If you have a uterus, you’re probably no stranger to menstrual cramps. Reportedly, 84.1% of women experience menstrual pain, and among those, 43.1% experience pain with every period. A recent study exploring how dysmenorrhea and other menstrual symptoms impact women’s daily lives concluded that one in three women is unable to perform regular activities when such symptoms are present. And in those instances, half of the women don’t tell their families that their periods are affecting them.
Despite the prevalence and sometimes debilitating