7 Ways to Fight Fatigue Before Your Period

7 Ways to Fight Fatigue Before Your Period:

1) Get Enough Sleep – You need at least 8 hours sleep every night.

If you don’t get enough sleep, your body will start feeling fatigued and you won’t have the strength to go through your workday. There are many ways to make sure you get enough sleep like using alarm clock, sleeping with lights off etc.

2) Eat Healthy Foods – Eating healthy foods helps you stay fit and keeps your blood sugar levels stable.

A good way to keep yourself from getting sick is eating fresh fruits and vegetables which contain vitamins C, B6, Folate, Iron, Magnesium and Zinc. Avoiding processed food like chips, cakes and pastries as they often have high fat content. Also avoid drinking alcohol as it increases the risk of heart disease.

3) Exercise – Regular exercise helps you stay fit and keeps your blood sugar levels steady.

Exercising regularly helps you lose weight and build muscle mass. Try doing some simple exercises such as walking, jogging, swimming, cycling etc. Do not overdo it though as too much exercise may lead to injuries and burn out your muscles.

4) Drink Water – Drinking water throughout the day helps you stay hydrated and maintain proper balance of fluids in your body.

Water should ideally be taken lukewarm as drinks either cold or hot may harm your internal organs. Try to drink at least 8 glasses of water a day.

5) Breathe – One of the most effective ways to deal with fatigue is proper breathing.

During the day, most of us tend to take quick, short breaths which do not allow the lungs to oxygenate the blood properly. Try taking long, deep breaths for about 5 minutes. This will increase your energy levels throughout the day as your body gets sufficient oxygen.

6) Meditate – Often we do not realize but our minds are constantly chattering a mile a minute.

By meditating, you can focus your mind on one particular thing and relax your stressed out nerves. You can try listening to some calming music or just sitting in silence to calm your mind.

7) Go out in the Sunlight – A lot of people tend to stay confined in their offices or houses and do not get enough sunlight.

Sunlight is essential to human life as Vitamin D, which helps you build stronger bones and teeth, can only be obtained through the Sun’s rays. Try taking some time off from work and go out in the sun for sometime.

These are 7 ways to fight fatigue before your period. If you have any comments or suggestions do let us know in the comments section below.

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