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When does premenstrual syndrome begin?

 When does premenstrual syndrome begin?

Most women suffer from premenstrual syndrome, so when does premenstrual syndrome begin? What are the symptoms? Let's find out more about that in this article.

In this article, we will learn the answer to the question on your mind: When does premenstrual syndrome begin? And other important information:

When does premenstrual syndrome begin?

Premenstrual syndrome is defined as a group of symptoms that affect women before the date of their menstrual period, ranging from one to two weeks, due to periodic changes in female sex hormones, pituitary hormones, and some neurotransmitters.

Most women suffer from premenstrual syndrome symptoms, which differ from one woman to another. Premenstrual syndrome is a long-term condition that lasts until menopause. Fortunately, the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome lessen after the age of thirty-five.

What are the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome?

Symptoms of premenstrual syndrome vary from one woman to another, and the most important of them are:

1. Behavioral and emotional symptoms

The following are the most important signs and behavioral symptoms that appear on women before the onset of their menstrual period:

  • Anxiety and stress.
  • Depression.
  • Bouts of crying.
  • Mood disturbances.
  • Disturbances in appetite.
  • Insomnia.
  • Withdrawal from social activities.
  • Impaired concentration.
  • Impaired sexual desire.

2. Physical and physical symptoms

Women face physical and physical symptoms before their period, such as:

  • Pain in muscles and joints.
  • headache.
  • General fatigue.
  • Increase in weight.
  • Abdominal distension.
  • The appearance of pimples on the face.
  • Constipation or diarrhea.

Tips for determining when to start premenstrual syndrome symptoms

Some women suffer from a problem of irregular menstruation, which makes it difficult for them to determine when to start PMS, you can benefit from the following in identifying the symptoms of your PMS:

  • Write down in your diary when the symptoms of your premenstrual syndrome begin, if you notice the similarity of the time of the symptoms in each month or at the same stage of your menstrual cycle, this will guide you that they are premenstrual symptoms, but if the symptoms appear at different times of the month, you should search About other reasons for its appearance.
  • See a doctor if you notice severe symptoms, in most cases the severity of premenstrual syndrome symptoms is mild to moderate, and severe symptoms may indicate that you suffer from premenstrual dysphoric disorder symptoms.
  • See a doctor when the frequency and severity of symptoms worsen, because some conditions and diseases that affect the reproductive system, such as: endometriosis and PCOS, cause severe PMS symptoms, and in these cases the doctor will help you treat these problems to reduce the severity of symptoms.

Tips for managing premenstrual syndrome

Some nutritional and home practices can help you reduce the severity of PMS, the most important of which are:

  • Eat a complete diet that contains complex carbohydrates, fiber and protein.
  • Stay away from sugars and fats.
  • Avoid consuming the salts a few days before your period, to reduce symptoms of bloating and fluid retention.
  • Reduce your intake of caffeine to reduce stress and anxiety before your period.
  • Stay away from alcohol, as alcohol increases premenstrual depression.
  • Eat 6 small meals a day instead of 3 large meals.
  • Exercise for 30 minutes a day.
  • Sleep well for at least 8 hours a day.
  • Make sure to create an organized schedule for eating, exercising and sleeping.
  • Post-stress work until a week after your period.