MBBS, MS - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Fellowship In Advanced Gynaecological Laparoscopic Surgeries & Fertility Enhancing Surgeries
14 years experience
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Which of the following methods is useful to reduce stomach cramps during menstruation?
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Taking a painkiller will help to alleviate the pain for the time being. Other than this a hot water bottle and taking a bath are known methods to temporarily get rid of the pain. Try falling asleep as much as possible to pass the time during the most painful days of the period.
Which of the following is a physical symptom that accompanies menstrual stomach cramps?
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All the aforementioned symptoms are accompanied with menstrual cramps. Since they last around 3-5 days no major treatment is required generally other than taking a few doses of painkillers every month. Have warm water at regular intervals during the periods to keep abdominal pain at a minimal.
What is pain and nausea that accompanies menstruation related to?
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High levels of Prostaglandins during the first 1-3 days of periods cause nausea, diarrhea, abdominal pain and dizziness. This can be countered by taking pain killers and consuming warm water in small amounts, but frequently. Acupuncture is a complementary therapy advised to those women who feel excruciating pain every time the period arrives.
NSAIDS are the choice of medication for a woman undergoing menstruation.
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The NSAID s are a group of anti-prostaglandins which help to efficiently alleviate the abdominal pain for the time being. Other than these oral contraceptives are also helpful in reducing the abdominal pain. Other than reducing pain and their primary function, oral contraceptives may also be used to intentionally delay the period.
If practiced in the right way, yoga can help keep abdominal pain at bay for the menstruating woman.
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Yoga is proven to be highly effective in keeping abdominal pain at bay when practiced by the woman regularly. This happens as yoga is able to maintain the elasticity of the abdominal muscles, in turn allowing the abdominal cramps to not affect the individual once the periods arrive. For some woman, a regular practice of yoga is enough to keep abdominal pain at bay while for some, more amount of practice may be needed for them to be able to tackle abdominal pain with yoga.