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Menstrual Cramp Relief Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Menstrual Cramp Relief.

Exercise and Your Period

For two years I was a sex-ed teacher. One of my favorite subjects to teach was puberty, which required me to ever-so-gingerly reveal the story of the birds and the bees to a room full of red-faced fourth graders. Over the course of three days, I&rsqu...  Read more

Smart Ways to Soothe Sore Muscles

Pain is a real, well, pain! How many times have you been gung-ho to start a new workout routine only to feel like you've been hit by a ton of bricks on day two? Something as simple as walking down the stairs can feel like torture. Most of us have...  Read more

How to Stop a Migraine in Its Tracks

If you live with migraines, you might already be familiar with the pain and discomfort they cause. Migraines are a specific type of headache often identified by episodes of throbbing pain and, sometimes, nausea, vomiting or sensitivity to light. Migr...  Read more

Eat to Beat PMS

PMS. Three little letters that spell dread and discomfort for millions of women every month. It is reported that more than half and perhaps as many as 85 percent of all women experience discomfort related to menstruation, common referred to as Premen...  Read more

Guide to Herbal Supplements

An estimated 18 million adults use herbs in some form, and the sale of these products continues to increase.   Herbal supplements, which come from plants that have medicinal properties, claim to cure, treat, or prevent disease.&n...  Read more

Uuugh cramps!this better not effect my weigh in to
Updated 11/22/2015 1:00:47 AM

Uuugh cramps!this better not effect my weigh in tomorrow........  Read more

Feeling sons relief, thank you God
Updated 11/16/2015 8:05:21 PM

Feeling sons relief, thank you God...  Read more

I cramp up if I have old shoes and/or over-stride/

I cramp up if I have old shoes and/or over-stride/try to go too fast. My hilly route can cause more fatigue and tighter muscles unless I properly cool down and stretch. Dehydration/overheating causes more than just cramps, so drink your H2O!...  Read more

I get bad leg cramps after walking does anyone els
Updated 11/14/2015 12:52:50 PM

I get bad leg cramps after walking does anyone else?? And what do you do for it? It makes it so I dont want excercise....  Read more

Anyone deal with severe cramping of the calves or
Updated 11/9/2015 3:53:12 PM

Anyone deal with severe cramping of the calves or more specifically the sides of the calves? It hurts so bad and I feel like I get club foot where I can't pick up my foot easily. What helps? What causes?...  Read more

Chamomile Tea For Bloat or Stomach Upset

Chamomile Tea has a fruity flavor. Chamomile tea helps to calm and soothe down feelings of anxiety, nervousness and depression since it has mild sedatives. Chamomile tea is often used to treat problems like bloating, nausea, gas, irritable bowel synd...  Read more

Dont use your monthly "special visit" as an excuse to not exercise!

Using menstrual cycle/cramps as an excuse to not exercise is silly and ancient! Studies show that light exercise could be highly beneficial because they help to relieve the muscular stiffness and spasm that is experienced during this period and secon...  Read more

Eastern Star

Sisters and Brothers of the Order of the Eastern Star: we share in the principles of Brotherly Love, Relief, and Truth. Let us also share our healthy inspirations!...  Read more

The Natural Benefits of Ginger

The next time you get an upset stomach, you might be relieved to know that you don't have to down spoonfuls of gross pink fluid or chew chalky tablets. In case of bellyache, stock your fridge with one thing: Ginger. Hundreds of years ago, people...  Read more

11 Hidden Signs You Might Have a Thyroid Problem

If you are a Dancing with the Stars fan, you are likely familiar with co-host Brooke Burke-Charvet’s recent surgery to remove her thyroid cancer. Unfortunately, Brooke’s history with thyroid issues is not unique; an estimated 27 million A...  Read more