How to Treat Your Menstrual Cramps Naturally?
By MEHER ONISA : 14-Dec-2016
The Red Alert Phenomenon of Menstrual Cycle:
Woman’s Menstrual Cycle lasts for an average of 28 days. Ovulation occurs on the 14th day of the menstrual cycle when an ovum or an egg is released from the ovaries. Ideally, the bleeding starts on day 28. It is absolutely normal for the menstruation to tick early or delays by three or four days.
Dietary Considerations to Heal Your Period Cramps:
Bananas: Cramps are the pains that generally occur due to potassium deficiency. Eating Chiquita or bananas that contain potassium is known to alter cramps.
Veggies: White beans, Soy, Lima beans, Leafy greens such as spinach and kale can cure your period pains.
Decaffeinated Chamomile Tea: Chamomile contains amino acids will relax the uterus and checks pain caused by menstrual cramps and muscle spasms.
Sports Drink: Call it a muscle cramp, a charley horse or a night time leg twitch; they are all painful contraction of a muscle that comes suddenly and lasts from a few seconds to several minutes. Sports drinks may be less effective than advertised but they contain electrolytes, which help regular cramping of all sorts.
Strict Secret Sources of Omega Fatty Acids-
Fish Cod Liver Oil: Believe me this is for everybody. Study has found that women who took daily fish oil supplements had less pain associated with cramping than others.
Sea Foods: Treat yourself to dine with a platter of smoked Salmon, Halibut and grilled Tuna in those times.
Flax Seeds: Flax seeds are packed with miracle ingredients. It is the storehouse of omega fatty acids known to be excellent for cramps.
Dried Fruits: Grab an ounce of Walnuts, Apricots, Prunes and Raisins to shun your pains.
Mugs of Magnesium in Your Diet:
Very few people are aware of the punching powers of Magnesium in our health. It is proved to prevent all kinds of major and minor inflammations associated with menstrual periods, internal injuries, external abrasions and even certain cancers. It cuts your risk of heart attack and diabetes by 33 percent.
Wild Yam, Ratalu: The fat looking fruit has antispasmodic qualities quietens the straightforward monthly pains.
Geyser Hot Glass of Milk: Guzzle down a good glass of calcium rich milk in your breakfast to cure your cramps.
Papaya: Generous servings of cut fruit papaya can regulate the flow during menstruation.
Carrots: A tall glass of carrot juice can assist in regulating menstruation and the pangs.
Aloe Vera: The juice of Aloe mixed with honey is also well known to ease the inevitable pain.
A Measure of Magnesium in your Menu:
Green leafy veggies aren’t the only foods rich in magnesium and chlorophyll. Here are other foods high in magnesium that you must add into your intake.
Spinach-1 Cup: 157 Mg (40% DV)
Chard-1 Cup: 154 Mg (38% DV)
Pumpkin Seeds-1/8 Cup: 92 Mg (23% DV)
Yogurt-1 Cup: 50 Mg (13% DV)
Black Beans-HalfCup: 60 Mg (15% DV)
Avocado-1 Medium: 58 Mg (15% DV)
Figs-Half Cup: 50 Mg (13% DV)
Dark Chocolate-1 Cube: 95 Mg (24% DV)
Taking Tylenol or Paracetamol: Unless and until your menstrual cramps shouts at the top of its voice and get really unbearable you should not pop a single pill into your gut. Speak to your physician about taking birth control tabs because they treat pain, bloating, and cramps during periods. Placebo or NSAID, the Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Medication such as ibuprofen or naproxen will take care of the discomfort of your cramps but please don’t mess up with your health and stay off from the antibiotic medicaments far as possible.
Windup Note to the Women of Today:
Remember that Menstruation is the crux and the crisis in a chick’s reproductive life cycle and make-up. Therefore, we must never interfere with the nature and its processes that are actually designed for your own good in the long run.
Please Take Care of The Period Pangs!