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Sexual Health

10 Ways to Ease Menstrual Cramps

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A young woman lies on a bed with her hands on her abdomen, in pain from menstrual cramps.
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A woman holds a hot water bottle to her abdomen to soothe menstrual cramps.
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Use a heating pad


A woman does a yoga pose on a yoga mat.
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Exercise


A steaming mug of hot coffee sits on a pile of coffee beans.
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Stay away from caffeine


A woman sleeps in bed.
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Try sitting and sleeping in different positions


A hand holds an acupuncture needle over a patient's skin.
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Incorporate relaxation techniques into your day


A woman eats a breakfast featuring strawberries and blueberries.
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Change your diet throughout the month


Vitamins spill from a bottle.
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Take supplements


A mug of chamomile tea.
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Drink chamomile tea


A happy man and woman kissing in bed.
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Have an orgasm


A young woman takes a pain reliever.
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Take over-the-counter pain relief medications


Eileen Bailey

Eileen Bailey

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Eileen Bailey is an award-winning author of six books on health and parenting topics and freelance writer specializing in health topics including ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer. Her wish is to provide readers with relevant and practical information on health conditions to help them make informed decisions regarding their health care.