You know what? I wondered this myself. I wouldn’t think so because I’m not quite sure to how the two would be connect, but it’s a possibility. Our health expert, Michelle, might be able to provide a more certain answer. But I know for sure that when I’m stressed, the last thing I need is for my period to start, or worse, to start spotting. Oh, how I despise spotting!
Stress can lead to spotting — especially extreme stress. If you're living with a lot of stress, learn to take care of yourself and your health. Be sure to exercise regularly. Exercise is a great stress reliever and, if you're like me, the time spent exercising gives you time to sort through your worries and thoughts. Also, be sure to eat healthfully. Many people (me included) tend to reach for sweets or junk food when stressed out. But choosing nutritious foods can give you more energy and actually help you feel better. It's also important to get enough sleep.
Peer Answer: Even though I know that it feels like you're gushing buckets of blood while on your period, it's actually only 6-8 teaspoons. I don't use any sort of supplement when I'm on my period, but I do make...Learn More
Peer Answer: That is a really good question. I honestly don’t know. I’m curious now, too, so I will be checking back to see what our health expert, Sandy, has to say about this one. You should definitely check out...Learn More
This is not intended to be medical advice. Everybody is different so please make sure to consult your physician if you're having issues. Do not delay or refrain from seeking professional medical advice from your physician because of something you have read on this site.
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