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4. Oral contraceptive pills: Have been found to decrease amount of menstrual tissue formed and lower pain level (amplitude) of uterine contractions.
5. Mefenamic acid: Also found over counter, effectively relieves severe menstrual pain while also reducing heavy menstrual bleeding, easing menstrual migraine, and easing physical and emotional symptoms of premenstrual syndrome.
6. Reduce salt intake: To prevent water retention that causes bloating. Also, avoid liquor and other alcoholic beverages to reduce headaches.
7. Learn to relax. Rest, sleep and relaxation exercises can help reduce pain and discomfort of menstrual cramps. A relaxing massage or bath with oil made with chamomile, lavender, marjoram, ginger and/or clary sage. They are aromatic and can aid in relaxation.
Never surrender to pain. There are steps you can take to help alleviate pain and discomfort. So, next time you experience any painful menstruation symptoms, be sure to try these tips.
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