Premenstrual syndrome affects the daily life of women!



Premenstrual syndrome (PS) is a condition that many women suffer from a week or 10 days before menstruation.





It can be manifested by abdominal bloating, acne, anxiety, back pain, breast tenderness and swelling, cramps, depression, headaches, cravings for certain foods, fainting, fatigue, insomnia, joint pain, nervousness, skin rashes, retention of water in the body, personality changes with fits of anger, violence, etc. The symptoms are very numerous and varied, therefore the diagnosis and treatment of this disease are often difficult.





Approximately 3-8% of women have symptoms so severe that they stay in bed and complain of symptoms severe enough to disrupt their daily activities.



For a long time, PS was not considered a physiological problem, now it is admitted that it is based on a physical problem, although it is not clear what is the cause of these manifestations.



There is a possibility that there are a multitude of causes that determine these reactions in different people. One of the reasons can be hormonal imbalance but also a sensitivity to hormonal fluctuations.


PS has also been linked to food allergies, changes in carbohydrate metabolism, hypoglycemia and malabsobtia, which can lead to mineral and vitamin deficiencies and the body's inability to metabolize fatty acids.



Recommendations in PS


Include in your diet foods rich in complex carbohydrates and fiber, drink at least 1 liter of distilled water a day, a week before the start of the menstrual cycle and at the end of it, limit the consumption of salt, red meat, fast food, eat fewer products dairy products, avoid caffeine, chocolate, eat soy products, flax seeds, oilseeds, whole grains, apples, fennel, celery, parsley and alfalfa.






Avoid alcohol and sugar!



For a better physical and mental state, it is recommended to exercise regularly, even walking can be of great help, movement increases the level of oxygen in the blood, helps absorb nutrients and eliminate toxins.






Supplements that can be administered in PS


-Calcium (natural tranquilizer, helps calm anxiety)

-Magnesium (calms the tension and anxiety of nervousness and tics, combines with calcium)

-Vitamin D (helps absorb calcium and magnesium)



- Gaba (helps to control anxiety and restlessness by increasing the level of serotonin in the brain)

-Vitamin E (good for breast pain and other symptoms, strong antioxidant)

-Vitamins from the B complex (reduce stress, prevent anemia, reduce water retention, work better if taken together)

- Algae extract (source of minerals, protects thyroid functions)

- Melatonin (regulates the hormonal level and helps fight insomnia)

- Complex of minerals and vitamins

-Vitamin A

-C vitamin

-Zinc


Eat lots of fresh fruits and vegetables, cereals and wholemeal bread, eat protein-rich snacks between meals.


Health, better than all!




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