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Best cure for period pain please

(7 Posts)
Bouquetsofdynomite Sat 18-Aug-07 19:24:30

A long long time ago a spliff used to work but I need an alternative these days. This month my lower back is killing me (top of my bum), it's like flippin labour without the contractions!
Has anyone got a secret remedy?

loopylou6 Sat 18-Aug-07 19:26:12

primrose something or other is suppsoed to work, but i normally just use ibuprofen or parecetamol, oh and hold a hot water bottle where it hurts

PeachesMcLean Sat 18-Aug-07 19:29:17

MagnesiumOk tablets, but they're not instant and you're supposed to take them all the time. Miracle cure for me though.

Bouquetsofdynomite Sat 18-Aug-07 19:32:21

OK, but right now - do I go for the painkillers or the rum?

IsabelWatchingItRainInMacondo Sat 18-Aug-07 19:32:32

Don't go to bed, keep stretching your legs, that should make it go for a while.

belgo Sat 18-Aug-07 19:33:19

anadin extra.

macneil Sat 18-Aug-07 19:37:17

Voltarol.

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