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Menstrual Pain (cont.)

Menstrual Cramps Prevention

It man not be possible to prevent menstrual cramps entirely. However, by maintaining a healthy lifestyle that includes adequate nutrition, a healthy body weight, and exercise may be helpful. One preventative step that can directly lessen the severity of menstrual cramps is to stop smoking.

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Dysmenorrhea is defined as difficult menstrual flow or painful menstruation.

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