THE 6 BEST WAYS TO FIGHT PMS
Did someone say PMS?
What is PMS? Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) has a wide variety of symptoms, including irritability, depression, bloating, mood swings, aches, tender breasts, food cravings, fatigue and restless nights. It’s estimated that as many as 3 of every 4 menstruating women have experienced some form of premenstrual syndrome.
Symptoms tend to recur in a predictable pattern. Everyone’s body and experience is different, so the emotional and physical changes you experience with premenstrual syndrome may vary from just slightly noticeable all the way to intense.
Treatments and lifestyle adjustments can help you soothe, manage or reduce the signs and symptoms of premenstrual syndrome. Although you must always consult a your primary care physician or OBGYN here are the 6 best ways to soothe and fight your PMS in the meantime.
The 6 Best Ways To Fight PMS
#1 Watch what you eat!
Watching what you eat is key. Why? Bloating. Your jeans might feel a little tighter than normal and it’s the most is unpleasant feeling ever. However bloating can be reduced by watching what you eat and drinking plenty of water.
Avoid carbonated drinks, veggies like broccoli and cauliflower, beans, salty foods and even gum if you’re prone to bloating. These foods can make bloating worse.
#2 Get enough sleep!
Getting enough sleep helps a lot. Lack of sleep causes women to feel tired, irritable and run down which may increase levels of stress and symptoms of PMS.