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