Menstrual cramps are uncomfortable but, in general, a harmless side effect of menstruation. Some people suffer from bad stomach and back pain, headaches and diarrhea while some don’t even notice their period, except the bleeding. If you are not one of those lucky women for whom menses don’t constitute more than emptying the cup, you can ease menstrual pain either through medication or other ways. Usually, the pain can be relieved by painkillers, exercise and, for example, a hot water bottle on the stomach. However, many people don’t remember to pay enough attention to their diet when the bloodiest days of the month...

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How to Ease Menstrual Cramps with Nutrition?
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You don’t need a reason to drink matcha because (if you get the good stuff) it’s delicious. But if you’re on your period and wondering how you can combat the fatigue, cramps, general body aches, and overall feeling of “why me?”, matcha is the way to go. It has some major health benefits...which is why every wellness warrior you know wants matcha on tap in their kitchen. Here are 5 reasons that you (and everyone else with a uterus) should be drinking matcha on your period. 1. It eases period cramps When you’re on your period, prolactin causes your uterus...

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5 Reasons to Drink Matcha on Your Period (+ a recipe)
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PMS symptoms, in other words, premenstrual symptoms bother, as the name indicates, just before menstruation, in the menstrual final stage. However, symptoms may occur even after ovulation, and they can be both psychological, and physical. Up to 80% of women have some degree of symptoms, such as depression, irritability, bloating, and different kinds of pain. The cause of PMS symptoms is not exactly known. The symptoms are usually at their worst with 35-45 years old women. PMS symptoms are normal, and only 5-10% suffer from premenstrual syndromes which affect everyday life and consequently demand medication. The symptoms may also effectively...

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How to Ease PMS with Nutrition?
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“I feel great!”, said literally no one who was bleeding out of their vagina, ever in the history of periods. Despite what most traditional period product commercials would have you believe, we don’t bleed blue liquid and play tennis in white skirts when we’re on our periods. But you know that. Periods bring some really unpleasant side effects along with them. Some are worse than others (looking at you, cramps!) but, in general, they aren’t feelings that we’d wish on anyone - even that one ex who ghosted us and then posted on Instagram. Because, real talk, premenstrual symptoms can...

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Foods to Help Ease PMS
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