24 min

Ep. 29: How to manage period cramp pain Not Your Mama Podcast

    • Fitness

I started hormonal birth control around 15 years old, and used it until I got pregnant for the first time. I haven’t gone back since, and honestly, the biggest adjustment has been excruciating, sometimes debilitating cramps during my period. If you’re not on hormonal birth control and suffer from strong cramps, this episode is for you! In it, I talk about:
Why your period is different without hormonal birth controlHow your diet can play a role in period crampsStretches you can do before or during crampsThe benefits of taking a relaxing soakHow shaking your body can reset your nervous system

I started hormonal birth control around 15 years old, and used it until I got pregnant for the first time. I haven’t gone back since, and honestly, the biggest adjustment has been excruciating, sometimes debilitating cramps during my period. If you’re not on hormonal birth control and suffer from strong cramps, this episode is for you! In it, I talk about:
Why your period is different without hormonal birth controlHow your diet can play a role in period crampsStretches you can do before or during crampsThe benefits of taking a relaxing soakHow shaking your body can reset your nervous system

24 min