Premenstrual syndrome (PMS): Symptoms, Causes and Remedies. Treatments and Natural Medicine

Symptoms of PMS
According to statistics approximately 80% of women of childbearing age suffer some symptoms associated with premenstrual syndrome. Drastic changes in estrogen and progesterone in the days before menstruation changes occur throughout the body of the woman. In the week before their periods, many women start to experience bouts of crying, cravings for sweets and outbursts of anger. These, along with some 200 other symptoms, including fatigue, depression, bloating, headaches and sore breasts characterize PMS.

Although symptoms vary from woman to woman both in number and severity, and most women have only a few of them or merely a slight inconvenience for them. However, 5-10% of women with PMS can be severe enough to affect your ability to develop a full life.

The main symptoms are:
* Irritability, mood swings
* Anxiety and depression
* Abdominal bloating, swelling of hands and fingers
* Fluid retention
* Headache
* Muscle and joint aches
* Constipation and diarrhea
* Fatigue, lack of energy and insomnia
* Acne
* Sensitivity to the surface
* Cravings for specific foods, especially carbohydrates

Keys to relieve symptoms of PMS
* Practice exercise outdoors. It helps to release tension and uplifting.
* Get enough sleep so that you can deal with energy agency hormonal changes.
* Pay attention to diet, taking the days prior to the rule and raw foods rich in fiber.
* Avoid constipation.
* Avoid coffee, fats, alcohol and salt to not retain fluid.
* Drink plenty of water.
* Take it easy to control the nervous system.

Causes of Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
Some experts believe that PMS could be due to an imbalance of female hormones estrogen and progesterone during the second half of the menstrual cycle after ovulation. Too much too little estrogen combined with progesterone could be connected with changes in the balance of brain chemicals that control mood and pain.

The imbalances are also associated with increased levels of the hormone prolactin, which causes breast tenderness and prevents the liver remove excess estrogen from the body with the usual efficiency.

Other theory is that the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) are caused by low levels of serotonin, a neurotransmitter in the brain. Many women report that their symptoms improve when they follow a treatment designed to restore serotonin levels to normal. Improve the production and use of body serotonin is particularly useful in alleviating depression.

Natural Medicine for PMS with Medicianles Plants:
Sage, Calendula, Celandine, sage, yarrow, cypress.
With fluid retention: Birch, Horsetail, Grama, Silk.

Natural Medicine for PMS with nutritional supplements:
Formula multinutrient for menstruating age, broad spectrum, containing all relevant levels of B vitamins and magnesium: To cover all the nutrients necessary at this time.

Evening primrose oil or evening primrose: GLA, an essential fatty acid, important for symptom relief and to help restore proper functioning glandular. The contribution of evening primrose oil, especially during the second half of the menstrual cycle, is very effective for the relief and prevention of breast pain, fluid retention, abdominal swelling and irritability. Its use also helps to regulate menstrual cycles in cases of irregular menses.

Vitex agnus castus: Reduces the secretion of prolactin and low proportion of estrogen / progesterone, produces profound effects on the hypothalamus and pituitary, thus normalizing hormone production.

Anthocyanidins: Ideal to combat the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome, which are related to fluid retention and bloating.

If PMS is more severe:

Replace the primrose oil Borage oil: Women with PMS often have deficiencies of essential fatty acids and abnormality in protaglandinas. Normally it is recommended to supplement with adequate levels of magnesium, vitamin B6 and zinc, to secure his conversion. These nutrients are often deficient in PMS, therefore, would be of interest to include in the diet through a specific formula for this stage multinutrient. However, a supplement that provides GLA directly, skips the step of conversion.

Menstrual disorders
Medicine for menstrual problems with the Diet:
Foods with iodine, celery, chard, parsnips, spinach, fennel.

Natural medicine for menstrual disorders with Medicinal Plants:
Analgesics: Sauce, Devil's Claw, Meadowsweet.
Against pain Marigold, Salvia, Celandine, Sage, Dill, Sanguinaria, Thistle Corridor, Yarrow, hatters, Barberry, Abrotano Macho, Angelica, Anise, Chamomile., Parsley, Wormwood (5 drops of extract)

To regularize: Artemis, Celandine, Sage, Yarrow, Chlorophyll, sweet marjoram, Horehound, White Nettle.
(Essences: Chamomile, Lemon Balm, Pink),

Stimulant: rosemary, sage, saffron, Shepherd's Purse.

Interrupts: Geranium and Shepherd's Purse.

To enlarge: Salvia, Sage, Yarrow, Red Clover, Horehound leaves, Rosemary, lady's mantle.

Excessive bleeding: Shepherd's Purse, Cypress, Witch Hazel, Yarrow, Loosestrife, Tormentilla, White Nettle, Angelica, Sage, Marigold, Salvia.

Medicine for menstrual problems Hydrotherapy:
Beneficial foot baths of rising temperature and alternating temperature and seat (alternate) and the use of the inclined board. The well-functioning intestine.
Hot packs with three handfuls of coarse sea salt 5 days before menstruation. Hot poultice of clay.

Medicine for Menstrual Problems with Complements
Evening Primrose Oil, Evening Primrose, Borage, Flax,

Essences Remedies for menstrual disorders with:
Cypress, Fennel, anise, lavender, myrtle.

For more information see:

Homeopathy for Menstruation (Rule)
Dysmenorrhea. Natural Medicine Treatments
Treatment of disease with natural medicine

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