How can you manage the pain?
“Honestly, there is no one way to practice self-care before and during your period – you’ve got to figure out what’s best for YOU! That being said, here are a few tips to get past period discomfort, sourced from our Community and our August Medical Board: creating a peaceful environment, keeping your body warm, staying hydrated, eating well, and light body movement,” says Moon. If you live with roommates or a partner, don’t be afraid to push for a quiet, calm home (and a thermostat that’s on) around your period so you can be cozy. It’s no time to be passive to make others comfortable.