Menstrubation: Does it help with period pain?

Menstrubation: Does it help with period pain?

There are various methods that people use to manage menstrual cramps, including taking pain medication, using a heating pad, consuming certain foods and drinks, and even trying a technique called ‘menstrubation.’

In this article, we will explore menstrubation in more detail and how it can be incorporated into your monthly routine as a natural way to alleviate the pain associated with menstrual cramps.

What is menstrubation?

The term "menstrubation" is a recent development that describes the act of female masturbation during menstruation. Although still considered a taboo topic, many women are discovering the benefits of menstrubation in reducing period cramps.

It is estimated that 50-90% of women experience pain during menstruation, and while there are many over-the-counter pain relievers available, some women prefer to try natural remedies. The concept behind menstrubation is that by masturbating during your period, you can release built-up sexual tension, which can lead to relaxation and a reduction in cramps.

Does it actually work?

A recent study conducted by Womanizer and Lunette aimed to investigate the effectiveness of female masturbation in relieving period pain. The study, which spanned over six months, included a testing phase, a control month, and a final questionnaire to gather results.

A total of 486 participants from different parts of the world took part in the study. The study revealed that 43% of the participants found medication to be the best remedy for period pain, while 42% reported that masturbation was the most effective method. Moreover, 85% of women said they would continue to use masturbation as a monthly ritual during menstruation to alleviate period pain as it significantly reduced the intensity of pain for most participants.


How menstrubation helps relieve period pain


There are several ways in which female masturbation can relieve period pain. For instance, achieving orgasm can help to reduce the severity of menstrual cramps by tightening and then loosening muscles around the pelvic area. This results in the release of endorphins, which block pain signals from reaching the brain.

Given that the intensity, cause, and duration of menstrual cramps can vary from woman to woman, masturbating during menstruation serves as an effective natural method of pain relief. By doing so, you can ensure that you have a more comfortable and pleasant period each month.

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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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