(PMS) PMS is a term commonly used to describe a wide range of severe, recurrent symptoms you may experience seven to 10 days before your menstrual cycle. Symptoms range from bloating to breast tenderness to moodiness.
Recommendation Magnesium"Menstrual cramps, irritability, fatigue, depression and water retention have been lessened by taking supplemental magnesium, usually given along with calcium and often with vitamin B6..." Recommendation Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)"Numerous clinical studies have demonstrated the efficacy of vitamin B6 supplementation in treating PMS..."
a girl or woman may experience mood swings, headaches, sore breasts, depression and/or anxiety about a week before her period is due. These feelings usually go away after her period has started, but may come back again before the next one starts. If you have PMS that is affecting your life badly, you should see your doctor or a FPA Centre.
Recommendation Lactobacillus Acidophilus"Lactobacillus acidophilus has been shown to inhibit the fecal bacterial enzyme, beta-glucuronidase, which is responsible for deconjugating liver conjugated estrogen..."
Recommendation Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)"...In another study, premenstrual acne flare-up was reduced in 72% of 106 affected young women taking 50mg of pyridoxine daily for one week prior and during the menstrual period..."
Also known as premenstrual dysphoric disorder, PMS is experienced by some women during the week prior to the onset of their menstrual cycle and is characterized by depressed mood, anxiety and major mood swings, and may be severe enough to interfere with work and normal activities. True PMS affects only a small percentage of women.
Relationship to Magnesium Requirement" Magnesium deficiency is strongly implicated as a causative factor in PMS..." Recommendation Magnesium"Menstrual cramps, irritability, fatigue, depression and water retention have been lessened by taking supplemental magnesium, usually given along with calcium and often with vitamin B6..."
Recommendation Vitamin E"Although vitamin E research concerning PMS has focused primarily on mastalgia, significant reduction of other PMS symptomatology has been demonstrated in double-blind studies..."
A combination of physical and mood disturbances that occur in the last half of a woman's menstrual cycle after ovulation and normally end with the onset of the menstrual flow. Physical features of the premenstrual syndrome (PMS) include breast tenderness and bloating. Psychological changes include anger and depression. See the entire definition of Premenstrual syndrome
Physical and emotional symptoms that occur in women just before the onset of menstruation. These symptoms include nausea, dizziness, headaches, and stiff shoulders. If these symptoms become acute, a woman can become nearly incapacitated.
a group of physical and emotional symptoms that some women experience during their menstrual cycle. Although the symptoms usually cease with onset of the menstrual period, in some women, symptoms may last through and after their menstrual periods.
(depressive illness.) A variety of physical and emotional symptoms presented prior to a woman's menstrual period. Symptoms include irritability, nervousness, sadness, low energy, and physical symptoms like body aches and bloating. PMS seems to be related to depression in some people.
The physical and psychological symptoms that occur in the week before a woman's menstrual period. Symptoms may include bloating, headache, irritability, anxiety or depression, low self-esteem, difficulty sleeping, changes in appetite, fatigue and breast swelling and tenderness.
A combination of physical and mood related symptoms that occur after ovulation and usually terminate at the start of the menstrual period or shortly thereafter. Many symptoms have been attributed to PMS, including mood changes, bloating, acne, fatigue, anxiety and irritability, breast swelling and tenderness.
Recommendation Vitex / Chasteberry"Clinical studies using vitex extract show a reduction in headaches, breast tenderness, bloating, fatigue, cravings for sweets, and also feelings of anxiety, irritability, depression and mood swings, after only one month..."
PMS consists of various physical and/or emotional symptoms that occur in the second half of the menstrual cycle, after ovulation. The symptoms begin about midcycle, are generally the most intense during the last seven days before menstruation and include: acne; backache; bloating; fatigue; headache; sore breasts; changes in sexual desire; depression; difficulty concentrating; difficulty handling stress; irritability; tearfulness.
Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) (also called Premenstrual Stress or Premenstrual Tension) is a collection of physical, psychological and emotional symptoms related to a woman's menstrual cycle. Most women (about 80 to 95 percent) of child-bearing age have some premenstrual symptoms. Between 15 and 20 percent have large discomfort.
Relationship to Low Melatonin Level" Melatonin can exhibit strong effects on the reproductive system, and the activity of the female hormones estrogen and progesterone is closely tied with its regulation of the sleep-wake cycle..."