Eating sugar can make heavy menstrual bleeding worse! Eating the sugar while being sedentary during your menstrual cycle can cause insulin to be released. Insulin, indirectly, increases your menstrual bleeding. Sugar can cause such heavy menstrual bleeding that the blood may gush out and cause quite an embarrassing and frightening situation.
Sugar has made some of our clients begin to bleed heavily within a matter of minutes after it is eaten. Monitor your sugar intake and see if you tend to have heavier bleeding after eating it. You may find it helpful to minimize your sugar/carbohydrate intake when you have your menstrual cycle.
Unfortunately, many women crave sugar during their menstrual cycle and this causes very heavy periods. B complex vitamins are helpful with in these cases because they decrease and/or eliminate the sugar cravings. If you just have to have some sugar, put plenty of fiber with it to cause it to enter your bloodstream slowly. Then take your B complex vitamins to try and stop the sugar cravings from returning. Doing this can prevent the excessive bleeding or keep it from being prolonged. Your body requires a good multivitamin to go with the B Vitamins. Your body also requires all of the B vitamins in order for this to work as they work in concert with one another. Of the many brands tested, we have only found 3 brands of B vitamins to actually be constructed properly and actually stop the sugar cravings: New Sun’s B-Complex ,
Herbal Healer’s B-100 and Shaklee’s B-Complex . When you take enough of one of these B complex vitamins, you will notice that your menstrual cycle will stop in 3 days .
Seeking professional assistance with heavy menstrual bleeding?
Heavy menstrual bleeding can cause excessive blood loss and many other symptoms if not handled properly. We suggest you consider immediate assistance if blood is gushing, if you are beginning to look pale or if you feel too weak to walk. If you tend to have heavy menstrual bleeding regularly, then having a health professional monitor the possibility of anemia would also be a good idea. In these situations, you may need to do more than just stop the bleeding. Keep in mind that with each ounce of blood loss precious nutrients are also lost. Therefore, you may also need assistance with building your nutrient levels back up in order to feel strong and vitally energetic again.