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Added August 01, 2013

Exercise Cramps

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If you exercise all month, you will help your body keep from having cramps. Light exercise during your period will help to ease the heavy, bloated (puffy) feeling. Workouts that stretch your body are best.

 

Here are a few exercises that are great for relieving cramps:

  • Sit on the floor, legs as far apart as you can get them. Hold your toes if you can, or clasp your ankles lightly. Keep your back straight and breathe in, holding your diaphragm (the muscle under your ribs) up and in. Holding this position, take a few deep breaths. As you breathe out for the last time, bend forward towards the floor and exhale.
  • Sit with your knees open and bent at the sides, with the soles of your feet together in front of your crotch. Clasp your hands under your toes, or hold your ankles. Press the soles of your feet together and breathe in, deeply expanding your chest and lifting your diaphragm, as described above. Raise your head a little, and feel your stomach expand. Breathe in and out deeply into your stomach four or five times.
  • Lie on your back with one leg stretched out, and pull the other knee up to your chin. Clasp your knee with your arms to ease the strain and then hold the posture, relaxing for a few minutes.

 

If you get pain all of a sudden or notice a change in your periods, you should contact a doctor.

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Queenb....
Queenb....
Posted September 11, 2014
To all u New comers u will not feel much pain before your first period cause I didn't.I waned my period badly at first but I got a yesterday and I'm still on it now... good luck !! It came the last day of vacation :( whyyyy!!!!? Lol well done mother mature I like to call her that cause it makes u a woman or young lady what eve u wanna call it lol . One morning I got up and felt like I was peeing uncontrollably .I went to the bathroom room and nearly fainted to see blood... lol
Queenb....
Queenb....
Posted September 11, 2014
I got my period and no pain.I just got up and felt like I was peeing uncontrollably so I wen to the bathroom and nearly fainted to see blood . Mother mature/nature will take course just wait! I'm on m first one right now.. it's day 2 lol
piegirlrocksthehouse
piegirlrocksthehouse
Posted August 12, 2014
How do you know the difference between a stomach ache and cramps? I think I have had them before but idk.
piegirlrocksthehouse
piegirlrocksthehouse
Posted August 12, 2014
LEEAH HELP! I was just wondering, how do you tell the difference between a really bad stomach ache or cramps? One time my tummy hurt really bad... it was like nothing I had had before. Btw it was before my period.
bubbles888
bubbles888
Posted July 29, 2014
OMG I always get cramps! When I run I get a huge cramp!!!! I have to bend over and clutch my stomach or put my hands in the air, but then they come back!!! Can someone help me GET RID OF THESE MONSTERS?!
anniegirl20
anniegirl20
Posted July 29, 2014
cool furry_panda i am also almost equal with you! -anniegirl
KingdomHeartsgirl34
KingdomHeartsgirl34
Posted June 30, 2014
Did you know you can make home made ginger!? Boil water. Put a few slices of ginger in the water...wait five min. Make sure its on high. Add the ginger. Put brown sugar...as much as you desire...wait another five min. ENJOY!??
PeaceandCoolness
PeaceandCoolness
Posted July 29, 2014
GirlyGirl126, I think you are just having normal cramps that don't have a lot to do with your period. I get cramps all the time when I'm running or playing sports, or just having a really active day. You can also get cramps if you drink too little or too much water. Treat them like period cramps, but it doesn't mean that you're going to get your period soon. Hopefully I helped:)
yamada98
yamada98
Posted June 30, 2014
everyone is so hard to predict! periods are a pain, but they are getting us ready for the future :/ aka birth. eek!
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Posted July 24, 2014
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