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DYSMENORRHEA( PAINFUL PERIODS ) AND HOMEOPATHY by Dr. Fasil M. Posted Wed 28 Dec 2011 6:46am Dysmenorrhea is the leading cause of recurrent short-term school absence in adolescent girls and a common problem in women of reproductive age. Risk factors for dysmenorrhea include nulliparity, heavy menstrual flow, smoking, and depression. Empiric therapy can be initiated based on a typical hi ... Read on »
Natural Health Remedy for Period Pain (Dysmenorrhea) by Sandy H. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:24pm Researchers recently revealed that Pycnogenol, a natural plant extract, can reduce monthly period pain. Millions of women suffer with varying degrees of menstrual cramping pains every month and have to take pain medication for it. The new study showed that by taking Pycnogenol the women in the trial experienced less pain and needed less medication ... Read on »
5 steps to a pain-free period by Natalie K. Posted Tue 21 Aug 2012 5:50pm This week, I'm on holidays.  I'm hoping my biggest problem will be deciding if today looks like a bikini or a one-piece kinda day.  But just because I'm away – you need not miss out.  I thought I'd pull together my 5 best ways to a pain-free period, not just for your reading pleasure but for your living sanity – because so many of us suffer fr ... Read on »
burning pain between rib cage before or during period by luna Posted Sat 05 Sep 2009 4:29pm hello as i suffer with headaches, anxiety and endometriosis and (what my gp thinks to be)IBS, i recently changed my diet removing wheat-dairy-sugar-yeast-gluten. this month one day before(thursday) my period started i suffered from burning pain between rib cage . i was wakened up at 6.30 am and pain continue till 8.30am after went down a lot l ... Read on »
A partial list of chest pain in the “Post-Infarction” period by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 21 May 2012 11:07pm We know prompt reperfusion of infarct related artery( IRA) by any means  constitute the specific management of  STEMI .However, It needs  to be emphasized ,  treatment process of STEMI  is not over after  primary  PCI or thrombolysis .Early hours after a PCI or thrombolysis  is vital as well .The ill-fated coronary arteries are as  vulnerable a ... Read on »
Menstrual Pain and Heaviness by Tina C. Naturopathic DoctorHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 11 Jan 2009 3:03pm I`ve written about this before on this blog, but I feel the need to write about it again. Menstrual pain and heaviness are not necessary! There are so many misconceptions about a woman`s menstrual cycle and what is and is not normal. I see so many woman who have suffered for years or who have had their uterus removed because of heavy bleedi ... Read on »
Relieve Menstrual Pain Naturally by Caroline Cain Posted Mon 20 Jun 2011 2:03am I suffered from debilitating menstrual cramps, or ‘dysmenorrhea’, ever since I can remember. For a day, sometimes two, each month, I stayed home doubled over in pain and forced to lie down as I wasn’t able to function, even vomiting from pain on a couple of occasions. Swallowing pain killer after pain killer (including specially prescribed supe ... Read on »
Home Remedies for Women Period Problem by bruce Posted Fri 15 Apr 2011 9:56am Menstruation is the periodic vaginal bleeding that gets the uterus ready for pregnancy by shedding the endometrium, or lining of the womb, and allowing a fresh one to grow in its place. For most women, menstruation is nothing more than a minor discomfort, but it can cause serious and sometimes debilitating problems for others. These problems ... Read on »
Fibromyalgia and Menstrual Pain by Ciara S. Posted Sun 10 Jun 2012 4:52pm Dysmenorrhea is the term used for painful periods. Women with fibromyalgia are more likely to have menstrual problems  and period pain can also exaccerbate existing fibromyalgia symptoms. Image courtesy of The most common symptoms that are worsened by menstruation are: Tired ... Read on »
List of Essential Oils by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 20 Nov 2011 4:58am Essential oils and aromatherapy have been common healing and therapeutic methods since the first century. There is also documented evidence of essential oils being used by the ancient Egyptian Pharos, who prized the pure plant essence more than gold. Coveted by European Crusaders and primitive South American tribes alike, aromatherapy using ess ... Read on »