Many women will drink brown sugar water during menstruation, especially when there is dysmenorrhea, they think that drinking brown sugar water will be better. However, the fact is that brown sugar water does not have much effect on dysmenorrhea.
Dysmenorrhea is mainly divided into primary dysmenorrhea and secondary dysmenorrhea. Primary dysmenorrhea is dysmenorrhea without organic disease, accounting for more than 90% of dysmenorrhea; Dysmenorrhea refers to dysmenorrhea caused by pelvic organic diseases. The dysmenorrhea we usually say is mainly primary dysmenorrhea. Generally speaking,It is the excessive contraction of uterine smooth muscle caused by various reasons, vasospasm, resulting in uterine ischemia, hypoxia, and symptoms of dysmenorrhea. In other words, as long as the excessive contraction of uterine smooth muscle can be relieved and vasospasm can be relieved, dysmenorrhea can be relieved.
The folic acid and trace substances contained in brown sugar can accelerate blood circulation and increase blood volume, stimulate the body’s hematopoietic function, expand blood volume, and improve local skin nutrition , Oxygen and moisture supply. So, to a certain extentWhen people drink brown sugar water, they usually drink hot water, often with ginger, Jingning peony, etc. The combination of multiple effects can relieve dysmenorrhea to a certain extent. However, due to its peaceful nature and slight effect, when the dysmenorrhea is severe or caused by other reasons, it often fails to achieve the desired effect.
What is the correct way to deal with dysmenorrhea? First of all, we should do related examinations to exclude organic diseases. If it is pure primary dysmenorrhea, eliminate tension and anxiety and ensureAdequate sleep and rest are the first priority; if the symptoms are severe, modern medicine generally uses prostaglandin synthase inhibitor drugs such as ibuprofen, ketoprofen, meclofenamic acid, and diclofenac or contraceptives. There are also many methods in Chinese medicine, such as umbilical therapy, moxibustion, tapping specific acupoints such as Sanyinjiao, or combining Chinese medicine.
I recommend a simple and practical acupuncture point—Seven Zine Point, which is a special acupuncture point for the treatment of dysmenorrhea. It can be operated by yourself or your family. Seventeen points are located at theIn the depression under the spinous process of the fifth lumbar vertebra, when the pain is severe, pressing this place will cause a strong soreness, which often has a very good effect. If you cannot relieve or have severe dysmenorrhea, you should go to a regular hospital and receive treatment as directed by your doctor.
Avoid dysmenorrhea, develop good living habits, such as proper exercise, not being too cold, not staying up late, etc., and maintaining a healthy mental state. Ways to relieve anxiety and depressed emotions. If dysmenorrhea often occurs, moxibustion can be appropriate in peacetimeNavel (Shenque), Guanyuan, Sanyinjiao and other acupoints. Especially for treatment 3 to 5 days before menstruation, the effect is better. If the situation is serious, you should go to a regular hospital for consultation and receive treatment according to the course of treatment. Hearsay or superstition should not be given.