Halloween is here! Jack- o-lanterns, haunted houses, pumpkin spice lattes, slutty nurse costumes, and candy. Lots and lots of candy.
And sure, candy tastes AMAZE-BALLS and Halloween is a great time to stock up on your pms stash, but, we have to keep something in mind here- our hormones. Halloween can be a lot of fun, but eating your kid’s big ass bag of candy (the candy is for the parents, right?), can throw your hormones enough out of balance that your pms next month can be severe.
In case you didn’t know, what you eat this month, will determine the severity of pms symptoms that you’ll experience next month. Gorging yourself on a bunch of sugar, or even eating it daily, can throw off your insulin levels, cortisol, and adrenals, interrupt essential sleep patterns and more. All of these things compound into one, big, moody, and cravy (totally a word) pms-ing you. Continue Reading