Lifestyle changes, natural remedies to ensure trouble-free periods

Lifestyle factors can play a crucial role in alleviating period discomfort. Here are tips and tricks to help cope with

Published on May 27, 2023 02:52 PM IST 11 Photos

If you are someone who suffers from cramps, nausea, bloating, mood swings and irritability during your monthly cycle you must make modifications in your lifestyle to ensure trouble-free periods.(Pexels)

Eat healthy: A healthy diet can help you cope with the struggles related to menstruation. Eat whole grains, salads, fruits and vegetables to nourish your body. Bananas, oranges, watermelon, broccoli, chamomile tea are all period-friendly foods you must add to your diet. (Shutterstock)

Avoid salt and coffee: It is recommended to avoiding adding too much salt to your food when you are expecting visit from Aunt Flo. Reducing caffeine intake can also help as too much tea and coffee during your periods can slow the flow of blood. It can also cause bloating and inflammation. (Unsplash)


Sleep well: Giving your body some extra rest during your monthly cycle is a good idea as a well-rested body can help one cope with pain better. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Daily exercise: Research shows that regular exercise can help reduce severity of PMS symptoms which includes mood swings, pain and cramps and bloating. (Unsplash)