Premenstrual Syndrome

Premenstrual Syndrome

It comprised of the signs and symptoms which is occurs in girls before starting menstrual cycle. Not every girl experiences this syndrome. Symptoms may vary person to person.


Signs and symptoms of premenstrual syndrome include:PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROME  Symptoms Causes Treatment


The exact cause of this condition is still unknown but it may assume that certain things play role in this syndrome which include:

  • Chemical changes in brain neurotransmitter
  • Depression
  • Hormonal changes occur at puberty

This condition can be diagnosed at clinical setup. Your doctor will take your medical history about signs and symptoms and conducting a physical examination to rule out the other cause and might recommend the thyroid function test to exclude the hypothyroidism.


Treatment options for premenstrual syndrome include:

  • NSAIDs for tenderness of breast and cramping
  • Hormonal contraceptives which help to reduce the symptoms
  • Antidepressants to reduce depression
  • Diuretics to prevent edema and fluid retention
Lifestyle and home remedies

Following lifestyle changes will help you to fight with your symptoms:

  • Avoid alcohol
  • Stop smoking
  • Eat healthy food
  • Exercise daily
  • Limit salt intake
  • Eat more vegetables
  • Take proper sleep
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