Premenstrual syndrome, or PMS, are some physical and emotional changes that generally start to occur a couple of weeks before your menstrual cycle begins.
The most common PMS symptoms include:
- joint pain
- weight gain
- crying spells
- mood swings
- food cravings
- breast swell/tender
Hormonal triggers cause these premenstrual syndrome symptoms. And PMS varies woman to woman, with some experience varying changes cycle to cycle.
Most women acknowledge some PMS symptoms. While others suffer symptoms so severe that they substantially interfere with their daily life.
There exists no cure for PMS, but some of these lifestyle changes may remedy its severity and offer some relief: