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Eat to Beat PMS
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Good to know.
Great Tips! Very informative! Thanks!
Great info! Thanks for sharing this one!
Thank you. I hope these tips will help.
I've been learning how to deal with my PMS. It's pretty terrible.
My belly aches HORRIBLY. I get very bloated. I become very clumsy. Very tense. Too much activity around me, 'gets on my last nerve'.
(Just told my husband last month, that I was going to pass on a conversation that day because my PMS wasn't going to let it go over too well. lol I'm glad I recognized that.)
Once my period begins, all these go away and I finally feel like myself. But generally speaking, I only have ONE good week out of the entire month, since each week comes with it's own symptoms.
I do make sure I take iron for a few days around my heavy bleeding day.
Thanks for sharing...
"Schedule stressful events for the week after your period." -- Um, this is ridiculous. How are we supposed to "schedule" break-ups, firings, sickness, death, etc. *eye roll*
I have to laugh because most of the foods this article suggests we avoid during PMS are exactly what I crave and the cravings can be fierce! But, I'm trying to avoid them since I am trying to lose weight!
One of my secrets to dealing with PMS is to make sure I keep my iron intake at the proper levels. I have been talked to by my work about my "crankiness" so I had to do something. I don't want to take meds so I decided to do 2 things. I have an app that monitors my cycle so I know when heck week is coming and I added frosted mini-wheats to my diet. 1 serving gives 90% of your daily iron. Well, heck week turned into not so bad week. But I have only tried this for 1 month. BTW- I am so glad there is an article on spark about this, I hate going on the scale during the week and seeing the #'s go up by 3-5 pounds. It is frustrating along with the "I don't care" attitude that comes with it.
I thank God that I no longer have to deal with PMS ! But stay tuned hot flashes are another sign that God has a strange sense of humor. Ugh! It sounds like you ladies have a better handle on things due to being better informed. Good luck to you all.
Anyone know what do do about sleep trouble during Pms? For most of the third week I am a wreck b.c. Of it.
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