How to Make Periods Less Annoying

Periods can be hard, but there are ways to make them a lot easier to cope with. Some younger or not as developed girls may not understand how painful they actually are.

Steps

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    Go on the pill. Going on the pill may stop your period for a certain amount of time or may make your flow lighter. The pill also stops you having long periods.
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    Stay hydrated. Drinking lots of water helps you with your periods by clearing out your system. It also makes you feel better in general. It also makes your monthly cycle go around better, instead of having irregular periods.
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    Have lots of exercise. Having exercise helps strengthen the pelvic muscles and makes lighter periods. It also stops fat forming around the ovaries.
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    Your diet is most important. Avoid:
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    • Bread, pasta, chips, biscuits, cake, pastry.
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    Eat mostly:
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    • Fruit, vegetables, beans, legumes, olive oil and whole grains
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    • Milk, dairy, eggs and meat
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    • bananas, sweet potatoes, lentils, yogurt, fish and raisins
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    • Steamed high potassium foods
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    Eat foods enriched with:
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    • Fatty acids
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    • Calcium
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    • Magnesium
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    • Zinc
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    • Vitamin B
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    • Vitamin C & E

Tips

  • Wipe yourself properly
  • Always carry tampons or pads
  • Cry when you feel like it
  • Exercise
  • Check on yourself
  • If you lose your temper with someone, apologise and tell them your situation
  • If tired lay down
  • Try to forget about it
  • Don' eat to much
  • Go out with friends
  • Sit straight

Warnings

  • You may sweat and start to smell due to hormones so always carry deodorant

Things You'll Need

  • tampons or pads
  • pain reliever
  • body spray or deodorant

Article Info

Categories: Women’s Health