PMS in women. Do I need to heal it and how?
Menstruation is an unpleasant time in lifeany woman. However, for some ladies, the period before her is the real torture. According to statistics, about 80% of the female population of the planet experience some discomfort before menstruation, and 5% need medical care and serious treatment at this time.
Negative manifestations arising in women beforewere called premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Today, doctors talk about more than 150 symptoms of this condition. Of course, in one lady they do not all meet, usually there are several.
PMS in women is repeated from month to monthalmost the same. The appearance of new or serious strengthening of already existing symptoms should be alarming. After all, PMS can progress and take very heavy forms. Some women not only become disabled during this period, but also require hospitalization.
So, the premenstrual syndrome has the following symptoms:
- a depressed mood, a feeling of self-discontent and hopelessness;
- tension and anxiety;
- mood instability;
- increased conflict, irritability, anger;
- weakness and fatigue;
- change in appetite (craving for a particular food, overeating);
- insomnia or drowsiness;
- weight gain;
- muscle, head or joint pain;
- the change in the susceptibility of smells and sounds;
- nausea, vomiting, dizziness;
- panic attacks;
- numbness and sweating of feet and hands;
- increased heart rate;
- tenderness and sensitivity of the chest.
PMS in girls is usually less pronounced than in women. The intensity and number of symptoms increase with age. Some women have a strong effect on the course and the presence of PMS have childbirth. And both in the direction of improving the condition, and its deterioration.
If the manifestations of PMS are strong and interfere with normal life, it is necessary to consult a gynecologist. With mild symptoms, you can do with the normalization of lifestyle and nutrition.
Experts believe that the main cause of PMS inwomen is a violation of the amount of estrogen and progesterone in the second half of the cycle. It is the high amount of the first and the low of the second hormone that lead to the appearance of unpleasant manifestations. A certain role belongs here to the increased level of prolactin.
Normalization of the hormonal background, as a rule,gives good results. Therefore, natural preparations are actively used for the treatment of PMS, for example, "Remens", "Mastodinon", "Cyclodinone", which have similar effects.
Also in therapy are used hormonal contraceptives and gestatgen (artificial progesterone). The intake of these drugs also reduces the manifestation of PMS in women.
To reduce symptoms, doctors recommend moderate physical activity. You need to do sports, aerobics, yoga, go swimming, cycling.
It is necessary to avoid stress, sleep 8 hours a day, fully rest, normalize weight. Also, you should exclude or significantly reduce the intake of coffee, alcohol and salt. It is better to give up smoking.
It is necessary to monitor the intake of vitamins and microelements in the body. If they are not enough in food, take complexes. Of particular importance are vitamins of group B, as well as A and E. Magnesium and calcium are very important.
The food should be sufficientfiber, but the proteins can not get carried away. Also, you should limit the intake of sweet, fatty and spicy food. In the diet it is desirable to include fruits, vegetables, dairy products, rice, sunflower seeds, legumes, fish. Regular quality sexual life also positively affects.
Thus, PMS in women is manifesteddifferently. If the symptoms are severe and cause anxiety, then you should consult a doctor for advice. With mild manifestations, one can do with the normalization of lifestyle and nutrition.