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Power to the rescue of women

In recent years, the link between diet and health has been scientifically proven that this explosion of food, medicines, also called "nutraceuticals".

Nutraceuticals are eggs enriched with omega-3 or dairy products with more calcium, fruit juices contain more vitamins, etc.. More studies have focused specifically on the links between diet, fertility and menstrual cycle. A diet tailored to each woman contributes to reduce disturbance and disruption of menstrual cycles and fertility. Must still know his first cycle and be able to identify the different manifestations of fertility and disruption. To do this, use the sympto-thermal method is one of the most effective natural methods. By taking basal body temperature daily and record the characteristics of the cervical mucus and cervix, users are able to determine the periods of fertility and infertility. Women have a global vision of their life, learn more about their bodies and can adapt their diet accordingly.

Menstrual pain or dysmenorrhea
Women who have more pain more prostaglandin or are more sensitive to the effect than normal. This hormone effect, resulting in excessive contractions of the uterus, causing cramps. It also causes inflammation that causes bloating and pain. Some women have nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or headache during this period. Those most at risk are girls and young women who have not yet had children, women who have copious menses or very long, obese women, women who have tubal ligated and those who are exposed to stress, tobacco and alcohol.

To prevent these pains 
Drink plenty of water. Vasopressin, antidiuretic hormone, stimulates smooth muscle contractions of the uterus. To reduce these contractions, you should drink at least eight glasses of water a day a few days before menstruation.

Eat more fatty fish (mackerel, salmon, herring, sardines), oil and flax seed, as well as oil and hemp seeds, which are important sources of omega-3 fatty acids, used to blocking the production of pro-inflammatory prostaglandins.

Eat less margarine and vegetable fats (trans fats monitor), red meat, refined sugars that produce pro-inflammatory prostaglandins.

Taking dietary supplements. Vitamin B12 enhances the effects of fatty acids, vitamin E, antioxidant, prevents the destruction of fatty acids, magnesium and calcium are muscle relaxants that help reduce cramping, vitamin D helps calcium absorption; Multivitamins and minerals are essential for the production of omega-3.
Sleep well and relax. The need for sleep varies in duration from one person to another. Lack of sleep increases the stress that can cause pain in addition to other symptoms. It is therefore important to rest and relax.

Practice and regular moderate exercise. Exercise reduces anxiety and improves resistance to stress. It leads the body to produce endorphins, hormones that provide wellness and relieve pain. Active people are better prepared to cope with the stresses or emergencies when they arise or accumulate.
Limit energy drinks and those containing caffeine, they prevent to relax.

Menses too long or too heavy
Several causes can explain menstruation too long or too heavy: endometriosis, period after stopping oral contraceptives, lack of progesterone, decreased thyroid function, overweight, polycystic ovary syndrome, fibroids (tumors of the muscular part of the uterus) or other conditions that contribute to the problem. This is why it is important to consult a doctor to ensure good health and once it has been confirmed, why not try a nutritional modification?

If you lose too much blood or conversely if you have bright red with losses of mucus is a sign that your healing mechanism of the uterus is not working as well as it should.

To enhance healing
Eating foods containing iron such as meat, beans, blackstrap molasses, eggs, green vegetables. The intake of vitamin C at the same meal increases the absorption of iron.

Drink milk, rich in vitamin A which accelerates cell renewal, vitamin D affects healing mechanisms, vitamin E, which by its antioxidant and vitamin K which induces the production of proteins healing.

Take supplements: vitamin A (eggs, oranges, carrots, sweet potatoes, apricots), vitamin B (cereals, legumes, eggs, pork, liver, green vegetables, cheese), vitamin C (guava, blackcurrant, parsley, pepper, tarragon, cabbage, lemon, etc..), Vitamin K (liver, broccoli, artichokes, celery, bananas, oatmeal, most legumes), vitamin E (sunflower, corn and grape seed, hazelnuts and almonds, wheat germ and fatty fish), vitamin D (fish oil, fatty fish), essential fatty acids, iron and zinc.

If bleeding very unexpected surprises you, take chlorophyll tablets. Rich in vitamin K, they act quickly to reduce bleeding.

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