May 30, 2024, 01:04 PM IST

Ancient home remedies for easing period cramps

Prachi Prakhar

The uterus undergoes contractions to expel its lining, which can result in discomfort or pain, commonly referred to as menstrual cramps.

 What are period cramps?

 Heat helps the uterine muscles to relax, which may give relief from cramping.

 Apply heat to abdomen: 

 With the help of gentle stretching, walking, or doing yoga, you can reduce your pain; this will help endorphins to release, which are nature’s natural pain relievers.

 Engage in gentle exercise: 

 Just like exercises, orgasm also releases endorphins and other hormones which give relief in pain.

Reach orgasm:

  Acupuncture can relieve menstrual cramps, also it can reduce inflammation.

Try acupuncture to relieve cramps:

  Massage can relax the pelvic muscles and alleviate cramping.

Massage the abdomen:

By following a diet which is rich in fiber and low in oils and using refined sugars can improve digestion, also reduces the effect of abdominal discomfort.

Consider dietary changes: 

To maintain a natural cycle, it is really important to stay hydrated; it will help the toxins to release from the body.

Stay hydrated: 

Soaking in the hot bath gives warmth and relaxation to your abdominal, pelvic and back.

Disclaimer: This content including advice gives generic information only and is in no way a substitute for qualified medical opinion.

Soak in a tub: