How do I make my period hurt less?

Cramps

It's normal to feel cramps while on your period! Cramps are caused by chemicals your body produces to make your uterus push blood out of your vagina during your period. You might have a higher chance of getting your period if:

But don't let those cramps stop you! There's a couple things you can do to help relieve them:

What pain is not normal?

If pain relievers are not helping you and you find it very difficult and painful to do activities such as going to school, there might be another reason for your pain. In this case, be sure to see a doctor.

Helpful resources

Check out these handy resources to learn more about relieving pain: