Premenstrual syndrome - PMS

75% of menstruating women and adolescents experience one or more of premenstrual syndrome symptoms during their menstrual cycle. The fact that it is so common does not mean you should accept such interference in your daily functioning, not even if its only one day. A Chinese medicine treatment can significantly reduce the symptoms and in many cases to completely stop them.

The cause for PMS is not clear but some factors as changes in hormones are related.

Premenstrual symptoms involve a wide verity of symptoms and can begin at any time after ovulation, about 2 weeks before the bleeding begins, and will usually stop at the first 2 days of the bleeding.

Physical symptoms as:

  • Back pain 

  • Breast distention

  • Headaches

  • Joint pain

  • Constipation

  • Diarrhoea

  • Fever

  • Nausea

  • Weight gain & fluid retention

  • Tiredness and lack of energy

  • Acne

 

Emotional symptoms as: 

  • inability to fall asleep and other sleep disorders

  • Stress

  • Oversensitivity

  • Anger

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

 

Worsening of another medical condition can also be a sign of PMS as well as any other periodic symptom that makes you daily functioning harder.

 

With acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine and diet changes, the circulation of blood and fluids can get better, you can immediately feel a relief of stress, the symptoms will gradually decrease and life can be smooth.