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curlyhairedazalie

905d

I have horrible period cramps every month. What can I do, because I don’t want to take hormonal birth control? My gynecologist says that’s my only option.

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    • rose_the_littlefish

      773d

      Evening primrose oil works incredibly well for menstrual cramps!

    • rose_the_littlefish

      773d

      Evening primrose oil works incredibly well for menstrual cramps!

    • MakGyver

      796d

      I always carry one of those small bottles with me, the ones you can find in just about any craft store. It has: 2/3 liquid coconut oil 1/3 water 4-5 drops clary sage essental oil I rub a generous amount directly over the cramping area. Instant relief.

      • angelina8932

        795d

        @MakGyver 💕

    • angelina8932

      799d

      Hello im Angelina. And when my period comes its either heavy or light but they last like 10 days.i have had a period when I bleed right throughout the pad or tampon. Gross. I even bleed right onto the passenger seat. Yucky! What is or what can I do?

    • MakGyver

      830d

      Rub slightly diluted clary sage oil over your uterine area, where the cramps are the worst. It takes away my cramps pretty quick. Test it on a small patch of skin first though. Some people's skin is really sensitive and needs it more diluted.

    • ChronicallyChaotic

      902d

      You could ask your doctor (or maybe you will need more of a homeopathic/holistic provider) about the herb Belladonna. In my chronic pain research journey, I have stumbled upon it a few times and it seems effective, but it also appears necessary to be under the direction of a professional as it can be dangerous in the wrong quantity. I am not a professional and I don’t know too much about it but it is the only other thing I can think of to help you because I am sure you have tried the “traditional” things(heat,Advil,etc). I also second the comment above that said to drink tons of water.

    • Ninothesloth

      904d

      I take 600-800 mg of ibuprofen or 550 mg of naproxen before I start cramping and it works like a charm. I only take it for 1 or 2 days and Then I’m good. Also exercise helps, I don’t get really bad cramps after exercising. And I find when I drink lots of water it helps. I’m only going on hormonal birth control though, since my periods cause severe depression.

    • curlyhairedazalie

      905d

      Thank you, I will look into it

    • MayMay

      905d

      Hey, I know several people who have benefitted from Yoni Steaming, give that a try, it helped me with cramping as well. 💕

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