Menstrual Pain (cont.)
IN THIS ARTICLE
Menstrual Cramps Prognosis
Often, it is possible to eliminate menstrual cramps effectively. Anti-inflammatory medications are 80% effective. Hormonal birth control decreases the pain 90% of the time. Cramps also tend to decrease in intensity as a woman ages. Cramps may disappear after a woman's first pregnancy. In cases in which anatomical abnormalities are the cause of the cramps, treatment of the underlying abnormality or condition can bring relief of the pain.
Must Read Articles Related to Menstrual Pain
Patient Comments & Reviews
The eMedicineHealth doctors ask about Menstrual Cramps:
Menstrual Pain - Treatment
What treatment do you use for your menstrual pain?