A 36-year-old female asked:
why do i feel so weak right before i get my period each month?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Christina Adberg answered
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
PMS: The hormonal shifts that occur before the period can cause many symptoms. Things you can do to improve them include: exercising regularly, increasing b vitamins, eating a healthy diet with fewer processed foods and less sugar. If you avoid alcohol and caffeine, you may also feel better. Plan ahead, and make sure you're getting enough sleep during that time. Your doc can also check for anemia.
Answered on Feb 10, 2014
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