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Your period is a natural part of your life and you can do anything you would do any other time of the month. If PMS is a problem for you, there are ways to manage it. PMS is a group of changes that can affect you on many levels. The changes come 1 to 2 we.....
Your period is a natural part of your life and you can do anything you would do any other time of the month. If PMS is a problem for you, there are ways to manage it. PMS is a group of changes that can affect you on many levels. The changes come 1 to 2 weeks before your period. Once your period starts, they go away. It probably has to do with changes in your body chemistry around the time of your period.
First you need to need to figure out the symptoms, so let’s have a look at them:
Physical signs: Tenderness in breast, bloated tummy, stomach and headache, swollen feet, pimple, constipation, etc.
Emotional signs: Mood swings, anger outburst, depression, anxiety, difficulty in sleeping.
Behavioral signs: Forgetfulness, loss of mental focus, tired.
Now look at the other side of picture - there are lots of ways to manage PMS. Even if you can’t totally fix it, it’s nice to know you have the power to help yourself. These tips might help you:
Try over-the-counter pain relievers like Ibuprofen. Be sure to follow the dosing instructions exactly as per the doctor’s instructions.
Talking with a mental health counselor can help you to develop new skills to overcome challenges. If you have notes about your symptoms, bring it to the doctor /therapist. Plan ahead about the questions you want to ask. That way you’ll get the best help from your doctor.
Once your period starts, there are certain hygiene measures that every girl should take. Here are a few important ones:
Here's also a video on menstrual health:
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