Painful Menstruation (Dysmenorrhea)

Painful menstruation is when the menstrual pains are accompanied by either sharp, intermittent pain or dull, aching pain usually in the pelvis or lower abdomen.

. Premenstrual syndrome (P.M.S).
. Stress and anxiety.
. Endometriosis.
. Pelvic inflammatory disease.
. History of sexual or physical abuse.
. Fibroids
. Ovarian cysts
. Intra uterine device; usually first 3 months after insertion.

Signs and symptoms:
. Pain may begin several days before or just at start of the period. It generally subsides as menstrual bleeding tapers off.
. May have passage of heavy clots with the pain.

Dos and Don'ts:
. Apply heating pads to lower abdomen.
. Take warm shower or baths.
. Walk or exercise regularly.
. Practice relaxation techniques like meditation and yoga.
. Keep your legs elevated while lying down or lie on side with knees bent.
. If pain severe enough to limit your normal activities consult a doctor.

Role of Homeopathy:
The role of homeopathy lies in the fact that it can bring back the lost balance in the human body when it is in a diseased state. Homeopathic remedies act at the psycho neuro endocrinal axis. In other words it stimulates the human body which in turn will take care of the disease.

The right homeopathic remedy prescribed on the totality of the symptoms will help in relieving the pain. It will also improve the overall health of the person.

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