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Five Fitness Tips for PMS Relief

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Regular aerobic exercise

Aerobic exercise is the number one lifestyle and fitness tip for PMS relief. It can be any physical activity that makes your heart and lungs work harder to meet your body’s increased oxygen demand. The human body produces endorphins in response to prolonged, continuous exercise. Endorphins are neurotransmitters which naturally suppress pain. Begin a daily exercise routine. Start gradually, if you have been physically inactive. Consult your physician first if you have other health issues. Set a goal of 30 to 60 minutes of aerobic activity at least three to five days per week. Walking, bicycling, swimming, jogging and aerobic dancing are good choices. Keep a diary to see if adding aerobic exercise eases your symptoms.

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