By Cara Murez
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) — While working on a senior research project as part of her undergraduate degree from Rutgers University, Serah Sannoh decided to analyze peer-reviewed studies on diet and menstrual period pain, partly because of her own struggles with the issue.
What did she find? Sannoh reported in her new study that her research showed foods high in omega-6 fatty acids promoted inflammation, a key culprit in menstrual pain, whereas a diet high in foods with omega-3 fatty acids reduced inflammation.
Menstrual pain, also known as dysmenorrhea, happens when muscles in the uterus contract….