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I have a couple big meetings today but I am cramping so bad I can barely talk. Idk what to do :(

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Reschedule them. Think: what would a man with a migraine headache would do?


The man would die.


Have a banana /something in stomach and take ibuprofen /Advil


Heating pad - plus the above suggestions.


Pineapple juice and/or aspirin. Works miracles!


Raspberry leaf tea also does wonders for me! But ditto the above- if you really can’t tough it out, reschedule. Life happens




Above + next time onwards start drinking chamomile tea a week prior to when you expect the cramps.

No harm even otherwise. Drink teas, it's good for the gut and mind anyways. It did help one of my friend who had a history and she swears by it. Sorting to pain killers may not be good for the body always.

Heating pad

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Do you eat clean and drink enough water ? I used to cramp bad every period since I first got them when I was 13. I’m 30 now. But then since the pandemic started I was able to switch to clean home cooked food and increased my water intake. And now I have nearly painless / no pain periods.

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