Posts tagged "menstrual cramps"

Menstrual Cramps Not Only Cramp Your Style, But Maybe Your Brain, Too

Severely painful menstrual cramps may alter your brain's grey matter, according to researchers at the Institute of Brain Science at National Yang-Ming University in Taipei, Taiwan. Business Week reports that IBS' brain scans suggest "repeated bouts of excruciating aches make the brain unusually sensitive to pain — in effect, making the experience of pain worse."…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 12, 2010

Tyra Teaches The Top Models How To Work A Stabbing Pain In Your Uterus

The best episodes of America's Next Top Model are the ones in which Tyra takes time out of her busy schedule and teaches the contestants about posing. On Wednesday's episode she gave them a very useful tip -- when you can't think of a pose, pretend you're in pain. In the clip above, Tyra show…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 28, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Playing Dead, Pain Control, Puppies, And Pills

Male spiders who play dead double their chances of getting lucky, according to a study in Behavioral Ecology. The spiders studied all tried attracting partners by offering food held in their mouths, but the ones who laid flat and motionless were in a better position for sex, literally. This is the first time researchers have…

By: Catherine Strawn / February 27, 2008