Do you suffer from PMS (premenstrual syndrome)? It’s shocking that up to 40% of women will have to manage their symptoms!

PMS symptoms include:

What causes PMS?

PMS is caused by a variety of factors and is different for each women.  It could be hormone imbalance (like prolactin, aldosterone, estrogen or insulin), dietary factors, your exercise, or it could be a nutrient deficiency (like B6 or magnesium).

What can you do about it?

  1. First start by tracking your symptoms – get a calendar or piece of paper or an app to track all your symptoms that aren’t normal.
  2. Rate them on a scale of 1-10
  3. Record how long they last for e.g. 1 hour, 6 hours, 2 days

Then tweak something in your life and watch the next cycle and do the 3 steps to record again. Just being aware is the first stage.

Natural treatments for PMS do exist.  Herbs, supplements, and lifestyle changes can dramatically improve your cycle.

Talk soon!

Drs. Kerri & Whitney,

 

 

 

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