Categories

A sample text widget

Etiam pulvinar consectetur dolor sed malesuada. Ut convallis euismod dolor nec pretium. Nunc ut tristique massa.

Nam sodales mi vitae dolor ullamcorper et vulputate enim accumsan. Morbi orci magna, tincidunt vitae molestie nec, molestie at mi. Nulla nulla lorem, suscipit in posuere in, interdum non magna.

What are different Women’s Health Issues? – Part 1

• Today, most females are worried about a large number of women’s health issues.
• Women today strive to keep themselves healthier and happier.
• Weight is definitely at the top of women’s health issues.
• To avoid illnesses like heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, arthritis and other ailments, women should try to maintain an ideal body weight.
• Ovarian and breast cancer are women’s health issues that many women are concerned about.
• Improved treatment and early detection helps improve the survival rate.
• Ovarian cancer is always a women’s health issue.
• Ovarian cancer is harder to detect in early stages than breast cancer.
• Pregnancy seems to be among the women’s health issues.
• The most common causes of female infertility are ovarian issues or blocked Fallopian tubes.

There are so many other areas of women’s health issues such as:
• Breast Problems
• Irregular periods
• PMS
• Cystitis
• Menopause
• Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
• Endometriosis
• Miscarriage
• Pregnancy
• Fat around the Middle
• Fibroids
• No periods
• Prolapse
• Heavy periods
• Osteoporosis
• Thrush
• Hysterectomy
• Ovarian Cysts
• Vaginal Infections
• Infertility
• Painful periods
• Weight Control

We will discuss Pre Menstrual Syndrome (PMS) here.

Pre-Menstrual Syndrome (PMS)

What is PMS?
• Premenstrual Syndrome which is more commonly referred to as PMS can be described as a very common condition that affects most women, when they are going through the ovulation process.
• There are several signs and symptoms experienced by women during this period.
• Most of them can be quite unpleasant.
• A woman going through PMS usually goes through a combination of physical, psychological, emotional and mood disturbances soon after the ovulation period.

Symptoms of Pre-Menstrual Syndrome (PMS)
• Social withdrawal
• Fatigue
• Bloating (due to fluid retention)
• Weight gain
• Breast tenderness
• Acne
• Sleep disturbances with sleeping too much or too little (insomnia), and
• Appetite changes with overeating or food cravings

Causes for Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
• Poor Dietary Habits
• Depression
• Hormonal Changes
• Stress
• Brain Chemical Changes
• Anger and irritability
• Anxiety
• Tension
• Crying
• Over-sensitivity
• Exaggerated mood swings

Diagnosis of PMS
• The most helpful diagnostic tool is the menstrual diary.
• If the changes occur consistently around ovulation (mid-cycle, or days 7-10 into the menstrual cycle) and persist until the menstrual flow begins, then PMS is probably the accurate diagnosis.
• The diagnosis of PMS can be difficult.
• Many medical and psychological conditions can mimic or worsen symptoms of PMS.
• There are no blood or laboratory tests to determine if a woman has PMS.
• When laboratory tests are performed, they are used to exclude other conditions that can mimic PMS.

General treatment of PMS
• Exercise.
• Family and friends can provide emotional support during the time of a woman’s cycle.
• Avoid salt before the menstrual period.
• Reduce caffeine intake.
• Quit smoking.
• Reduce alcohol intake.
• Reduce intake of refined sugars.

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) The PMDD Phenomenon PMS: Solving the Puzzle

Leave a Reply

You can use these HTML tags

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>