Archive for June 2011

Painful menstrual cramps take a physical toll on most women

Here is an interesting article I was reading on the daily mail: Painful menstrual cramps take a physical toll on most women , now new research has revealed they can alter the structure of the brain as well. Scientists who studied a group of women sufferers found evidence of dramatic reshaping, with some brain areas […]

Helpful websites about period pain: my selection

OK this won’t be a long post just a bunch of websites that I like and that helped me to find information and remedies for my menstrual pains: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003150.htm http://www.womenshealth.gov/faq/endometriosis.cfm http://www.umm.edu/altmed/articles/menstrual-pain-000052.htm http://www.mckinley.illinois.edu/handouts/menstrual_cramps.html If you know another good website feel free to leave me a comment and I will add it to the list!

Period pain relief at home without medication it’s possible!

The following steps may allow you to avoid prescription medications: * Apply a heating pad to your lower abdomen (below your belly button). Be careful NOT to fall asleep with the heating pad on. * Do light circular massage with your fingertips around your lower abdomen. * Drink warm beverages. * Eat light but frequent […]