Healthy periods

Lifestyle changes can help reduce some of your period symptoms.

Even though periods are a normal and natural part of a woman’s life, many women find that their periods are an intrusion or an interruption to their day-to-day life.

It might be that your periods just make you feel a bit run down, or tired. You may have belly aches and pains, nothing too serious but enough to want to spend the day on the couch with a hot water bottle. Serious pain and heavy bleeding should be investigated by a doctor, but low level discomfort can be avoided by making a number of lifestyle changes. A healthy diet, avoiding salt in your cooking and food, reducing caffeine intake, restoring your sleep cycle, regular daily exercise and reducing stress may help improve your quality of life and significantly reduce the severity of PMS symptoms, including reducing moodiness and painful periods. 


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