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
Quit smoking, if you smoke
- 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.