Menstrual Problems Not A Worry Anymore


Friday, February 25, 2011, 11:31[IST]

Menstruation, a period in which of five to seven days is the most torturous time for many women. The normal problems of menstruation commonly faced by women are menstrual cramps and vomiting. This happens due to some hormonal and internal physical changes which take place during this time.

During menstruation the uterus contracts and the hormone like substance called prostaglandins are released and the uterine muscle also contracts. All this together causes menstrual cramps and vomiting tendencies. Vomiting is mostly cause due to the inflammation which is created. The inflammation due to hormonal changes gives rise to acidity and gastritis, the main symptom of which is nausea. This makes one weak and causes sudden weight loss which exerts health risks.

Remedies of Menstrual Cramps and Vomiting –

Chamomile tea has both the abilities to control menstrual cramps as well as vomiting tendencies. To make the chamomile tea, just soak some flowers in hot water and add some sugar.

2.The best remedy to reduce menstrual vomiting tendencies is to suck on a piece of ginger. Ginger has antibacterial properties which helps in reducing inflammation and also cures the acidity which is causing the nausea feeling.

3.As mentioned earlier, muscle contraction is the process to exert force on the uterus. This menstrual cramp remedy is to apply hot compress. Take some hot water in a glass bottle and roll it over the abdomen. This helps in relaxing the muscles.

4.Eat a spoon of grounded cumin seeds is the remedy to cure the vomiting tendencies. Consume the cumin seeds in empty stomach in morning. You can also swallow it with water.

5.Yet another remedy to handle menstrual cramps is to relax the muscles with the help of massage. Place your hand on the abdomen and massage it slightly. This not only helps in relaxing the muscles, but also helps in improving the flow.

6.To reduce menstrual vomiting, cook one cup rice in three cups of water. After the rice is cooked, strain it off the excess water and drink few spoons of this water. This not only cures the vomiting at that time but also helps treats menstrual vomiting tendencies.

In these six remedies to cure menstrual cramps and vomiting you can cure the symptoms forever. These tips can be followed from one week before the date.

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And in this country we take drugs/narcotics and cut the damn thing out anyway……hmmm


Author: Leslie Carol Botha

Author, publisher, radio talk show host and internationally recognized expert on women's hormone cycles. Social/political activist on Gardasil the HPV vaccine for adolescent girls. Co-author of "Understanding Your Mood, Mind and Hormone Cycle." Honorary advisory board member for the Foundation for the Study of Cycles and member of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research.