Natural Treatment for Period Pain (Menstrual Cramps)

Menstrual pain is pain that occurs in the abdomen or pelvis during menstruation. This discomfort is not normal, but it is extremely common. Over half of all women suffer from pain during their period, and surveys show that a staggering 90{85749dbeb316c0c24e3d1d8256d88d9743ccf0cc93f2eb8c87e0d763618d2741} of adolescent girls are affected. The pain can range from mild to severe and can potentially interfere with the ability to perform daily activities.
During the first half of a woman’s cycle, the uterine lining is built up; when the period starts, this extra lining and blood is shed from the uterus. To aid this process, it is normal for the uterus to contract. However, if the contractions are too strong, this process becomes uncomfortable. This abnormal pain and discomfort during bleeding is known in medical terms as dysmenorrhea.
It is a good idea to see a gynecologist to rule out potentially serious underlying causes, especially if your condition …