THAT TIME OF THE MONTH

Woman’s Day (NZ) - - Wellness -

Cramps? Mood swings? Fa­tigue? Pre­men­strual ten­sion is caused by fluc­tu­a­tions in oe­stro­gen and pro­ges­terone, but there are things we can do to kick some of the symp­toms into touch. Re­duc­ing food that doesn’t nour­ish you, such as sugar and caf­feine, in the lead-up to your pe­riod can make a huge dif­fer­ence as it will keep blood-sugar lev­els steady, in turn bal­anc­ing those hor­mones.

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