5 Tips for Menstrual Cramp Relief


5 Tips for Menstrual Cramp Relief



Menstrual cramps don’t have to be such a pain! Check out how you can ease this rough time to keep healthy and moving.


  1. Exercise and stretch.

It loosens up your muscles and eases the pain.

  1. Rub your lower tummy.

That helps relax the muscles.

  1. Medicate 

Try an over-the-counter pain reliever. These medicines can help make the cramps less severe. If you’re a teen, make sure to get the parental stamp of approval first.

  1. Fortify 

Vitamin B1 or magnesium supplements may reduce cramps, bloating and other PMS symptoms. (You know the parental approval deal).

  1. Heat things up.

Take a warm bath or find a heating pad for your lower belly or back. A little heat goes a long way to reduce the effects of your menstrual cramps.