Stay hydrated or be ready to face these 4 things during your periods

Published on:13 August 2021, 10:00am IST

Staying dehydrated isn’t a great idea, because if you drink 7 to 8 glasses of water then your PMS symptoms will keep calm. But if you don’t, then only god can help you.

bloating and cramps 1/4

Not drinking enough water during periods can blow you up like a balloon. That’s because the evil twin - estrogen and progesterone retain water in our bodies, which can further aggravate your cramps. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

headache during periods 2/4

Staying dehydrated during periods can drop the oxygen supply to the brain, which can eventually lead to thumping pain in your head. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

uring pain 3/4

You are already bleeding plus it’s painful down there. So, not drinking water will make things even worse. That’s because your kidneys are holding on to the little water there is to supply it to your body. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

fatigue 4/4

Dehydration lowers blood pressure, thereby reducing energy levels. If you’re not drinking enough water, your fluid balance can change, which could make you feel weak. Image courtesy: Shutterstock