one can tell when there is a need to use a progesterone balance cream to help maintain hormonal balance.

Symptoms of Progesterone Dominance and Progesterone Deficiency: Learn What To Do When You Have One

Symptoms of Progesterone Dominance and Progesterone Deficiency: Learn What To Do When You Have One

Women do experience the roller-coaster ratio between the
hormones estrogen and progesterone, oftentimes confused with the estrogen dominance with symptoms of progesterone dominance. What we need to watch out for, however, is the balance of estrogen to progesterone so that their normal proportion is not out of whack. Take a closer look and understand what to do when estrogen dominance and progesterone deficiency happens.

Social media & sharing icons powered by UltimatelySocial
error

Enjoy this blog? Please spread the word :)