How to Reduce PMS

February 22, 2022

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How to have a Peaceful Period

PMS is something many people experience and there are practices you can add into your lifestyle to help you reduce period pain. Typically it takes around 90 days to resolve symptoms if the habits you need to switch up have been going on for years.

 

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Lifestyle Practices

  • Self-care throughout your cycle according to the practices
  • Take a walk 3x a week for 60 minutes to help reduce PMS
  • Get outside or try a light box at home
  • Get your thyroid checked to rule that out
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Food

  • Enjoy omega 3-rich fish 3x weekly or other omega 3-rich foods for vegetarians- walnuts, berries, winter squash
  • Flax seeds
  • Iron-rich foods- red meat, lentils, leafy greens, raisins
  • Complex carbs- whole grains, fiber riched foods, oatmeal, parsnips, bananas
  • Enjoy dark chocolate
  • Avoid- sugar, fast carbs, dairy, excess salt, and alcohol
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Mind-Body

  • Yoga & meditation can prevent and reduce stress & severe PMS
  • Practice stress reducing practices
  • Ayurveda suggests Castor oil packs to reduce period pains
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Nutrients

  • Calcium can reduce PMS headaches, pain, moodiness and food cravings by 50%
  • Vitamin B6- alone or combined with calcium
  • Zinc, magnesium & Vitamin D3- can help prevent physical & emotional PMS symptoms.
  • Turmeric- sprinkle turmeric onto your meals to help reduce anti-inflammatory
  • Raspberry leaf & oatstraw tea
  • Saffron- in one study 76% of subjects experienced more than a 50% reduction in PMS symptoms
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I'm Andrea - your Seasonal living guide

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I'm a mom and wife who specializes in seasonal living and women's hormones.  I help you heal your period pain, and prepare for perimenopause & find your balance during the menopausal years for the past 15 years. 

I host a weekly podcast, Peaceful Power Podcast and wrote a cyclical living book in 2021- Divine Body Wisdom and am currently writing a second book coming out in the Spring 2023!  

My other interests are playing tennis, watching Golden Girls, and enjoying my morning oatstraw & raspberry leaf infusion! 

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