PMS, or premenstrual syndrome, also known as syndrome predmensttrualnogo voltage, also known as cyclic syndrome - not that other, as a signal of change in the hormonal balance in a woman's body, which is characteristic for the second phase of her menstrual cycle. Thus, the amount of progesterone produced by the ovaries during this period is reduced.
Many women begin to experience discomfort for a week or two before menstruation. PMS symptoms are:
- Mood swings;
- Temper tantrums;
- Depressed mood;
- Headaches and muscle pain, migraine;
- Increase or loss of appetite;
- The appearance of skin problems;
- General weakness.
Generally, almost immediately with the onset of menstruation, all these symptoms disappear. The reasons may be as ailments heredity and transferred abortion or for example, gynecological tumors. Necessary to consult a doctor if symptoms are too pronounced and cause significant discomfort woman.
How can you help yourself during this period? The first thing to adjust lifestyle, eliminate fatigue and stress, find time for rest and walking, to diversify the menu of healthy and nutritious food.
Often eat better, but gradually. The menu must be available vegetables, fruits, greens, legumes, and soy products consumption helps compensate for the lack of progesterone. Should not be abused coffee and strong tea, soft drinks, alcohol. The amount of fluid the day before menstruation generally better limit.
When PMS symptoms well help walking, swimming lessons, exercise without overloading. Effective action massage and acupuncture.
In the struggle with insomnia and increased excitability best friends can be reassuring fees, infusions and herbal tea. Well help decoctions of valerian and motherwort tincture of peony. Scented pads can be made from oregano, lavender flowers, yarrow, currant leaves.
With bright severity of premenstrual syndrome in women older than 40-45 years requires constant monitoring of the health status of a gynecologist and endocrinologist.