Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Don’t make it worse – stop making these mistakes during your period

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The body is very sensitive during menstruation, and some habits we have are not actually considered healthy.

Don’t make it worse – stop making these mistakes during your period

Using tampons or menstrual pads which contain cotton or artificial silk.


A lot of tampons or menstrual pads are made out of artificial silk similar to polyester. These pads can contain traces of pesticides or toxic substances which can ruin your fertility and endocrine system.

Using these in the long term can compromise your overall health, and because of that there is better option. That is using organic pads.

Not regularly changing your tampons or pads


The longer you have the same pads the greater the chance for bacteria. This is one of the ways which creates a better environment for bacteria spreading. The typical example is staphylococcus aureus. This cause toxic shock. It’s necessary for you to change your pads every 4 to 8 hours.

Using scented products

Nobody wants to smell bad, but using products which contain artificial smells is not a good idea during your period. These products can In fact irritate the body and lead to bacterial infections. They are full of synthetic chemicals like paraben. It’s best if you can avoid menstrual pads or tampons with artificial scents during menstruation.

Not enough sleep


It’s hard for you to fall asleep when you have stomach aches. This is accompanied by anxiety and insomnia which are cause by the hormones. If you don’t get enough sleep, this will put too much pressure on the body and disrupt your hormone levels and mood. While you sleep, you give your body a chance to boost its immune system and recover.

Avoiding exercise

Exercising is a great way for you to relieve stress and eliminate toxins. This improves your condition and improves your sleep. Even during your period, it’s recommended to exercise at least 30 minutes a day. Simple activities like walking or cycling help reduce the intensity and pain.

Drinking coffee

Not getting enough sleep, fatigue and headaches are a great reason for you to pour yourself a nice cup of coffee or tea. But the caffeine can lead to dehydration and worsen the symptoms. If you reduce your caffeine intake will relieve your from tension, insomnia and pain.

If you feel chest pains a couple of days before your period, try to avoid caffeine as much as you can.

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