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.
- Exercise and stretch.
It loosens up your muscles and eases the pain.
- Rub your lower tummy.
That helps relax the muscles.
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.
Vitamin B1 or magnesium supplements may reduce cramps, bloating and other PMS symptoms. (You know the parental approval deal).
- 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.