Rub Away Period Pain
Massage these three body parts to ease cramps.
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The first is located four fingers’ width above the malleolus, the bone on the inside of your ankle. To find the second, press your thumb and pointer finger together; the pressure point is the area where the bulge develops on the top of your hand next to your thumb. The third is about one finger’s width up from the base of your first and second toes, on the top of your foot.
Starting five days before the start of your period and every day until it ends, massage the above areas with medium force in circular motions twice daily for one minute each, Witt says. If your periods cause severe pain, she recommends visiting your gynecologist to rule out an underlying condition.
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