PMS: Prevention and Complications

Prevention Tips

There is no way to prevent PMS but there are things you can do to reduce your chances of having severe symptoms.
  • Take daily calcium (up to 1200 mg) and vitamin B6 (50 mg to 100 mg)
  • Get regular exercise
  • Eat a balanced diet that includes whole grains, protein, low-fat dairy, fruits, and vegetables
  • Limit caffeine, alcohol, chocolate, and salt
  • Reduce stress 
  • Quit smoking, if you smoke

Watch Out

  • Hot flushes or sweats
  • Increased sensitivity to sounds, light and touch

When to See Doctor

Consult a doctor if you have severe PMS symptoms (such as depression, anxiety, irritability, crying, or mood swings) don’t end a couple of days after your menstrual period starts.

Premenstrual syndrome, early menstruation, early periods, bleeding, gynaecology, tender breasts, bloating, feeling tired, irritability, mood changes, anxiety, no sleep, periods, PMS when to go to hospital, PMS when to seek medical care, PMS when to get help,

2 thoughts on “PMS: Prevention and Complications

Comments are closed.