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5 Food Habits To Reduce Your Monthly PMS Symptoms

Are you suffering from the monthly pains and discomfort that usually comes before your menstruation? Check out these tips to relieve you from PMS in a natural way.

PMS or Premenstrual syndrome is common to 85% of women. The horrors of it can occur as early as 2 weeks before your menstruation. Because of that, various treatments are available for you to reduce the pain. Some would recommend taking antidepressants, birth control pills, and pain relievers.  However, do you know that you can reduce your monthly bloating, cramping, mood swing, headache, and tender breasts in a natural way? You just have to eat. Yes, it’s as simple as eating. Learn how to reduce your monthly PMS with the following.

1.) Iron

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Increasing your Iron intake a week before your predicted cycle is ideal to reduce your menstrual cramps and other PMS symptoms. Iron is one of the major nutrient, that helps with reducing menstrual cramps- therefore, many gynecologist suggest taking in Iron capsules as well.

What it deals with?

  1. Reduces heavy bleeding.
  2. Reduces bloating problems.
  3. Reduces breast tenderness.
  4. Reduces anxiety & depression.


Source for Iron: Seafood, Dates and Beans.

2.) Magnesium

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Magnesium helps with reducing various PMS symptoms, hence it is recommended to women that face these symptoms- especially mood swings!


What it deals with?

  1. Reduces nausea
  2. Reduces irritability & depression
  3. Reduces constipation


Source for Magnesium: Soya beans, pumpkin seeds and dark chocolates.

3.) Vitamin E

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You go through various hormonal changes during your menstrual cycle, and Vitamin E helps stabilize these sudden and drastic changes.

What it deals with?

  1. Regulates Hormone Level
  2. Reduces breast tenderness
  3. Reduced

Source for Vitamin E: Olive oil, almonds and butternut squash.

4) Vitamin C

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This should be taken alongside your Iron supplements or excess Iron food- as it helps reduce the constipation Iron causes. It also has a holistic approach in reducing your PMS symptoms.

What it deals with?

  1. Reduces heavy bleeding
  2. Reduces bloating problems
  3. Regulates hormones
  4. Reduces breast tenderness

Source for Vitamin C: Broccoli, Oranges and Strawberries.

5.) Calcium

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For women with extreme menstrual cramps, adding this nutrient to your daily diet really helps with reducing menstrual cramps.

What it deals with?

  1. Helps reduce menstrual cramps

Source for Calcium: Milk, Sardines and Yoghurt.

Now, nothing can stop you from doing what you love, even your PMS. Follow these as they are beneficial not only to cut back your monthly PMS, but improve your health as well.




PSLove company is a healthcare start-up born and bred in Singapore, who works towards producing natural heat therapy patch to help women with their everyday aches and pains. Their products include Menstruheat (for menstrual cramp relief), BackHeat (for back pain relief), and NeckHeat (for neck/shoulder pain relief). Whether it is through their products, services, blog, or even mobile app, they have one goal in mind - That ladies should be able to manage their cycle well and be ready to deal with their period at all times!

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