Embarrassed About Your Menstrual Cramps? Read Easy Remedies..

Menstrual cramps is also called as period pain that are painful sensations experienced in the lower abdominal area, it can happen either before or during a woman’s period time. The pain ranges from low to severe.

Medical Causes of Menstrual Cramps

Menstrual cramps are caused by tightening in the uterus that is a muscle. The uterus; a pear-shaped organ where a baby grows, becomes tight during a woman’s menstrual cycle. When the uterus contracts very strongly, it can compress against close by blood vessels, cutting off the flow of Oxygen to the muscle of the uterus. Pain occurs when segments of the muscle temporarily loses its flow or supply of Oxygen.

Common causes include:

Having a kin or family history of painful periods Having heavy bleeding in periods Having irregular periods Being under the age of 20 Smoking Never having had a child Having felt early puberty that is before the age of 11

You can try these home remedies to get rid of painful periods:

Use a heating pad on the abdomen, back or pelvic area Massaging the back and abdomen Regular exercise Taking a warm bath Practicing yoga or relaxation techniques Taking light and nutritious meals Decrease the intake of salt, caffeine, sugar and alcohol to prevent bloating Lying with your knees bent
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