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Dietary Solutions for Menstrual Cramps

Q: I experience such severe cramps during my period that I usually end up doubled over in pain and out of commission for at least two days. Can changing what I eat help? —Ciara S., Milwaukee, Wis.

a: Painful menstrual cramps are the most common gynecological condition among women of reproductive age. More than half of women report some pain from

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