Written By Aquib Nawab, BBA
Medically Reviewed By Dr. Sandeep Madaan, MD (Ayurveda)
Menstrual cramps can be excruciating for some women. This listicle explores natural remedies to relieve the pain.
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Applying a heating pad to the lower abdomen can provide relief from menstrual cramps.
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Light exercise such as walking or yoga can help alleviate menstrual cramps by increasing blood flow.
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Drinking ginger tea can help reduce inflammation and relieve menstrual cramps.
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Eating foods high in magnesium such as spinach or almonds can help reduce menstrual cramps.
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Drinking chamomile tea can help relax the body and reduce menstrual cramps.
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Applying essential oils such as lavender or clary sage can help relieve menstrual cramps.
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Turmeric has anti-inflammatory properties that can help alleviate menstrual cramps.
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Acupuncture can help reduce menstrual cramps by releasing endorphins.
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Ayurvedic remedies such as ginger or turmeric can help alleviate menstrual cramps.
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Triphala, an Ayurvedic remedy, can help regulate menstrual cycles and alleviate cramps.
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Shatavari, an Ayurvedic herb, can help reduce inflammation and alleviate menstrual cramps.
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