Menstruation is a physiological process that any normal woman of reproductive age must go through. The bleeding, pain and discomfort associated with menstruation, especially in women with PMS (premenstrual syndrome and irregular periods, can cause serious interferences with one’s plans. For this reasonand many others, women often ask how they can make their periods come faster. The answer to this question is yes, it is possible.
There are several natural ways to bring the due dates for your menstrual periods soon than always. I bet there are medication too that can achieve the same but they are known to cause hormonal imbalances and lead to even more irregular periods. One thing you must always remember is that if you have delayed periods then it could be due to a number of medical and physiological issues. In such case, you may need to consult with your doctor before using any method to make your period come faster.
How to Make Your Period Come Faster By natural ways
Nature has answers to almost all health issues facing humans. The problem is lack of knowledge. Most of the natural ways to induce periods have no scientific basis but they are known to work. Here are the major ways you can go about it:
Increase your body heat
One of the most effective ways to make your period come faster is to increase your body heat. You can do this by having a hot bath or using hot packs and heating pads. It is believed that increase your body heat which relaxes your abdominal muscles and promotes dilation of blood vessels supplying and draining your uterus. This will trigger shedding of the uterine linings.
Physical activity is known to improve circulation all over the body which is necessary for menstruation to occur. Not only will exercise trigger menstruation, it will also alleviate the certain symptoms associated with menstruation and even PMS. The kinds of exercises to do should include push-ups, sit-ups and other abdominal workouts. However, you need to be careful because overexertion can actually lead to missed periods.
Take advantage of the McClintock effect
McClintock effect, menstrual synchrony states that women who begin to live together or spend time in close proximity with one another may experience their menstrual cycle onsets closer together than they were previously. If your friends tend to have their periods earlier than you then staying with them or close to them as much as possible could make your periods come faster.
Many women do not believe it but food plays a major role in triggering or delaying menstruation. You should eat food low in sodium (limit salt intake) as this electrolyte can worsen the situation. Your diet should consist of foods rich in carotene such as pumpkin, papaya, spinach, peaches, apricots and carrots among others. You should also eat a lot of red meat because it has the effect of increase body heat and therefore stimulating menstruation.
Reduce stress levels
Stress has the effect of causing hormonal imbalance and therefore delayed and irregular cycles. Avoid situations that may increase your stress levels. It is often not easy to be stress free and if it seems to weigh you then relaxation techniques such as yoga can be helpful. You may also want to see a therapist.
Have some sex
If you really want your period to come faster and you have a lover then sexual intercourse could be the best way to stimulate aunty flo. Sex improves blood flow to the vagina and makes the external and internal genitalia to contract. Soon after sex, the vagina relaxes thereby triggering the shedding of the inner linings of the uterus. Hormones released during sex soften the cervix which is necessary for initiating menstruation.
Other Methods to Induce Early Menstruation
Discussed above are the most common and effective tips on how to make your period come faster. Other methods such as acupuncture and acupressure, use of vitamin C and other supplements or use of contraceptives can also help with inducing menstruation but you have to consult with a doctor, a therapist or other professional before using them because wrongful use can actually delay the period further. However, the natural methods discussed are 100 percent safe and therefore you can apply them without necessarily taking to your gynecologist.