* Products to help you forget, manage and lessen period pains
* Coloring books, effective supplements and even a cuddly uterus toy
* Ideal gifts for cheering up yourself or a period-suffering friend
During that time of the month, it the pain and discomfort can be unbearable, whether you’re suffering from cramps, mood swings or any other symptom of PMS. And while there is no definitive answer to crushing the cramps and irritability once and for all, there are some effective ways to manage the bad times. Whether it’s distracting yourself with a fun, period-themed coloring book or cuddling up with a new, uterus-shaped stuffed toy, we’ve put together a list of products to help make that time of the month suck just a little less.
1. INKtropolis Monthly Period Tracker Stickers
Tracking your period is a good habit to make, so why not make it fun, too? These INKtropolis stickers are a great way to mark your calendar, diary or planner, so you know when to expect Aunt Flo. The 65 stickers are pre-cut into cute, panty designs and come in a mix of pink and red. Alternatively, they might just be a fun way to decorate your or your boyfriend’s belongings.
2. Coloring Crew Period Problems Coloring Book: NSFW Sweary Edition
Ideal for you or any friends who suffer from period pains, cramps or PMS, this Coloring Crew Period Problems Coloring Book features a wealth of fun and relatable pages to keep you distracted when through the discomfort. What better way could there be to take your mind off the physical annihilation of your abdomen and focus on what’s in front of you? The book also includes a variety of funny and NSFW quotes that pretty much sum up how all women feel about that time of the month.
3. Nature’s Way PMS With B6 & Other B-Vitamins
If you can’t find a way to distract yourself from the pain, give Nature’s Way B-Vitamins a try. Each of the 100 capsules is made up of a 4-herb blend, Vitamin B-6 and a range of other important B-Vitamins. Vitamin B has been touted for its mood-regulating and energy-boosting benefits, which may be of help before and during that time of the month.
4. MenstruHeat Heating Pad for Menstrual Cramp Relief
These discrete and odorless patches are ideal for delivering therapeutic relief during cramps and abdominal discomfort. The fast-acting pads use RealHeat Technology to warm up in under 5 minutes, giving you a warm boost during a crampy time. The wraps are ergonomically designed, thin and comfortable enough to be placed over your underwear for the best effect. They can even be worn for prolonged duration as they produce heat for up to 12 hours.
5. Attatoy Plus Uterus
There are few situations in life that having a stuffed toy can’t make better. Ivy the Uterus is a plush and huggable, uterus-shaped toy. She features a cute face and high-quality detailing. In addition, the fun toy makes a great gag gift for friends who need a lift during their PMS down days. Alternatively, her cuddly face is just great to have around for those days you really don’t feel like talking to anyone.
6. Sept.Filles Women’s Invisible Panties
Made for women with a heavy flow or when you need a little extra protection, the Sept. Filles Invisible Panties are nearly leak proof and completely breathable. Although not made to replace your tampons or pads, the well-protected garments sport 3 layers in the front and back to prevent leaks. They also feature a hi-rise waist and a front pocket so you can always carry spare items personal items. In addition, these panties are available in a range of colors.
7. Peter Pan Hot Water Bottle
A little heat goes a long way when dealing with cramps and period pains. The Peter Pan hot water bottle provides a warm and relaxing approach to treating your discomfort. It also includes a soft and furry outer cover so your skin doesn’t need to contact any hot rubber. It boasts a high rubber content to keep it warmer for longer as well as a tough brass thread to ensure it never leaks.
8. Zyllion Shiatsu Pillow Massager With Heat
The Zyllion Shiatsu massager is a simple answer to a complex problem. Using 3-dimensional deep massaging nodes, the handy device will help you forget the stresses and strains of your period as it relaxes your overused and tightened muscles. It can be placed exactly where you need it to massage, including your neck and back. Plus, this handy tool can add a bit of relaxing heat to your massage, too. Furthermore, you will find the pillow has adjustable handles for attaching to your favorite chair. It can even be used in the car, as it also comes with a car power adapter.