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What is Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)?

What is Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)?


Over 90% women experience Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) 1-2 weeks before having their period. It also know as period pain in general.



PMS is a combination of physical and emotional symptoms that occurs after ovulation and before period starts. Although most women only have very mild PMS symptoms, some women might have severe PMS symptoms  that could affect their daily activities, like working or schooling. Severe PMS symptoms might be a sign of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) (Womenshealth.gov2018).



Common PMS Symptoms

Physical symptoms of PMS

  • Bloating or gas
  • Swollen/tender breasts
  • Constipation or diarrhoea
  • Backache or headache
  • Low noise/light tolerance
  • abdomen pain
  • menstrual cramp

Emotional/mental symptoms of PMS

  • Tiredness
  • Appetite change
  • Concentration/memory problems
  • Mood swings
  • Tension/anxious
  • Less interest in sex


Causes of Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

Researchers think that the drastic decrease in progesterone and estrogen levels after ovulation leads to PMS. The changing hormone levels differ for each woman, resulting in different severity of PMS.


Remedy

üOver-the-counter pain relievers but brings a higher risk of stomach problems, nausea, headache and drowsiness (Informedhealth.org, 2006).

üRegular aerobic physical activities (gives better concentration while relieving stress and tension)

üHave sufficient sleep

üHave a healthy diet 


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(Adapted from Joymix)

References

1.Womenshealth.gov (2018). Website. Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS), 30 Dec 2020, https://www.womenshealth.gov/menstrual-cycle/premenstrual-syndrome

2. Informedhealth.org (2006). Article. Period pains: Can anti-inflammatory drugs help? 2 Jan 2020 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK279323/.

3. Complementary Therapies in Medicine Journal (2015). Journal. Curcumin Attenuates Severity of Premenstrual Syndrome Symptoms: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial, PubMed, 30 Dec 2020, https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26051565/




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