Most women will experience some sort of period pain during their lifetime.  This is medically termed as Dysmenorrhoea.

Period pain is usually felt in t he form of painful muscle cramps in the lower tummy region, which may spread to the back and thighs. Some women complain that the pain comes in intense spasms, while others experience a  dull but more constant pain.

The pain usually starts when when the bleeding begins, and normally lasts for about 24 hours.

Conventional Treatment:

In most cases, the GP will either prescribe or advise you to take a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), such as ibuprofen and aspirin. If these are not effective, you may be given naproxen or mefenamic acid.

However as well as the long list of side effects of NSAIDs. NSAIDs are not suitable for people with asthma, or those with stomach, kidney or liver problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also avoid taking them. Aspirin should not be given to anyone under 16 years of age.

To list the long array of side effects in this article would simply be counter productive to the purpose, however you can simply search online and see for yourself.

The other two common form of painkillers that are usually taken are Paracetamol or Codeine.

Whether the above work for you or not, surely taking regular drugs such these will be causing you long term damage? What did Women do before the creation of these drugs?

Homeopathic Remedies:

There are a number of homeopathic remedies that one can try to help, here I have listed a few that I have found to be successful.

Sepia:   Scanty and irregular, pain in small of back.

Pulsatilla:   Delayed and scanty, intermittent.

Cimicifuga:   Irregular

Mag Phos:   Menstrual colic

China:  Too early, painful, profuse.

Carbo Veg: Non-stop, one period runs into another.


The above can be tried in 30c, and specific advice from a trained Homeopath should be sought for individual cases.

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