As an experienced professional in her industry, pharmacist and women’s health advisor Marla Ahlgrimm has learned a few time-tested strategies for managing pain during menstruation. Here, she shares her invaluable knowledge about this delicate and often painful condition.
Q: What’s the most effective way for a woman to alleviate these symptoms?
Marla Ahlgrimm: Following a proper diet is one of the best possible ways. Women should cut back on caffeine, alcohol, sugar and salt while incorporating a number of complex carbohydrates like vegetables, fruits and whole grains.