The Best Home Remedies for Cramps

Cramps suck. There's no other way to put it. It just sucks. You can't move, you can't do anything productive, and you can't focus on anything except the crushing pain coming from your abdomen...and maybe your relentless craving for pretzels and frosting. Thankfully, though, there are some cheap and easy at-home remedies you can use to make those 4-7 days less excruciating.

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Q: I have been getting extremely horrible PMS symptoms. I’m incredibly moody - sometimes to the point that I can’t get out of bed – my cramps are awful and I keep breaking out. Is there anything I can do to fix this?

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Feel a little bitchier, a little easier to cry than normal? No, it’s not in your head. It’s those damn...

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