Is it true that drinking beer can increase the flow of menstruation?

@bhonti (1247)
Philippines
July 29, 2011 10:01am CST
I have a friend now who is asking if drinking beer is really effective on increasing the flow of her monthly period. the thing is, she will run in a marathon this coming Sunday (2 days from now) and it is her "first" day of the month. She has done exercising and now, she bought a bottle of beer hoping that it will "drain" her before the marathon comes. I she really doing the right thing? will it be effective? well, there is no harm in trying right? :)
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@dream_ozn (1758)
• Singapore
30 Jul 11
I have not heard of such a thing before. However, increasing the flow of menstruation just mean there will be more blood right? It shouldn't meant that if you have more blood flowing on the first day of your period than it will take 3 days instead of 7 days. Furthermore, i don't think this will be good for the body. If she wants to have her period over before her marathon, perhaps you can ask her to visit a doctor to take some pill to prevent her period from coming temporarily.
@mantis36 (4238)
• Philippines
29 Jul 11
is there any nursing student here in myLot? i'm very glad to here your answer here... for me to learn too...