Being an endometriosis warrior I realized how important it is to have a plan to deal with my persistent and painful symptoms that gladly come every month without hesitation. Staying in bed wearing sweats has become my number one go-to and my endometriosis bloating does not seem to mind at all.
Pain pills never worked for me, before taking ORILISSA®, so I had to find alternatives to help ease the monthly pain.
Getting ahead and being prepared has helped me tremendously. And I feel it is important for me to share the go-to products that help me deal with my symptoms.
This is my number one essential item for dealing with my endometriosis pain. I drag it around wherever I am going and all I have to do is plug it in. I use the heating pad on my lower abdomen and it helps ease my cramps.
Relaxation is a must and there is nothing better than listening to my favorite playlist(s). Music helps me to unwind and get out of my head which is so necessary when I’m dealing with a bad flare-up. Turning the music up and enjoy it is the best!
Lots and lots of dark chocolate are always necessary! I always make sure to have a pack of chocolate handy just in case. Chocolate always makes me happy even when my body is in a ton of pain.
Diffuser & Essential Oils
I love burning essential oils! It’s just something about the calming and soothing experience I get every time. The go-to essential oil I use during my flare-ups is Endoflex by Young Living. Not only can I diffuse this oil but I can also use it to ease my pain by diluting 1 drop with 1 drop of V-6™ or olive oil, then putting it on my throat and lower back. I also like to use Lavender essential oil as well.
I recommend a body pillow to every single woman dealing with Endo flare-ups or menstrual pain. I am usually in my bed sleeping when I have a flare-up so having a body pillow really helps me get super comfortable.
Hot green tea is a must for me. It calms my nerves and allows me to get in the mood to rest. I found that drinking green tea helps soothe my cramps and curbs my caffeine cravings; which we know the caffeine and cramps don’t get along at all.
So there you have it, the go-to products that I use to cope with my endometriosis pain. I am always curious about new products that other women use so please drop a comment below and let me know if you use these products and/or if you have other products that you use instead.