In the days (and sometimes weeks) before getting our period, some of us really struggle with PMS, or premenstrual syndrome. This can make us feel bloated, achy, tired and, well… cry at the drop of a hat.
Symptoms differ from woman to woman and some of us struggle more than others. If you do find yourself feeling a bit rubbish every month before your period, we have some nutrition and lifestyle tips to help ease the pain.
Reduce your salt intake
The hormone changes that take place around this time lead to water retention in the body. This often means a lot of uncomfortable bloating. Salt can make this worse, so try to keep an eye on your salt intake and reduce it where possible.
To counteract the...