PMS Hacks - What Actually Helps?
More than 80 percent of the western women experience the undesirable condition of PMS every month. PMS relates to Pre Menstrual Syndrome, which is a disorder, associated with the menstrual cycle, and it has a variety of symptoms.
It consists of symptoms that start occurring about one and a half to two weeks before the start of menstruation, and these symptoms last until the menses start.
The primary symptoms of PMS include:
● Mood Swings
● Weight Gain
● Sugar Cravings
● Mood Swings
● Crying Spells
● Change in Libido
● Brain Fog
● Difficulty in Sleep
● Irritability and Anger
● Social Withdrawn
● Breast Tenderness
These commonly occurring symptoms vary in severity in different women, and the physical pain and emotional stress can be severe enough to affect their daily lives. Despite symptom severity, the signs and symptoms generally will disappear within five days of the start of the menstruation for most women.
If you want to prevent these undesirable and disturbing symptoms, we can help you out.
Following is the list of most effective six practical tips that can help in relieving all these symptoms naturally.
Change your diet
By now, we all know that what you eat has an impact on your health. Your body undeniably will experience the consequences of your eating habits. Consequently, if you wish to stay healthy, you have to eat clean. Some research studies have suggested that increasing the consumption of plant foods can reduce the appearance of PMS symptoms in women. So if you want to reduce PMS symptoms and get rid of bloating, cramps, weight gain, and other signs of PMS, you need to add more fresh fruits, vegetables, superfoods, seeds, and nuts to your daily diet. The more fiber you consume, the fewer sugar cravings you will have. Fiber will also help you remove metabolized hormones your body doesn't need anymore. Healthy elimination= healthy period.
Exercise and physical activities are beneficial for boosting endocrine health. Your workout can aid in managing the hormonal disorders and can assist in alleviating PMS as well. When you do exercise, the released endorphins help you to overcome the mood swings and makes you feel good. Don't push yourself though! Every phase of menstrual cycle requires different exercise regiment. Don't participate in some strenuous exercise during your bleeding; take it easy and go for a walk, stretch, and go for gentle yoga.
Nature has a remedy for everything. The natural herbs have always been known for easing
PMS symptoms. These are incredibly effective in relieving pain associated with cramps,
mood swings, anxiety, depression, and other symptoms. Some of the most beneficial herbs,
in my opinion, include evening primrose oil, gingko, dandelion, burdock, Maca, vitex, medicinal mushrooms, Lemon Balm, etc.
Use Essential Oils
Another powerful solution to help you get relief from the unpleasant PMS symptoms is using essential oils. Try using some premium quality essential oils. These oils offer many perks, including immediate release from cramping by enhancing blood circulation. Some of the most helpful oils include lavender, myrrh, clary sage, geranium, Ylang Yalng, bergamot, and, peppermint. Make sure you buy from a reputable company and pure, unadulterated and organic essential oils to get the maximum benefit. It is crucial to mention that not all the oils are suitable to be used in every situation. For example, there are some oils that pregnant ladies should avoid to use or when you take a certain medication. Hence, when you buy any essential oil, always consult a professional first and learn how to use it.
My favorite way to use essential oils is putting it in a bath and massage the ovaries with some carrier oil, clary sage, geranium, and myrrh.
Increase intake of Omega-3
The addition of Salmon, Sardines, Cod Liver Oil and other sources of Omega-3 can be
beneficial for easing up the cramps. Omega-3 works to increase the release of
prostaglandins, which naturally prevents cramps.
Enjoy Sound Sleep
Lack of adequate sleep can add to the unpleasant symptoms of premenstrual syndrome.
Your body requires sufficient rest and time to unwind and relax to maintain the proper functioning of the endocrine system. Sleep is necessary to keep a balance and prevent PMS symptoms. Hence, going to bed on time and before 10 pm, should be your routine so that you can enjoy your beauty sleep. You should sleep at least eight hours of sleep.
For preventing painful PMS symptoms, it is essential to take special care of yourself. Make sure you adopt a healthy lifestyle, exercise, eat clean, enjoy sound sleep, relax, and listen to your body
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