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5 Ways to Improve That Time of the Month

5 Ways to Improve That Time of the Month

That time of the month can be unpredictable, but it doesn’t have to be something you dread! While period and PMS symptoms can be debilitating, they don’t need to be. Believe it or not, there are things you can do that make you happier and more energized during menstruation.

Menstruation no longer needs to be a dirty word—if you follow the tips below, you can annihilate irritability, combat cramps and fatigue, and keep your happiness in check!

Work it Out

One of the best ways to get some immediate period relief is to exercise! Working out boosts circulation, reduces bloating and relieves cramps while injecting endorphins during this super hormonal time. Keep it light—studies show that intense exercise can be harder on the muscles during menstruation. Aim for moderate activity like walking, taking a relaxing bike ride, swimming, Pilates, yoga and stretching.


Strive to drink extra water and green tea during your period. While it may seem counterintuitive to drink water when you feel bloated, proper hydration actually reduces water retention. It also helps satiate cravings, makes you feel more energized and improves focus.

Replenish Moisture Down There

There are so many factors that cause feminine dryness, from stress, hormones and menopause to using tampons and sanitary napkins. Use natural products like Luvena Daily Therapeutic Wash and Luvena Moisturizer & Lubricant to restore moisture. Luvena Hydrating Vaginal Rinse offers an excellent way to freshen up after menses is over.

Warm Up

A heating pad or patch can be ultra-soothing when cramps are in full effect. It will relax your muscles and make you feel nice and cozy.

Eat a Healthy Diet

It’s a good idea to consume lots of fresh, antioxidant-rich produce when period symptoms strike. Antioxidants will help reduce inflammation and the water in produce boosts hydration. You may also want to slow down your caffeine intake, as it can increase water retention. 

Adopt these healthy lifestyle habits to improve this time of the month and boost your overall health. Click here for information on Luvena’s safe, effective feminine health products that safely replenish moisture.