What is PMS?
PMS is a set of symptoms that occur a week or two before your period and usually disappear when you're low.
Surely you realize that the days around your period are experiencing some changes, you can be more sensitive or irritable than usual and this can cause you problems with your partner or even your own because you understand that is what happens to you.
When the physical and emotional changes become uncomfortable and cause problems in your everyday life is said to suffer from "Premenstrual Syndrome." However, only a percentage between 5% and 10% suffer symptoms severe enough to cause significant impairment in their lifestyle.
Although not determined exactly what causes PMS, researchers think it is related to the interaction of the central nervous system and hormonal changes in your cycle.
There are many symptoms and each woman can have different symptoms, might also sometimes be more severe PMS than in the past.
To diagnose if you suffer from PMS is believed that you must submit at least one symptom "affective or mood" and a symptom "somatic or physical" during the five days prior to menstruation.
Affective or mood symptoms:
• Social withdrawal
Somatic symptoms or physical:
• Sensitivity in the bust
• Swelling in the belly
• Water retention
• Swelling of legs or arms
• Outbreaks of acne
• Constipation or diarrhea
• More normal appetite
If you feel your PMS affects your relationship is important to talk with him and explain how you feel and how you can support you. Men often do not understand how we feel and despairing. Explain how you feel in those days and how you can help. Maybe you just need to behave more loving, to be more affective and you consent.
Take advantage of these days to pamper you too, can give you a chance to eat some whim. Walking is also good for relieving pain, take the opportunity to take a walk with your partner and if you have pain in your belly apply a hot compress.
If you suffer from severe PMS is most advisable that you go to your gynecologist, he can advise you on any effective treatment for you.