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How To Prevent Chronic Abdominal Pain During Menstruation

Menstruation is the 3-5 days of bleeding that occur in every woman's cycle. It is that time of the month when your body sheds its uterine lining.

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Seeing that every girl between the age of 11 and 14 gets to see their menstruation for the first time, it's likely 8 in every 10 women would experience pain or mild discomfort.

Every woman's body is designed to function in an entirely unique way. Therefore, pinpointing the exact cause of abdominal pain is best left to the pelvic area professionals (gynecologist)

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The general causes of abdominal pain could range from Pelvic Inflammatory disease to simple bloating. No matter what the cause of menstrual pain is, it is often frustratingly painful. Let's look over the basic things we can do to relieve period pain.

1. Drink lots of water

Preferably warm water. Before your period, the level of estrogen and progesterone in the body drops considerably, causing water and salt retention. Drinking lots of water can help the kidney flush out toxins from the body and increase the level of urine produced by the bladder, thereby reducing bloating in the abdomen.

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2. Take herbal tea

Whenever the word herbal tea is heard, we instinctively take our minds to the well-packed boxes on the mall shelf. Now I'm more concerned about the herbal tea you can take at 3am when you are suddenly jerked up by sudden pain. Having a bulb of ginger and some lemon can be a lifesaver at this time. Taking herbal tea like ginger can help alleviate some menstrual symptoms like Nausea, bloating and pain associated with blood clotting.

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3. Apply heat

With all that's happening in the down region during menstruation, applying heat to the abdomen can help relax the pelvic muscles. During menstruation, the uterus contracts to expel blood, thereby causing all the pains and discomfort. Heat can help increase blood circulation to the abdomen, giving relief from pain and aid faster blood flow.

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4. Breathe

We all have that happy place in our fantasy mind. Most times, JUST BREATHE... Close your eyes, take deep breaths, release the tensions on your shoulders, tummy and back. Let your mind wander into Its happy and safe place. The pain will often go away when you pay less attention to all the hassles.

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