As you feel pain in your lower abdomen, you may also start to feel it radiate to other parts of your body. These include your lower back, your hips, or even your thighs. Such pain may be congestive or spasmodic. The former feels like sharp cramps while the latter feels like a dull and deep ache.
Aside from applying heat, you can also do things to prevent the pain from occurring. You can exercise regularly to reduce the symptoms of dysmenorrhea. Even before your period starts, try exercising. See how the activity affects your body positively.
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