Pain relief

Find the best products to help manage your endometriosis pain

Introduction

Chronic pain can make living with endometriosis feel unbearable at times. However, some people have reported finding certain pain relief helpful, there are various methods to manage and alleviate this pain, making daily life more comfortable.

Heat

Applying heat can help relax pelvic muscles and reduce cramps. Options include::

  • Hot Water Bottle Easy to use and low cost.
  • Heating Pads Easy to use and low cost.
  • Thermacare Heat Wraps Can be more expensive but very effective.
  • Hot Bath Easy and relaxing for mind and body.

Please note: you can develop erythema ab igne, a rash that develops when the skin is exposed to heat for long periods of time. To avoid this, we recommend using a mixture of hot and cold.

Painkillers

Over-the-counter pain relief medications such as paracetamol, ibuprofen and aspirin can help a lot. Always consult with a healthcare provider for the best options for your situation. Especially if you need to use any of these medications regularly.

Cold Therapy

Cold therapy, such as ice packs, or taking a dip in the Scottish water(!) can help reduce inflammation and numb the pain.

Migraine Relief Mask

A migraine relief mask can help the headaches associated with endometriosis.

BeYou Patches

BeYou patches are designed to provide continuous, long-lasting pain relief and are an alternative option.

Pill Organiser

A pill organiser can help you manage your medication schedule, reducing overwhelm and stress.

Drinks

Certain herbal teas and drinks may provide comfort and relief from endometriosis symptoms.

Clothing

Comfortable clothing such as:

  • Leggings Stretchable and gentle on the abdomen.
  • Snuggie Offers warmth and comfort.
  • Thermacare Heat Wraps Great in the summer.

Sleep

Quality sleep is essential for managing pain. Consider comfortable:

  • Bedding Soft and supportive bedding can improve sleep quality.
  • Pillows Supportive pillows can help you feel comfortable at night.

Epsom Salt

An Epsom salt bath can help relax muscles and reduce pain.

Essential Oils

Certain essential oils, when used safely, can have a soothing effect.

Supplements

Discuss supplements that could alleviate endometriosis symptoms with your healthcare provider.

TENS Unit

A Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) unit can help manage pain by sending electrical impulses through the skin.

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