The menstrual period of a woman may be very unpleasant and can cause various problems. Many irregularities may happen, for example, some women may have excessive menstrual flow, while, on the other side, some may have stoppage of menstrual flow. Other problems that a woman may experience during the menstruation are faintness, vomiting, insomnia, fever and gaining weight. Painful menstruation and menstrual cramps are the most frequent problems that a woman usually confronts with. Painful menstrual periods are medically called dysmenorrhea. Painful periods may be primary or secondary, and they can be self-induced, or caused by some other medical condition, for example, fibroids and endometriosis.
Recommended foods and supplements for period pain
If a woman suffers from menstrual cramps, it is important to raise the level of calcium in the blood by consuming the foods that are rich in calcium ten days before the beginning of the period. The foods such as yogurt, sesame seeds, sesame butter, seaweeds, kale, spinach, comfrey, and raspberry are recommended to be included in the diet, because they contain calcium in large amounts.
Homeopathic remedies for period pain
There are several homeopathic remedies that are proven to be very effective in treating menstrual pains. Usually these homeopathic remedies are recommended to be taken every half an hour. Homeopathic remedy is chosen according to the symptoms that accompany the menstrual pain.Belladonna is a homeopathic remedy that is the best solution when a woman experiences strong pain in the pelvic area as though everything that is inside her would come out with the blood flow. Other symptoms, such as headache, flushed face, fury, anger or delirium also require the use of Belladonna. The premature menstruations that are excessive and heavy should be treated with this homeopathic remedy as well.Another effective homeopathic remedy is Chamomilla and it is recommended when a woman has excessive and painful menstruation or when the pain is like during a labor and expands to the thighs. In such cases, the blood is dark in color and marked with blood clots. Usually, a woman has the increased sex interest. Other symptoms that require the use of Chamomilla are sudden chillness and hot perspiration, frequent mood changes and restlessness.Cimicifuga is recommended when a woman experiences such strong pains that they resemble eclectic shocks. These pains are usually accompanied by pains in the back, pains along the spine and muscle pains. Excessive menstrual flow is dark-colored and has unpleasant odor.Colocynthis is suggested when the menstruation is marked by sudden cramping attacks that resemble cutting feeling and numbing pain. Usually, nausea and vomiting are accompanying symptoms.Nux Vomica is a homeopathic remedy that is very effective when a woman has menstruation with characteristic twisting pains in the pelvic area. Pain in the bladder, as well as pain in the back, are other symptoms that can be treated by using Nux Vomica.