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Using a heated patch or wrap on your abdomen can help relax the muscles of your uterus. It’s these muscles that cause period cramps. Heat can also boost circulation in your abdomen, which can reduce pain.

 

According to a 2004 studyTrusted Source, wearing a heat wrap for cramps is actually more effective than taking an over-the-counter (OTC) pain reliever, like acetaminophen.

 

Besides being effective at easing pain and cramps, the research also showed that participants who used a heat wrap had less fatigue and mood swings.

 

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