Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) refers to the set of physical and emotional symptoms that are associated with women's menstrual cycles.
Most ladies, about 85% of us, begin experiencing pre-menstrual symptoms, ranging from cramps, bloating, and fatigue to nervousness, irritability, and depression. Many girls will experience breast tenderness, mood swings, hormone headaches, and/or restlessness, too.
Is PMS real?
What causes PMS?
The fluctuation of hormonal levels as well as chemical changes in the brain.
What are the SYMPTOMS of PMS?
There are both Physical and Emotional symptoms of PMS.
Emotional Symptoms of PMS:
Lack of Patience
Physical Symptoms of PMS:
Lack of Energy
Joint or Muscle Pain
Swollen or Tender Breasts
Constipation or Diarrhea
For physical symptoms, heat is great for cramps, as are
due to their snug fit, they provide
just the hug needed!
Medical massage, yoga, a brief nap,
or a nice walk outdoors can also be very beneficial. In addition, eating a healthy diet chock
full of fresh fruits and veggies will help, too. That said, a girl still needs her chocolate during
PMS and menstruation!