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5 Foods That May Help Delay Your Period

Menstruation is a monthly flow of blood in women. It signifies that the woman is ready for reproduction. Sounds great though, but to some degree, some women treat menstruation like an enemy due to the pain and cramps associated with it.

Again, "menstruation" comes with symptoms that may ruin your day. That's why it's not worrying to put off your cycle to a later date. For instance, you would definitely not want your periods to pop up in between a wedding, an international holiday or perhaps during a festival.

Some women may depend on drugs to delay their periods but that's not a great idea. This is because the continuous intake of pills can lead to a hormomal imbalance in the body and disrupt your menstrual cycle immensely.

The good news is that some foods can help to delay the menstrual cycle in a far more better way that pills can. Below are the 5 carefully selected foods to undertake the task.

● Cucumber

Cucumber can help to put off your periods for sometime due to its cooling effect on the body. It's long been said that cold foods can help in delaying periods and "cucumber" is not an exception.

● Watermelon

Just like cucumber, watermelon too has cooling properties which can help I keeping periods at bay for some time. Excess body heat can lead to early periods, so keeping the body cool by eating watermelon is greatly recommended.

● Apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is an excellent home remedy for not only delaying periods, but also for decreasing the symptoms and blood flow once you go through the menstrual phase post delay.

● Lemon juice

Lemon juice is a natural product with zero side effects on health. It's one of the oldest and widely used remedies to delay periods.

● Cinnamon tea

This is another popular remedy that can push back the period date to a few days. This tea also helps in heavy periods as it pushes the blood flow away from the uterus and reduces inflammation and menstrual cramps.

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