If you’re a man and you’re reading this – congratulations on not being miserable for one week out of the month! The only positive thing about being on your period is that sigh of relief that you’re not pregnant and the occasional sympathy treatment from your significant other. Other than that, most girls would agree that Mother Nature is cold-hearted b!t$%. Fortunately for the ladies, we’ve surveyed a few hundred women and they shared the best remedies to make their period suck just a little bit less.
What Foods Should You Avoid?
You know those foods you crave the most while you are on your period? Sugar, salt, alcohol, and coffee. Unfortunately those are the foods you need to avoid. Keeping salt intake under control can help you avoid bloating and the puffy. Restricting your consumption of foods and beverages that contain caffeine can help relieve menstrual symptoms. Eating foods high in sugar adds to your blood sugar fluctuations, resulting in mood swings and tension.