Menstrual cramps can be painful and irritating. They can derail your entire day. Cramps are caused by your uterus contracting and trying to shed its lining and leave your body. There are many different ways you can reduce or stop cramps, from diet to exercise or more homeopathic methods. Below are the top 4 tips to reduce period pain without painkillers.
During PMS and your period, you should try to avoid foods that cause inflammation. Inflammatory ingredients include sugar and high-fructose corn syrup, hydrogenated oils. Inflammatory foods can include white bread, candy, pasta, processed meat, alcohol. Healthy non-inflammatory foods include cherries, blueberries, tomatoes, bell peppers, almonds, and fish high in omega-3 fatty acids.
Any exercise will release endorphins, which are chemicals created by the body to relieve stress and pain. Whether you walk, run, or swim, it can alleviate in potentially lessen your pain. You can even do gentler exercises like pilates and yoga if you are easily fatigued or lower impact movements.
Homeopathic methods, or naturally occurring methods, could include chamomile tea, additional Magnesium in your diet, or extra Vitamin D.
Chamomile tea combats cramps by inhibiting prostaglandins, which are made by cells in the endometrium of the uterus and provoke muscle contractions of the uterus.
Magnesium is a mineral responsible for fueling more than 300 enzyme systems and is used to build muscles, proteins, and healthy bones. In combination with vitamin B6, it can also potentially help relieve menstrual cramps.
Vitamin D also reduces the production of prostaglandins and comes naturally from the sun. Hit two tips at once and go for a walk!
One of our featured products, BlossoMÉ, was specifically designed as a female-driven supplement. BlossMé can potentially provide relief before, during, and after your period.
Before your period, it can may alleviate the intensity of PMS symptoms, such as cravings and hunger. During, it can potentially assist with hormone regulation and regeneration of blood cells. After it may result increased energy levels, suppress inflammation, and much more.*
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