Bob Clark - Functional Dietician

PMS – causes, symptoms, considerations & treatment

PMS or premenstrual tension (PMT) can manifest as a variety of emotional and physical symptoms that occur during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle.

Symptoms are different between women and there can be over 200 symptoms ranging in severity, which can include: anxiety, irritability, muscle tension, insomnia, weight gain, depression, changes in appetite, fluid retention, bloating, cravings, headaches, fatigue, tender breasts and lack of coordination to name a few.

In this video, I discuss:

– the different forms/categories of PMS
– the possible causes of PMS
– treatment considerations
– the more serious condition premenstrual dysmorphic disorder (PMDD)

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