For many women, painful period cramps AKA menstrual cramps (Dysmenorrhea) and symptoms of pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS) are as predictable as the monthly revolution of the moon. The ebb and flow of the tides, or the monthly ritual of paying the phone bill or car payment; and in the case of paying bills these days conceivably just as painful
Painful Period Cramps
The bad news is there are no credible remedies for signing the checks, licking the stamps, or alleviating bill-paying stress. But there is good news if you experience the monthly inconvenience of excruciating painful period cramps.
If you are suffering from painful period cramps, the first thought is typically to deal with the discomfort and general inconvenience by foraging your medicine cabinet. And if you are among this group, close the medicine cabinet because there are many ways of dealing with painful period cramps naturally.
Things You Can Try
Menstruation is natural, but the pain isn’t a prerequisite. Natural remedies for Painful menstrual cramps are available. You can get rid of Painful stomach cramps with those natural remedies. Many of which can be found in your pantry, rather than your bathroom. Ironically, one of my favorite natural remedies for Painful menstrual cramps is exercise.
I know it sounds counter-intuitive. The last thing you want to do when you’re feeling achy, bloated, and sore is to bust out the workout gear and do 30 jumping jacks. But actually moving around helps to calm the painful leg cramps that are happening ‘down there.’
Try it for 30 minutes and see how you feel. Afterward, you can treat yourself to some lo-carb dark chocolate 🙂
Don’t let pain spoil your day…hit the jacks and the beat pain!