Ways to Cope with Cramps


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The Academy sisters offer helpful tips to ease the pain of menstrual cramps.

Menstrual cramps can be overwhelmingly painful and uncomfortable. Some helpful tips from Academy students on how to ease the discomfort include:


Isabella Onken (‘18) says, “I suggest Midol medicine, then lie down in bed with a heating pad on. Have your favorite snack with you and watch your favorite show for at least an hour, then the pain should subside.” 

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Watching Netflix distracts you from the cramps and can help the pain subside.

Natalie Gillis (’22) says, “I watch a movie and snack on bark thins if I can. It makes the pain less noticeable.”