Do Away With Those Painful Period Cramps!

Do Away With Those Painful Period Cramps!

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Isn’t period pain utterly terrible? I could actually hear you go YES! There are some ‘chosen ones’ who do not experience this deathly pain. The rest of us do deserve an award for going through that pain with a smile on our faces! But, we’ve got your back! Read on to know how to relieve period cramps fast with some easy home remedies –

How To Relieve Period Cramps Fast:

Use a heat patch:

A heat patch can help your muscles relax. It boosts blood circulation which lessens the pain.

How to relieve period cramps fast
A hot water bag to your rescue! | Image: File Image
Massage stomach with essential oils:

Oils of lavender, sage, rose, marjoram, cinnamon, and clove help relieve pain. You may mix these with coconut oil or jojoba oil.


Low-to-medium intensity aerobic exercises can help reduce period pain. So, fit in an aerobics class in your daily routine. You may even walk, or cycle.


Like aerobics, yoga is also very helpful. A 60-minute yoga class once a week for 12 weeks will greatly help reduce period pain.

Avoid caffeine and salty food:

Try and stay away from salty foods, caffeine, alcohol, and fatty foods. It will lead to discomfort, bloating, and hence trigger the pain.

Stay hydrated:

Abdominal cramps are more likely to happen if you are dehydrated. Hence, you should aim to drink 8-ounce glasses of water per day.

Try acupressure:

Acupressure is a non-invasive Chinese medicine treatment. Rubbing circles on your calf at a point above your ankle will help soothe the period pain.

Think Right Tips:

  • Although period cramps are very common, severe pain is not normal.
  • In case it is extremely painful you must consult a doctor.
  • Inculcate these tips in your daily life, and eventually, the period pain will lessen.

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