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Cramps & Back Pain

My 13-year-old daughter now has regular periods, and unfortunately they're always accompanied by significant cramps and lower back pain. I don't want her to start using ibuprofen heavily at this age. She takes Pamprin occasionally to alleviate cramps, but nothing seems to help her back. I would love some ideas on what to try to help her! .......

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What are some natural remedies for cramps?

I no longer want to take medication (ibuprofen, midol) for cramps. I'd like to find a more natural option. Suggestions?.......

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Herbal Remedies for Menstrual Cramps?

Does anyone know of any herbal remedies for menstrual cramps? .......

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Menstrual cramps used to make it hard for me to sit still. Anyone else?

 Hi   I used to get period cramps down by my inner thighs and in my lower abdomen, and that would make it so I found it hard to sit still (I think that was because of where the cramps were, not how bad they were, they felt like a slight pulling sensation).  Has anyone else had cramps that make them unable to stay s.......

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First time cup user......?

So I have been sick and tired of pads and tampons so I got a lunette menstrual cup. I'm on my period and so far it hasn't leaked (thank goodness) but I don't know why I am feeling nauseated and constantly really crampy (non stop)....I don't know if they are worse than normal because I normally take ibuprofen but haven't because I ran out. I am 1.......

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How can i reduce clotting and cramping, and do you think using a menstrual cup would be a good idea for me?

 i have heavier periods with largs clots (larger that half dollar sometimes) . When i get these clots i get really bad cramps. ive been thinking of using menstrual cups and been looking at the Meluna small cup with a stem handle in classic softenss. i dont like putting all of the clemicals in my body or filling up landfils. Im 14 and was a .......

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Is it normal to experice pain on and off throughout the whole period?

  My mum tol dme that I should see a doctor if I still have cramps after the first couple days, is she right?.......

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cramps: how to avoid?

 i kno cramps are regular during periods but is there any way to avoid them? i get really bad stomach aches sometimes at school and i hav terrible mood swings and im mean to my little brother. i cant even explain2 him y imsomean sometimes. ive heard about teas and stuf but my mom says to jus deal with it. well i dont wanna deal with it! i k.......

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