Here's a list of natural ways to ease PMS
EASE PMS TIP #1 - Regular exercise
Engaging in regular physical activity, such as walking, jogging or yoga, can help alleviate PMS symptoms by releasing endorphins and reducing stress.
EASE PMS TIP #2 - Balanced diet
Consuming a balanced diet that includes whole grains, fruits, vegetables, lean proteins and healthy fats can help regulate hormone levels and minimise PMS symptoms.
EASE PMS TIP #3 - Reduce salt intake
Reducing the salt intake can help decrease water retention and bloating commonly associated with PMS.
EASE PMS TIP #4 - Herbal teas
Certain herbal teas, such as chamomile, ginger and peppermint, can have calming effects on the body, reducing anxiety and irritability during PMS. (For a lovely ginger tea recipe, refer to last month's newsletter).
EASE PMS TIP #5 - Magnesium supplements
Taking magnesium supplements may help relieve PMS symptoms such as mood swings, bloating and breast tenderness.
EASE PMS TIP #6 - Adequate sleep
Prioritise getting enough sleep as it plays a crucial role in regulating hormone levels and maintaining overall well-being.
EASE PMS TIP #7 - Limit caffeine and alcohol
Reducing caffeine and alcohol consumption can help alleviate symptoms like irritability, anxiety and restless sleep.
EASE PMS TIP #8 - Heat therapy
Applying a heat pad or taking warm baths can help relax muscles, reduce pain and relieve menstrual cramps associated with PMS.