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Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) and Homeopathy

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a group of symptoms linked to the menstrual cycle/monthly bleeding in women. PMS symptoms occur 1 to 2 weeks before your menstruation starts. The symptoms usually go away after you start bleeding.

PMS can affect menstruating women of any age and the effect is different for each woman. For some women, PMS is just a monthly bother. For others, it may be so severe that it makes it hard to even get through the day.

PMS affects one in three menstruating women and often ill-defined symptoms can be severely debilitating. The symptoms usually go away after you start bleeding. Treatment of these problems using nutrition, exercise, lifestyle changes and homeopathy can produce excellent results.Diet and lifestyle:

Avoid salt, sugary foods, caffeine, and alcohol, especially when you’re having PMS symptoms. Consumption of refined carbohydrates (white flour) should be restricted and a high fiber diet containing plenty of vegetables and fruit should be eaten. A well-planned exercise program and enough sleep will also be of beneficial.

Symptoms of PMS:

PMS often includes both physical and emotional symptoms, and its symptoms vary from women to women such as:

  • Acne
  • Swollen or tender breasts
  • Feeling tired
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Upset stomach, bloating, constipation, or diarrhea
  • Headache or backache
  • Appetite changes or food cravings
  • Joint or muscle pain
  • Trouble with concentration or memory
  • Tension, irritability, mood swings, or crying spells
  • Anxiety or depression

Homeopathic management:

Homeopathic remedies are not only effective at removing the imbalances at the root of chronic disorders but also show fantastic results. The goal of homeopathic approach is to enliven the body’s natural healing and self-repair ability not only to help cure PMS, but also to prevent disorders and create the highest state of health and well-being.

Homeopathic remedies:

The main remedies for the treatment of PMS are listed below. Keep in mind that PMS is a chronic complaint which needs to be treated properly that’s why please seeking the services of a professional homeopath.

Sepia, Pulsatilla, Lachesis, Nat-mur, Apple tree, Juglus-regia, Graphites, Folliculinum e.t.c