7 Period Hacks That Will Keep You Healthy
Periods can be tough on women. We feel cranky and moody. We all want to avoid the aches and pains we feel whenever we have our periods.
We often tend to overeat, sleep and slack off on our work while having our painful periods. So we've come up with several period hacks that will make your period much more tolerable.
We are going to share a list of period hacks that will ease your pain and will keep you healthy:
7. Use Hot bag or Hot Sock
We all know the 'hot compress trick' whenever we feel stomach cramps. But this is a handmade remedy, you won't need to boil a glass of water. Just Fill your old socks with rice and microwaved it for a few minutes. Apply this warm compress to your lower belly to ease the cramps.
6. Track your Period Cycle
Confused why you suddenly felt like throwing a desk chair into the wall? Don't be ruled by your period mood. Track your own Period Cycle. This will help you sort out if you really feel angry or just 'period moody'.
5. Keep spare panties in a desk drawer or in a pouch
Leaking Period blood onto your underwear is inevitable. You know it's going to happen, so it is important to prepare and keep few pairs of good panties in your pouch.
4. Resist Caffeine
Drinking coffee isn't going to help you out in the long run. Did you know that Caffeine is known to make your PMS symptoms even worse? Try sipping a half cup or switching to green tea when you are on your period.
3. Consume more Calcium
Consume at least 1200mg of calcium a day to cut your menstrual symptoms. Take some all natural supplements when you start PMSing to ease moodiness and cramping.
2. Go for a light jog or take a good walk
It's hard to move around when your uterus feels like it's trying to claw its way out of your body. But when you exercise, your body releases endorphins, a hormone that makes you feel good. These hormones can counteract the bad hormone that gives cramps.
1. Sleep More
It's been proven that it's normal for our sleep cycle to get a little messed up before and during our periods. Lack of sleep makes women cranky and less likely to make healthy choices while they're menstruating.