Foods to Avoid During Your Period
The Worst Foods and Drinks to Consume During Your Period
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Grabbing a second or third cup of coffee may sound like a great idea — especially since many women experience fatigue around their period — but it could do more harm than good. On top of contributing to any bloating, caffeine will only disrupt your sleep cycle and make you more tired the next day.
According to Dr. Kate White, MD, MPH, and an assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, getting enough sleep is even more crucial during this time of the month. It can help improve mental clarity and mood and help offset any lethargy you may be experiencing.