PMS or premenstrual syndrome? What is this? What causes this problem? Is it curable? What are the signs and symptoms? How can homeopathy help you? All of this and more answered, in this post and of course our doctors always there to help you. Just fill in your details in the form down below and we will answer all your questions for FREE!
What is PMS?
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a common cyclic disorder of young and middle-aged women combination of emotional, physical, and psychological disturbances occurring after a woman’s ovulation and typically ending with the commencement of menstrual flow.
Which age group is affected due to this?
Only females are affected. 35 to 45 years of age group females are more affected.
What causes PMS?
The exact cause of PMS is unknown. Some risk factors which causes PMS. These are:
-Hormonal changes (too much estrogen or not enough progesterone).
-Low levels of certain vitamins and minerals in the body.
-Abnormal metabolism of hormone-like substances called prostaglandins.
-Low levels of the brain chemical serotonin that affects mood.
-Calcium and magnesium deficiency.
What are the sign and symptoms of PMS?
The physical signs and symptoms of PMS are:
-Abdominal bloating (due to fluid retention),
-Breast swelling and tenderness
-Changing in eat habits
-Diarrhea or constipation
The most frequent psychological symptoms of PMS are:
-Anger and irritability,
-Bloating of the abdomen
-Swelling of the breasts
-Tenderness and pain in the breasts
-Palpitations of the heart
-Cravings for certain foods and binge eating
-Gastrointestinal problems including:
-Dermatological problems, such as acne and hives
-Discomfort (including a sense of uterine heaviness), aches, and pains in the pelvis
-Difficulty sleeping (insomnia)
-Difficulty making decisions
-Depression and sadness
-Anxiety and sense of insecurity
-Emotional irritability and anger
How early do premenstrual symptoms start?
-PMS caused by hormonal changes during the menstrual cycle. The exact cause is unknown.
-Symptoms generally strike 5 to 10 days before the period and dissipate with its start or soon after.
What is the differential diagnosis of PMS?
-Premenstrual dysphoric disorder.
How to treat the case of PMS?
-Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
-Oral contraceptive pills
-Ovarian suppressors like Danazol (Danocrine).
How to manage the case of PMS?
-Do exercise about 30 minutes a day.
-Eat healthy foods like whole grains, fruits, and vegetables.
-Spend time with friend and family.
-Try to get enough calcium from foods (think dairy, green leafy vegetables, and canned salmon).
-Avoid salt, caffeine, and alcohol.
-Do not smoke.
-Get plenty of sleep.
-Work to lower stress.
Can homeopathic medicine help in case of PMS?
Yes, homeopathic medicine can help in case of PMS. Some homeopathic medicines are:
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