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When someone is having cramps, what is the best thing to eat or drink?

When someone is having cramps, what is the best thing to eat or drink? I heard that peppermint tea is rly good but I am all out of it. What would be the second best? Thanks so much.
Asked On : Mon, 21 Dec 2009
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
The cramps may be relived with-
_fomatation over lower abdomen with a hot water bag .
_sleep in supine position(with a pressure on abdomen)
-taking tab Epidosyn twice /thrice a day if needed.
-try to keep bowels clear .
-drink plenty of fluids,salads,green vegs,&easy to digest food.
-if you have a regular habbit of menstrual cramps consult gynac &take amedicinal course .it helps a lot.
Answered: Wed, 14 Sep 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Savita Mishra's  Response
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Thanks for your query
A good hydration is very important. You can go for antispamodics if required and hot water bags fomentation and take rest. Avoid physical or mental stress.
Take care
Answered: Tue, 13 Sep 2011
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