During that time, Period
- You crave chocolate – it contains magnesium which you need more of during that time.
- You’re so hungry! – you need 100 to 300 more calories during that time.
- You feel as if your asthma, irritable bowel syndrome, diabetes, depression or arthritis gets worse at certain times of the month you are right. It’s because of the hormonal fluctuations during that time.
Want to know more? Read the article, everything you want to know about your period – period! By Stacey Colino in the September 2010 issue of Woman’s Day magazine.
There is a lot of great information and advice in this article, one of the best I have ever read. I highly recommend it to all women and especially to parents with young girls entering this stage of life.