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Why PMS Gets Worse With Age And How To Deal With It

Despite the fact that science has yet to identify a cause for PMS, about 90% of women experience some 150 symptoms associated with it. PMS normally begins a few days to two weeks before menstruation and can persist for a few days afterward.

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PMS is easily recognized when physical discomfort (such as mood swings, anxiety or irritability, headache, tummy pain or bloating, changes in appetite or sex drive) occurs during the luteal phase of your cycle (14 days from ovulation to menstruation).

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The majority of women's hormones(estrogen) fluctuate a lot as they get older. PMS sufferers are more likely to be depressed, and women who suffer from PMS are more prone to be susceptible to hormonal fluctuations.

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The drop in serotonin induced by the highs and lows of estrogen in the body causes an increase in physical and emotional reactions in the body. Second, women who begin experiencing PMS early in their reproductive years have a harder time transitioning to menopause. (A period of time after menstruation stops) because the body experiences a greater range of emotions before it stops.

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How to Get Rid of PMS Symptoms;

As your cycle progresses, your PMS symptoms may become more constant or unsteady; it's essential to keep track of your symptoms for at least two cycles. PMS symptoms, on the other hand, can range from moderate to severe.

Let's have a look at some options for easing your discomfort;

•Use over-the-counter pain relievers like ibuprofen and other anti-inflammatory meds.

•Engage in aerobic exercise such as walking, swimming, cycling, or any other activity that raises your heart rate.

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•Every day, try to get in at least 30 minutes of exercise.

•Reduce your intake of fat, sugar, coffee, and alcohol.

•Ensure that you are getting the necessary daily calcium intake. Take vitamins and supplements to provide your body with the 1200 mg of calcium it requires each day.

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•Because stress, mood swings, and weariness can exacerbate PMS symptoms, getting enough rest is recommended to help lessen your symptoms.

•Try yoga, meditation, and body stretches to improve your breathing.

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When PMS symptoms become more severe, they can be painful and disturb everyday activities. IIt's best to pay attention to your symptoms and see what works for you. Calcium aids in the prevention of unpleasant PMS.

Remember to get your 1200 mg of calcium every day.

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