Emily Burch

  • What Science Says You Should and Shouldn’t Eat if You Have Period Cramps

    What Science Says You Should and Shouldn’t Eat if You Have Period Cramps

    Painful periods are common. More than half of people who menstruate have some pain for up to three days a month, typically throbbing or cramping in the lower abdomen. Digestive changes – such as vomiting, gas, bloating, diarrhoea and a “bubbling gut” – are also common around the time of menstruation. There are many treatments…