Pre-menstrual Syndrome

Do you suffer from PMS? Many women are unaware that what they are suffering from are signs and symptoms of Premenstrual syndrome. Read on to know more about PMS symptoms:

For some, the physical pain and emotional stress are severe enough to affect their daily lives. Regardless of symptom severity, the signs and symptoms generally disappear within four days after the start of the menstrual period for most women.But a small number of women with premenstrual syndrome have disabling symptoms every month. This form of PMS is called premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD).PMDD signs and symptoms include depression, mood swings, anger, anxiety, feeling overwhelmed, difficulty concentrating, irritability and tension.

How do you know If you have PMS?

  • 1. If the symptoms you face effect your regular life
  • 2. If the symptoms you face affect your relationships with your family and friends and at work
  • 3. If you have faced one or more of the symptoms listed for 5 days in a row for 3 months in a row.

Natural solutions to relieve PMS

Nutrients

Magnesium – is a relaxant and works on the smooth muscles to help alleviate the physical symptoms of PMS including pain and cramping. Vitamin B6 – Helps to alleviate emotional symptoms of PMS. Taurine – is an amino acid which reduces cortisol levels and increases the production of GABA. It helps in reducing anxiety and improving sleep. Have foods rich in these nutrients and/or supplementing with a supplement having these nutrients. Pyrimag has Magnesium, Vitamin B6 and Taurine.

Other ways to relieve PMS symptoms

  • · Moderate exercise
  • · Avoid caffeine
  • · Ensure you get 8 hours of sleep
  • · Yoga
  • · Healthy Diet

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