Most of the girls have a very tough time during their menstrual cycle. It could begin with mood swings, which then change to anxiety, anger or irritability. Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) just as the name denotes, is something which occurs during menstrual cycle (between ovulation and menstrual bleeding). The symptoms usually subside within 3-4 days of menstruation. In some cases, the symptoms may last longer.
What are the ways to diagnose PMS?
The general symptoms of PMS includes:
- Mood swings, stress, depressed mood
Every woman might have experienced the difficulties of PMS in one way or the other. Actually PMS is a set of physical, emotional and mood disturbances during a woman’s ovulation and ending with the menstrual flow. Here are some tips to help you out of the PMS troubles.
What you eat is something that shares a close relation with PMS. Take control of your diet.. Strictly forbidden the intake of too much alcohols or caffeine.
Exercise or workout is a good way to stay healthy. Workouts helps in relaxing muscles, preventing cramps and the symptoms of depression. Make it a habit to spare sometime for exercise to stay fit.
Never make it a point to distract yourself. Stress can only induce pain. Yoga or meditation can help you relieve stress easily.
Manage to get some good sleep. If you sleep well, your body will be able to function properly without feeling tiresome.
Ayurvedic Remedies for PMS
1. Drink warm water early morning, right after you wake up.
2. Sip ginger tea throughout the day- Make this tea with fresh ginger root, fennel seeds, licorice and cumin powder.
3. Avoid salt, sugar and fermented foods from your diet.
4. Chew a tablespoon each of sesame seeds and organic raisins to improve elimination.
5. Do strict regular meditation to reduce mental agitation that often comes with this condition.
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