Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Premenstrual Tension Syndrome

Premenstrual tension syndrome, 1 or 2 weeks before menstruation begins, both physical and psychological, and emotional disorder that causes symptoms. Approximately 75% of women during the menstrual period approaches, some of the complaints arise due to changing hormone levels. Half of these women, symptoms are mild and do not affect a person's daily life. The other half of the more serious complaints, including depression may occur.
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) studies aimed at finding the causes of this table as a full explanation of the underlying factors. There are some theories, however. In case of a decline in symptoms of PMS are some hormones that suppress ovulation. Accordingly, the reproductive hormones can cause PMS. PMS with the nerves of the transmission of these hormones that occur as a result of joint action of certain substances that are strong findings. GABA and serotonin verilenlerdir substances most commonly cited name. Some researchers believe lead to loss of calcium and magnesium balance disorders PMS. Stress hormones in the etiology of PMS it has also been proposed. This excess of hormones led to complaints may be more intense. Hormone secreted by the body, almost all substances in the etiology of PMS and the accused. But not yet found a clear cause.
Risk Factors
To be between 25-40 years of ageMore common in those who quit using birth control medsMajor stressDepressionSymptoms
IrritabilityEmotional fluctuations (easy to cry ...)AnxietyDepressionLoss of self-confidenceLack of concentrationSleep problemsChanges in appetite (the need for fresh eating, excessive food cravings ...)Weight gainFatigue, weaknessHeadacheBreast tenderness and sensitivityPalpitationDizzinessDisorders of the digestive systemMuscle aches
Not based on positive findings, the diagnosis of PMS. The most reliable way to diagnose for a period of 2-3 months of complaints and their severity skorlamaktır save. Complaints must be separated physically and spiritually, and what is done when time starts to be recorded regularly.
The exact cause of PMS is unknown, treatment is also uncertain. There are many different treatment approaches to this issue.
Diet: dribs and drabs, and there are frequent reports of reduced symptoms of eating. During the premenstrual period, the consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables, avoiding red meat and fat, frozen, not consuming foods containing additives is sometimes useful in the. In the same way as caffeine, alcohol, salt and sugar consumption may be beneficial in reducing.
Exercise: In one study, women with PMS do not exercise were more frequently encountered. The 30-minute walk every day may be beneficial.
Minerals: 1200 mg of calcium daily, 400 mg of magnesium and manganese intake of 6 mg to reduce the symptoms of PMS, there is evidence.
Vitamins: Daily consumption of 400 IU of vitamin E may reduce the sensitivity of tension and breasts in particular.
Other treatment options include drugs related to serotonin metabolism, hormonal medications (birth control pills), psychiatric medications such as antidepressants and anxiolytics, diuretics, pain killers, but none of them can be considered definitive is useless.Among other approaches to psychotherapy and acupuncture treatment are rare.


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