August 16, 2010

menstrual crampsMenstrual cramps (or dysmenorrhea) is quite a common health condition and every three of four women regularly suffer from an extreme discomfort and pains in abdominal area before and during their menstrual period. Some women experience only mild cramps and relatively soft pains, but sometimes the pains are severe and the woman can hardly do something else but using a powerful painkiller. Read the rest of this entry »

February 23, 2010

AcupunctureAccording to a new scientific research of medical specialists from the Oriental Hospital at Kyung Hee University Medical Center in South Korea, acupuncture can be an effective therapeutic technique to alleviate menstrual cramps. This study included also the efforts on summarizing the findings of 27 previous researches which involved about 3,000 women. As a result, the scientists proposed a theory that acupuncture can be used to ease menstrual pains and cramps more effectively than medicines and herbal remedies. Read the rest of this entry »