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How can you reduce period symptoms?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Some tips

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. Non –steroidal anti-inflammatory medications can help with pain control.

In brief: Some tips

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. Non –steroidal anti-inflammatory medications can help with pain control.
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