10 Quick Facts About Premenstrual Stress (PMS)
A few things you may not know about PMS that can save your pain and discomfort each month
Here are a few facts you may not know know about Premenstrual Stress (PMS)

1. There are more than 150 symptoms that are associated with PMS, from muscle cramping and breast tenderness to nausea, anger and irritability.

2. At least 60% (and some say as much as 85%) of all menstruating women suffer from any number of these symptoms each month during her cycle

3. 5% of women who suffer from PMS have symptoms that are so severe they are considered debilitating

4. Skipping meals, excessive weight loss and weight gain, birth control pills and high stress levels can all make you more susceptible to experiencing PMS.

5. Diet, exercise, herbal medicine, aromatherapy and acupressure have all been shown to reduce the severity of PMS symptoms and even reverse them in a short period of time.

6. Alcohol, sugar, tobacco and caffeine have all been shown to contribute to PMS and avoiding them has been shown to reduce symptoms

7. It can take as little as 1 week to make changes in your diet and introduce other holistic treatments that can help relieve PMS symptoms significantly.

8. A study for the Women's Nutritional Advisory Service (WNAS) found that more than eight out of 10 PMS sufferers feel violent and aggressive for up to two weeks before their periods and their condition has effected their relationship with their partner.

9. Between 2% - 4% of women are forced to take up to two days off work every month because of the severity of their symptoms.

10. Some popular PMS medications can have side effects including nausea, appetite changes, nervousness, dizziness, tremors, dry mouth, skin rashes and even suicidal thoughts and behavior.

Do any of these symptoms sound familiar to you, they were very familiar to me until I took control of my health naturally and said goodbye to PMS for good, you can do the same too, find out how at http://naturalyou.ning.com/relievepmsnaturally  

Have a great day, take care and stay healthy

Leah Salmon
The Naturally You Coach
About the Author:
Leah Salmon - The Naturally You Coach
Leah Salmon, The Naturally You Coach helps busy parents professionals and business owners find the time to naturally boost their health and achieve their health goals, using Metabolic Typing, whole foods, life coaching and mindset change, in private and group coaching programs, books and audio products. To get a free training CD called "Getting Healthy In No Time - How to find the time to achieve your health and life goals naturally", go to http://www.gethealthyinnotime.com 

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