Relieve menstrual discomfort and pain when dealing with your period.
Primary menstural cramps occur when prostaglandin, a hormone-like chemical in the body causes contractions that cut off the oxygen supply to muscle tissues.
Secondary menstrual cramps are cramps that are a change from the normal periods a woman has had her whole life. These could be a sign of something more serious (such as infections, endometriosis, or scarring) and warrant a visit to your doctor.
Instead of relying on over-the-counter medications for relief, try these alternative ways to cure your cramps. For more lifestyle tips and solutions for your health concerns, download the official Dr. Oz app!
Drink Chamomile Tea
Not only is a hot cup of chamomile tea sweet and calming — it can help soothe PMS symptoms. Chamomile tea increases glycine levels in your body, which acts as a natural muscle relaxant. Drinking this tea relaxes the uterus, thus relieving cramps.
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