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Alternative and natural treatment for Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) in Australia - Your Health are located in Australia are a group of alternative / holistic doctors providing natural, holistic treatment for Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) in Australia.
   
Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
 
Standard Definition

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a syndrome of a varying collection of physical and emotional symptoms. These can begin up to 2 weeks before the due period and typically resolve with the start of menstruation. PMT (T for tension) specifically relates to the mental/emotional component of PMS.

 
 
Possible Causes, Triggers & Exacerbating Factors
  • Sugar
  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Stress
  • Progesterone deficiency and oestrogen excess
  • Elevated prolactin
  • Constipation
  • History of mental and mood disorders including postnatal depression
  • Sluggish liver function
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    Common Signs & Symptoms
  • Bloating and fluid retention
  • Weight gain
  • Changes in bowel function
  • Food cravings, increase in appetite
  • Migraines and headaches
  • Mood changes - Irritability, anxiety, anger, emotional sensitivity, depression
  • Sleep disturbances, fatigue
  • Breast swelling and tenderness
  • Pimples, worsening acne
  • Abdominal cramping
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    Possible Additional Integrative Medicine Diagnostic Tests

    This is additional information that does not replace nor negate conventional diagnosis. Other tests may be useful depending on the individual circumstance.)

    • Hormonal testng
    • Biochemical assessments
     
     
    Links & Other Information

    Contact YourHealth for referenced material regarding this condition, any of the diagnostic tests or therapies mentioned.

     

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