Menstruation is a basic part of life. Many go through it without incident, but for some women, the experience can be agonizing. The pain brought by dysmenorrhea or menstrual cramps can be so severe that it prevents sufferers from functioning as they would on a normal day.
Over-the-counter pain relievers are easy to obtain, but their potential side effects make them a risky gamble. Long-term supplementation of vitamin E, says a study, makes for a natural and more wholesome alternative.