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Taking to the treadmill can ease period pain

A treadmill exercise regime can reduce period pain and improve long-term quality of life, according to a new study published in the journal Contemporary Clinical Trials. Researchers conducted a trial over a seven-month period to see how treadmill exercise benefited women suffering from primary dysmenorrhea, commonly known as period pain. Women aged between 18 and […]

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One hour of ‘fashionable’ Zumba a week ‘relieves period pain’

Dance your period pain away: Scientists discover just one hour of ‘fashionable’ Zumba a week ‘relieves menstrual cramps’ Chemicals called prostaglandins cause blood vessels in the uterus to constrict Prevents oxygen-rich blood reaching the womb, triggering pain Zumba ‘flushes out’ these chemicals, boosting the uterus’ blood supply The trendy dance and fitness craze Zumba could […]