6 Sleep Problems That Occur During Your Period (And What To Do To Make Them Go Away)

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are shown to increase productivity and overall well-being at any time of the month. Digestive Upsets May Occur

You may have noticed digestive upsets during menstruation such as indigestion, nausea, or diarrhea. These also can disrupt your sleep.

Survival Tip: Your first instinct might be to reach for the ice cream, chocolate, or pizza, but try to avoid heavy meals before bedtime especially during your period to avoid making things worse. Your system will handle a light snack better. Try a banana or almonds instead.Pain Happens

Nausea or muscle aches sometimes come along with those familiar cramps before and during your period.

Survival Tip:Changing your sleep position could help. Minimize pressure on tender areas by sleeping on your side or back or experimenting with a body pillow.

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