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Food to eat to regulate the menstrual cycle?

Food to eat to regulate the menstrual cycle?

Healthy food: Foods that will help are fresh foods: fruits and vegetables, leafy greens, etc. My favorite treatment for regulating menses is acupuncture. It straightens out hormone balances in a couple months, and the good diet will keep that correction going. ...Read more

Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more


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Can you naturally help regulate your menstrual cycle? Like changes in diet, incorporate or avoid certain food?

Can you naturally help regulate your menstrual cycle? Like changes in diet, incorporate or avoid certain food?

Depends: It depends on what you mean by 'regulate'. A diet rich in iron can help to replenish the iron stores that are lost when you menstruate if your bleeding is heavy. If you are having specific problems with your cycle (missing periods or too frequent) there can be dietary changes that can help. Most significantly, if you are heavy, weight loss and being at healthy bmi can help regulate periods. ...Read more

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Has it really been shown that eating sour foods will cause the menstrual cycle to stop?

Has it really been shown that eating sour foods will cause the menstrual cycle to stop?

Hmm: I certainly have never heard that one. Avoid caffeine, alcohol, extra salt & junk carbohydrates. Increase complex carbohydrates – try to incorporate at least 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit into your diet daily. Try: omega- 3 fatty acids. Try to take in magnesium either through supplementation or through your diet with your doctor’s approval. ...Read more

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Any girls get bad food cravings on their menstrual cycle?

Any girls get bad food cravings on their menstrual cycle?

Cravings: It is not unusual to crave sweets or salty foods or really anything during the premenstrual time period. Very typical of a lot of women. ...Read more

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Do all girls get food cravings on your menstrual cycle?

Do all girls get food cravings on your menstrual cycle?

Many, not all: Many girls and women have cravings for certain foods (chocolate) or certain tastes such as salty or sweet. Some don't experience any cravings at all. ...Read more

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Regarding menstrual cycle n food poisoning.......

Regarding menstrual cycle n food poisoning.......

Question?: Any question here? With any infection, the body's normal functions may be affected. ...Read more

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What are some natural ways to correct and regulate the menstrual cycle?

What are some natural ways to correct and regulate the menstrual cycle?

I don't recommend: I'm skeptical any herbal product is a good choice. Some are harmless, many aren't. None are proven, tested, or regulated; the amounts and the ingredients can (and do) change often. Despite the popularity of so-called natural remedies, herbs, and supplements, you don't know what you are taking. If your period 'needs' regulating, finding the reason is easy and a better start than trial-and-error. ...Read more

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Is there anything else to consume to regulate your menstrual cycle other than birth conrtol pills?

Yes: There are other ways of dealing with menstrual irregularities besides the birth control pill. Other hormones can be used. Sometimes, if the pelvic exam is normal, a sonogram or hysteroscopy (looking inside the uterus) is indicated if you do not respond as predicted, to be sure that something is not present in the uterus causing the problem. ...Read more

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Nutrition (Definition)

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Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

Menstrual refers to monthly or lunar cycle-the approx length of the human ovulatory or egg making cycle ...Read more