What is Premenstrual Syndrome?
Over 20% of women in India suffer from premenstrual syndrome, which is defined as an unexplained and continuous interruption of regular monthly menstrual cycles.
Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) has an assortment of uncomfortable symptoms, such as :-
• Tender breasts
• Increased food cravings
It is estimated that up to 3 of every 4 women have experienced at least one episode of premenstrual syndrome during their lifetime. Common symptoms tend to occur in a predictable fashion. However, the emotional and physical changes you undergo with premenstrual syndrome can vary greatly from only slightly noticeable to extreme. In addition to the physical effects of premenstrual syndrome, it can be very emotionally draining for some women. There are a variety of treatments available to alleviate symptoms such as diet and vitamin supplements, herbal remedies, and alternative therapies such as massage, hypnosis and acupuncture. In addition, there are several forms of complementary therapies that can help women deal with the emotional drain associated with hormonal imbalances and other factors. The exact cause of premenstrual syndrome remains unknown, however it is typically due to hormonal changes. Some of the commonly known causes include changes in estrogen levels, alterations in follicle size and increased levels of progesterone. Stress can also play a role in causing PMS symptoms to flare.
Pre menstrual syndrome occurs due to disharmony in the hormones before the onset of the menstrual cycle. With homeopathy these deranged hormones are balanced relieving the individual of her symptoms and allowing her to work through her day efficiently and optimally. Homoeopathic medicines are safe and do not cause side effects such as drowsiness and lethargy