How Do I Get Rid Of My Menstrual Cramps?
It’s that time of the month again and you wish you knew how to get rid of menstrual cramps. You dread those few days each month because it feels like everything is put on hold temporarily. Don’t let that happen; there is a way to beat those bad cramps. Reducing your sodium, caffeine, and sugar intake; especially days before the start of your menstrual cycle is an excellent start towards relieving cramps. Instead increase your consumption of whole grain foods, vegetables, and vitamin B enriched food. Start taking 400 milligrams of ibuprofen (each day) three days before the start of your menstrual cycle. Continue taking ibuprofen as needed once your period comes. Menstrual cramps are caused by uterine contractions and those contractions are a result of an increased release of a chemical in our body called prostaglandin. Ibuprofen helps suppress an excess of this chemical. Use a heating pad on your pelvic area and/or lower back as another way to get rid of menstrual cramps. Just make sure