For most women, the only down-side to getting an IUD is the pain of having it fitted in the first place. Exactly how much pain you experience and for how long is very individual and hard to predict. But I know that my period pain is lessened just knowing I have options available to help. So here are some options!
I am a member of quite a few groups on Facebook which aim to help people find remedies for their illnesses; Herbal Medicine, Herbal and Alternitive Medicine (spelling intended), Advanced Herbal Science and herbHealtH to name a few. I love Facebook groups because they are a place I know I can talk about a particular subject with people who are interested in that particular thing, and we never come off that topic.