Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a condition that affects emotions, physical health, and behavior during certain days of menstrual cycle of women.
Premenstrual Syndrome occurs in one to two weeks before a woman’s period or just before her menses. The cause of PMS is until unknown but is believed to be related to interactions between sex hormones and brain chemicals.
Women may experience it during their monthly cycle, after ovulation and up to the onset of menstruation or a day or two into menstruation.
Causes of PMS :
- PMS is a hormonal imbalance, particularly with estrogen and progesterone.
- It mainly occurs due to irregular fluctuation of the primary hormones in menstrual cycle.
- Stress can be the cause of PMS.
- External weight loss or gain.
The most common symptoms of PMS are :
- Back pain
- Breast tenderness
- Weight gain
- Mood swings
- Changes in sleep patterns
- Sensitivity to light or sound
- Emotional outbursts
Natural Remedy For PMS :
Exercise can fight both physical and emotional PMS symptoms. You can do :-
Camel Pose ( ustrasana ) :-
Camel Pose ( ustrasana ) is a simple aasana that stretches the muscles of the abdomen and back. It also improves the flexibility of the spine. This yoga pose is one of the most widely known and commonly performed poses in the world. It is also the best exercise for those who are suffered from obesity. and digestion problem. It relieves your body of lower back ache and improves blood circulation. This pose is a good way to improves flexibility of the spine and also improves posture.
Marjriasana ( cat pose ) :-
Marjriasana ( cat pose ) is a simple aasana that stretches the muscles of the abdomen and back. It also improves the flexibility of the spine. This yoga pose is one of the most widely known and commonly performed poses in the world and also the best yoga pose for the beginners. It is also the best exercise for those who are suffered from obesity., double chin, and digestion problem. It relaxes the min d and improves blood circulation. This pose is a good way to warm up your back for further spinal stretches.
Bow Pose ( Dhanurasana ):
Many doctors and people prefer yoga for a healthy life. It is very beneficial for to do in morning time with empty stomach. In starting period, do it for 20 seconds, but after practice it you may increase the time. This simple pose can perform while lying down. It is made to open the chest and throat, energize the body, and aid digestion.
Sunsalution ( Surya Namaskara ) :-
Salutation is very ancient technique of praying respect to the sun. From thousands of years Hindus worship Sun as a Lord Surya. According to Hindu methodology, the different part of the body are generated by different devas. Lord Surya is known as the god of health. The ancient Rishis and Yogis used to include this surya namaskar in there regular morning prayer to impress lord Surya. The Rishi also recommended the practice of the Surya Namaskar, because this technique enhance the solar plexux, which helps to increase one’s creativity and intuitive abilities.
Drink Herbal Tea :-
The use of Herbal Tea is perfect for stress. It helps to release healthy properties of antioxidants. Uses it regularly as powerful remedy.
- Clean some Tulsi leaves with water.
- Now, Take a bowl.
- Add 1 cup Water, Tulsi leaves , Salt and 2 pinch of Turmeric in it.
- Now, boil it for 10 minutes.
- Now, drink it.
Drink Ginger Tea :-
According to research, ginger helps to impact hormones and regulate inflammation in blood vessels in the brain. It helps to reduce your headaches and stress..
- A piece of raw ginger root
- 1 cup water
- Take a pan.
- Add the water in it.
- Now, add crushed ginger in it.
- Now, boil it.
- You may add a pinch of salt in it.
- Now, filter it.
- Drink this ginger tea few times throughout the day until you get relief.
Meditation is one of the best treatment for fitness. It helps to boost your immunity and make your body healthy and fit naturally.
- Wear comfortable cloth.
- Reduce your tension.
- Sit comfortably in Vajrashna or Padmashana.
- Close your eyes.
- Follow breathing.
- Clean your mind.
- Focus on one thing like an object or Mantra.
- Do this process at least 2 minutes daily.
Take a healthy food diet :
Maintaining a good and balanced food diet helps in reducing the risk of getting suffered from most of the diseases.
Beans and lentils
Beans are rich in their Zinc content which helps in maintain your health. Red kidney beans contains zinc in maximum proportion as compared to black eyed kidney beans and lentils.
Orange colored fruits
Fruits and vegetables like Mangoes, Carrots, Apricots, Sweet potatoes etc. contains beta-carotene (Vitamin A) which gives these foods their orange color.
sunflower seeds , almonds & peanuts
Presence of a large amount of Vitamin E content and other nutrients in sources like sunflower seeds, almonds and peanuts helps in slow Age- rated Muscular Degeneration (AMD) from getting worse.
Broccoli & dark cabbage
Broccoli and dark vegetables contain numerous vitamins like Vitamin A , Vitamin C , and Vitamin E. They are rich in anti oxidants.
See your doctor if physical pain, mood swings, and other symptoms start to affect your daily life.
- Doctor may check the symptoms are the result of PMS or another condition by asking any history of depression or mood disorders in your family.
- Some PMS symptoms are similar to hypothyroidism, and pregnancy.
- The doctor may do a thyroid hormone test to ensure that your thyroid gland is working properly.