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Dr. Gaila Mackenzie-Strawn

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Category: Menstrual Cramps

8 Natural Tips for Menstrual Cramps

On : 15 February, 2016

In : Menstrual Cramps , PMS , Uncategorized

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What Causes Menstrual Cramps? Inflammatory foods, nutritional deficiencies, hormonal imbalances and stress are the major culprits causing menstrual cramps. The fat in dairy products, red meat and processed foods leads to the production of chemicals called prostaglandins. Prostaglandins are the chemicals that cause uterine contractions and menstrual cramping Stress releases excessive amounts ofRead more

Do You Have Bumpy Skin & Dandruff?

On : 25 October, 2015

In : Dandruff , Dry Skin , Fatigue , Menstrual Cramps

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Do you have dry, flaky skin, chicken skin or alligator skin on the back or your arms, dandruff, dry hair, soft brittle nails, fatigue, menstrual cramps and poor attention span? These are signs of omega-3 fatty acid deficiency (EPA & DHA). To correct this deficiency, reduce your intake of omega-6Read more

Headaches? Tired? Muscle Cramps?

Did you know that because magnesium is so essential to body energy production, symptoms such as headaches, fatigue, cramps, muscle spasms and muscle pain can result from a deficiency. Other symptoms of magnesium deficiency include constipation, kidney stones, high blood pressure, depression, anxiety and heart disease. Most Americans are deficientRead more

Ginger as Effective as Ibuprofen in Relieving Menstrual Cramps

On : 10 March, 2014

In : Endometriosis , Menstrual Cramps , PMS

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J Altern Complement Med. 2009. Comparison of effects of ginger and ibuprofen on pain in women with primary dysmenorrhea. This was a double-blind comparative clinical trial. Participants were 150 students (18 years old and over) with primary dysmenorrhea from the dormitories of two medical universities who were alternately divided intoRead more

Fish Oil Supplements Help Prevent Menstrual Cramps

On : 24 February, 2013

In : Menstrual Cramps , PMS

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Fish oil supplements help prevent menstrual cramps Menstrual cramps (dysmenorrhea, menstrual pain) are the most common gynecologic complaint and the leading cause of short-term absenteeism among adolescent schoolgirls. There is compelling evidence that menstrual pain is caused by the action of inflammatory prostaglandins and leukotrienes upon the uterus. These inflammatoryRead more

Menstrual Pain Correlated with Fat Intake

On : 24 February, 2013

In : Menstrual Cramps , PMS

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Menstrual pain correlated with fat intake AARHUS, DENMARK. Menstrual pain (menstrual cramps, dysmenorrhea) is believed to be associated with an elevated level of PG2 prostaglandins. PG2 prostaglandins are synthesized from the omega-6 fatty acid, arachidonic acid and are known to be pro-inflammatory. The formation of PG2 prostaglandins competes with theRead more

Magnesium Shown To Be An Effective Treatment For Menstrual Crampss

On : 24 February, 2013

In : Menstrual Cramps , PMS

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Magnesium–a new therapeutic alternative in primary dysmenorrhea. Abstract 50 patients suffering from primary dysmenorrhoea were treated with Magnesium (Mg 5-longoral, Artesan GmbH) in a double-blind study. After a six-month period 21 out of 25 women showed a decline of symptoms, only 4 ones reported no therapeutical effect. For monitoring treatmentRead more

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