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It might be time to go from Hot Water Bag —-> Heat Patch

November 19, 2020
It might be time to go from Hot Water Bag —-> Heat Patch

When it comes to period pain, nothing is as relieving as heat therapy. It is one of the most common methods of coping with dysmenorrhea as the heat helps to reduce muscle tension and relaxes the abdominal muscles to reduce pain caused by muscle spasms. The heat also increases pelvic blood circulation to eliminate local blood and body fluid retention. This helps to diminish congestion and swelling, and gives us relief from pain caused by nerve compression. It is a…

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A Cramp Comfort story: when we listened and responded to period pain
Periods PMS

Cramp Comfort: our response to your period pain

Every woman experiences a cycle that is unique to her body and her period pain depends on it. It is estimated that close to 70% women in India experience period pain that can cause tiredness and discomfort. This kind of fatigue can keep us…

October 3, 2020
Breast tenderness during PMS
Body PMS

Breast tenderness during PMS

Every woman in her life span experiences breast pain or discomfort, also called mastalgia. At the outset itself, please note – it is rarely associated with breast cancer. Breast tissues respond to women’s hormone i.e oestrogen and progesterone. The amount of milk glands and…

June 26, 2020
Yoga for Cramps and PMS
Fitness PMS

Yoga for Cramps and PMS

A woman’s period can put a huge strain on her physical and mental self, making exercise a key activity during this trying time. However, picking the right exercise is important – pick something soothing and not vigorous on your body, which is why yoga…

June 18, 2020
Menstrual Health PMS

The faults in our skin. Acne? Yes, acne!

Acne is an umbrella term for all pimples. It comes in various shapes and sizes – pus-filled pimples, tiny blackheads, tiny whiteheads – the works. Depending on its size, our perspective and its location, acne can throw a spanner in our plans. So, instead…

February 20, 2020
Menstrual Health PMS

Ways to tackle bloating

We have all had that moment where we had a whole outfit picked out – that new black body-con maybe? – only to have Aunt Flo swoop in with the most annoying of PMS symptoms bloating. As if dealing with cramps and acne wasn’t…

February 18, 2020
Menstrual Health PMS

The New PMS: Positive Menstrual Syndrome

When it comes to PMS, we usually look at it as a hellish prequel to our period. The Bad Guy. In my case, PMS is that annoying relative who visits unannounced every month, asking personal questions like why I’ve lost or gained those few…

February 11, 2020