Healthy Living 5 Important foods that will help you reduce menstrual cramps

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Nonetheless, there are some food you could actually eat during these distressful times that will help you out

Black lady experiencing menstrual cramps play Black lady experiencing menstrual cramps (xoNecole)

No lying that every woman dreads the day their menstrual period kicks in. Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) defined by fluctuating moods and excruciating pains drives women to limits they wished they could reverse using the magic wand.

Nonetheless, there are some food you could actually eat during these distressful times that will help you out.

1. Bananas

Bananas are rich in potassium and any nutritionist will tell you to take it after exercise in order to avoid muscle cramps.

When you are experiencing menstrual cramps, bananas will most definitely help you ease the pain and reduce bloating.


2. Pineapple

You can take pineapples while raw or in juice form.

The fruit contains bromelain, an enzyme that is thought to help relax muscles and thus help with menstrual cramps.

3. Ginger

Ginger is known for its countless health benefits and the Chinese women have been using it for ages now to cure menstrual cramps.

It is effective due to its ability of relieving inflammation and pain.

4. Kale and Spinach

Veggies may not be your cup of tea but this is certainly not as important as easing the pain of your cramps.

Kales and spinach are rich in calcium which according to experts alleviate pain associated with menstruation.

5. Water

Lastly, hydrate, hydrate, hydrate! There is no more stressing to how much water is important when you are dealing with cramps.

Keeping your body well hydrated allows it not retains liquids hence keeps you comfortable.


Apart from these foods, doing some exercises also helps a lot in reducing the magnitude of menstrual cramps.

So there you go mark the next date on your calendar and arm yourself with these essential foods to beat the monthly cramps.

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