Sadly, bananas do not work for everyone; but it's worth a shot. :)
Some other tips:
Take a pain reliever (ibuprofen or something) a few days leading up to your period.
Avoid caffeine and cold foods/liquids. Consuming cold things can tighten your muscles making cramps worse. Try drinking herbal tea.
Exercise. Nature's natural pain reliever.
Use a heating pad or warm water bottle. Or take a warm bubble bath with lavander/chamomile oils. (though the bath itself is likely to be effective to)
Stretch. One effective stretch is to lie on your back and pull your knees in toward your stomach but keep your feet on the ground.
If they're too unbearable there's always the option of heading to your doctor and seeing about birth control.
CLN answered Friday December 10 2010, 1:52 am: well some people say that food with light colors help but i think its all in your mide.. well when im on i drink cold milke and it seems to help a lil but some people are different then others right so maybe or maybe not hope i justed helped alil bye [ CLN's advice column | Ask CLN A Question ]
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