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Menstrubation: Does it help with period pain?

When it comes to dealing with period pain, there are a lot of different methods that people swear by.

Some people take pain medication, some use a heating pad, certain food and drinks they swear by and some use a technique called ‘menstrubation’ to help deal with the pain.

Let’s discuss menstrubation and how it can become a natural monthly ritual to help you control the pain associated with menstrual cramps.

What is menstrubation?

Menstrubation is a fairly new term that refers to female masturbation during menstruation, also commonly known as your period. While it is still seen as a taboo topic, many women are beginning to discover the benefits of menstrubation to help combat period cramps.

It is estimated that 50-90% of women experience pain during menstruation and while there are many over the counter pain relivers available such as ibuprofen, some females prefer opting for natural remedies to try instead. The idea behind this process is that by masturbating during your period, you can release built-up sexual tension resulting in relaxation and reduced cramps.

Does it actually work?

A recent masturbation study by womaniser and lunette was conducted to reveal whether female masturbation works to relieve period pain on it’s own and if so to what extent.

There was a total of 486 participants from all over the world who took part in the six month trial which included the testing phase, control month and final questionnaire to reveal the results from the study.

They found that of 43% of the participants said medication was the best for relieving period pain while 42% of females said masturbation was the most successful remedy. Furthermore, 85% of women said they would continue a monthly ritual of masturbation during menstruation to help combat their period pain as it was show to reduce intensity for the majority.

How menstrubation helps relieve period pain

Female masturbation can relieve period pain in many different ways. An orgasm helps reduce the severity of menstrual cramps by tightening and loosening muscles around your pelvic area. When this happens, your body sends out endorphins which help to block pain signals from reaching the brain.

Since every women's experience with cramps is different in its intensity/cause/duration; this process serves as great method of natural method of pain relief ensuring you're able to experience happier periods on monthly basis.
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Tips for how to menstrubate effectively

Below are some effective female masturbation techniques that can help you relieve all the discomfort of period pains in the most enjoyable way.

For women, it’s all about clitoral stimulation. The clitoris is the most sensitive spot on the female body, and it’s what gets most women off.

Experiment with different techniques and speeds, and pay attention to what makes you feel good. Use your fingers, a vibrator, or both to stimulate your clitoris until you reach orgasm.

Masturbation is a great way to get to know your own body and what you like. It’s also a great way to relieve stress, tension, and sexual frustration.

When it comes to masturbation, there are a lot of different ways to do it. Some people prefer to do it with their hands, some with sex toys, and some with lubricants. Using lubricants can make the experience more pleasurable, but it's important to use the right kind of lubricant as not all lubes are made equal.

For female masturbation, it is best to use a lubricant which is hypoallergenic and PH balanced for the vagina, such as our water-based or oil-based lubes. This will ensure the risk of irritation for your intimate area is kept to a minimum.

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