Homeopathy treats the cause of the problem instead of treating the symptoms, many of us trust medical opinion and believe in pharmaceutical support to obtain pain relief. Though taking any prescription synthetic drug is damaging on the liver and kidneys and also with codeine based drugs can lead to substance dependency and even abuse. Homeopathic medication is non addictive and with the help of a trained homeopath they will find out the right remedy for you.
BBC news beat suggested that alot of young women take non prescription drugs for period pain which suggests that its a short term fix for a long term problem.
A professional homeopath may recommend one or more of the following treatments for menstrual pain based on his or her knowledge and clinical experience. Before prescribing a remedy, homeopaths take into account a person's constitutional type -- your physical, emotional, and intellectual makeup. An experienced homeopath assesses all of these factors when determining the most appropriate remedy for a particular individual.
* Belladonna -- for acute menstrual pain that often resembles labor pains; for pain often described as sharp, throbbing pressure in the pelvis accompanied by heavy bleeding; and for pain that may extend to the back and tends to worsen with walking or moving.
* Chamomilla -- for menstrual pain with mood changes, including irritability and anger, and pain occuring after bouts of anger. The individual may have the sensation of a weight on her pelvis.
* Cimicifuga -- for pain that moves from one side of the abdomen to the other and that is worsened by movement.
* Colocynthis -- for sharp pain accompanied by anger and irritability.
* Lachesis -- for pain and pressure that extend to the back. Symptoms tend to worsen at night.
* Magnesia phos -- for cramps or sharp, shooting pains that are relieved by warmth, pressure, and bending forward.
* Nux vomica -- for cramping pains that extend to the lower back; these pains are often accompanied by nausea, chills, irritability, and a sensitivity to light, noise, and odors.
* Pulsatilla -- for menstrual pains accompanied by irritability, moodiness (including feelings of sadness), dizziness, fainting, nausea, diarrhea, back pain, and headaches; there may be more pain when there is no menstrual flow.