Menstrual Flow is the monthly discharge of blood and tissues that had formed a bed on the uterine wall for implantation of fertilized egg. While there is no fertilization, the bed breaks and through uterine contraction and relaxation blood and tissues flow out of the body and hence preparing for the next cycle. During the menstrual flow it is always advised to keep special care. So let’s start with few tips that can prove to be help during “THOSE” days.
- Eat Healthy: Keep your diet healthy in order to provide all the nutrition’s to the body despite of high blood loss.
- Avoid Junks and processed foods: Stay away from salty wafers and junk foods during those days.
- Take bath everyday: Take a hot or warm shower to get relief from menstrual cramps.
- Choose your Sanitary Solutions properly: Keep changing the sanitary napkins, tampons, menstrual cups at regular interval of time in order to stay away from bacterial infections.
- Ways to Discard Sanitary solutions: Never flush the sanitary methods in toilet, rather rap the sanitary pads and tampons in a piece of paper and through in dustbin.
- Avoid use of vaginal wash: Wash your private parts with clean water instead of vaginal wash as the vagina has a self cleansing mechanism to wash away all bacteria, so avoid use of wash that can kill the natural protective flora.
- When to swim: You can swim with tampons or menstrual cups on instead of normal sanitary pads.
- Don’t be moody: Being moody and latter giving excuses won’t work. Instead go for a walk or find something engaging to divert your attention.
- Maintain proper hygiene: Keep changing your pads, menstrual cups and tampons after every 3-4 hours.
- Avoid use of light dresses: During heavy flow there may be chances of staining your cloths, which can be seen in light cloths.
- Avoid appointments with dentist or any waxing schedule: During this period the estrogen level is comparatively lower which may lead to more pain.
- Don’t remove your sanitary methods at night: Keep your pads, tampons or menstrual cups on at night as it may stain the bedsheets, mattresses, dresses.