When you're on your period, there are a few things you should avoid since they can make you feel even worse.
When you're on your period, it's like being on a rollercoaster. You have to deal with a lot of bloating, cramping, and mood fluctuations when you're on your period. These are all inconvenient, but let's face it: periods are an unavoidable part of life. Based on their presence, they appear to be in good health!
The following are five things you should avoid doing during your period.
1. Consuming excessive amounts of salt.
When you're menstruation, salty foods are bad for you since they can make your cramps worse. It can also produce a lot of bloating, which exacerbates the situation.
2. Constant coffee consumption
Caffeine may make you feel worse while also contributing to the development of [email protected] soreness. You may have a caffeine addiction, but you should reduce your coffee consumption.
3. Making use of a douche
Douching to clean up there might be really dangerous. By interfering with the vaginal natural barriers against bacteria, it can lead to a variety of health issues, including infections and an increased risk of STDs.
4. Consistently using the same tampon or pad throughout the day
Wearing the same sanitary pad or tampon for more than 4 to 6 hours will encourage the growth of bacteria and contribute to the generation of unpleasant odors. Furthermore, doing so can result in skin rashes and TSS (Toxic Shock Syndrome).
5. Shaving vs. waxing
Don't shave your hair when you're on your period. The area is fragile, and the strain of the wax strips could aggravate it, exacerbating the pain. Shaving can be a messy business depending on the stage of your menstrual cycle. You're more prone to catch an infection if you receive a cut while shaving. To avoid pain and discomfort, schedule it a week following your period.
6. Tobacco Use
While we're all aware that smoking is bad for our health, women who smoke during their periods are more likely to have severe pain. As a result, it is recommended to kick the buttocks.
7. Sleeping without a pad
It may look that sleeping without a pad is more pleasant, but this is not the case! If rashes or pain are a problem, try switching brands or switching to a menstrual cup, but never go to bed without a sanitary device to control the flow.
8. Eating junk food and skipping meals
Skipping meals during your period is not a smart idea because it depletes your energy and makes you feel awful. This does not, however, imply that junk food should be substituted for regular meals. Junk food has a lot of sodium and sugar, which promotes bloating and pain.
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