PMS - Pre Menstrual Syndrome
- Abdominal pain & Breast tenderness
- Bloating & Indigestion
- Fatigue & Insomnia or excessive sleep
- Body ache and/or headache
- Pain in the pubic region
- Poor concentration & memory power
- Appetite changes or food cravings
- Joint or muscle pain
- Increased sensitivity for light or sound and touch
- Irritability & tension & mood swings
- Crying spells & anxiety or depression
PMS - Pre Menstrual Syndrome - Overview
Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) is recognized by number of symptoms (headache, body aches, backache, nausea, vomiting, loose stools or constipation, and mood swings) related to the menstrual cycle. These symptoms arises 1 or 2 weeks before the menses starts and usually ends with the onset of menstrual flow. The symptoms differ for different females and at different ages.
Causes of Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
Excessive intake of oily and spicy foods, hormones imbalance including oestrogens excess, progesterone deficiency, sedentary lifestyle, stress, depression or emotional issues, poor nutrition, unhygienic living conditions, improper diet, excessive intake of caffeine or alcohol and biological, cultural, social or psychological factors play a part in causing symptoms of PMS.