Updated: Jan 14, 2020
About 75% of women experience painful cramping, bloating, headaches, difficulty sleeping, mood swings and other symptoms of PMS. They can be debilitating and affect many aspects of our lives. Let’s be honest, period cramps are terrible. It’s something many of us can all relate to but that doesn’t mean you should just deal with it month after month. PMS symptoms are driven by hormone imbalances.
Diets rich is sugar, refined carbohydrates, non-organic meat, dairy and caffeine promote hormone imbalances. On the flip side, a diet rich in vegetables, adequate fiber and healthy fats can help regulate hormones.
Daily exercise has a lot to do with healthy hormone levels. Daily movement is necessary to keep your hormones in balance.
Stress, environmental pollutants, and hormone-disrupting chemicals in our environment also create these negative hormone changes. There’s so much you can do in your daily routine. Start with one thing, focus on changing that one habit. When you master that habit, choose another. Even if it takes two weeks or longer. Trust me, small changes over time make a huge impact on our bodies. We all just need a little patience and I promise you’ll see a difference.