Do you dread your monthly period?
Most women of reproductive age say they experience some emotional or physical symptoms around the time of their period. These can include feelings of irritability or bursting into tears with minor triggers. Some women report they feel more tired around this time or they crave carbohydrate rich foods like pasta or bread. Physical symptoms often manifest during the first day of menstruation with abdominal cramps, headaches and nausea being common. Often by the second day of the