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Is there a way to not get period cramps?

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02/25/2007

Some women experience severe cramps with their period. These can be alleviated by using Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs such as Advil or Alleve. Relief can also be obtained by starting birth control pills, this is probably the most effective, it generally makes the periods much lighter and stops the cramps. Some women find that aerobic exercise, running/swimming help minimise cramps,and I once read that avoiding citrus fruit for a few days before your period helps too, not sure how that works, but hey, if it works for you.