PRE-MENSTRUAL SYNDROME - DRUG FREE SOLUTIONS



Do you suffer the dreaded PMS every month, and do your loved ones end up suffering with you?


If you experience any of the following physical or emotional symptoms ( there are over 200 that have been identified), and it is affecting your relationship/ work life/ home life/ study demands etc, then it may be time to see your Naturopath for some drug free solutions.


  • Abdominal bloating

  • Breast swelling

  • Headaches

  • Fatigue & weakness

  • Fluid retention

  • Joint pains/ backache

  • Palpitations

  • Acne

  • Nervous tension

  • Mood swings

  • Anxiety

  • Tearfulness

  • Angry outbursts, aggression

  • Lack of concentration & forgetfulness


Diet and lifestyle approaches to manage your PMS include:

1. Limit your intake of sodium/ salt, refined sugar, caffeine, alcohol - these have been shown in studies or from clinical practice to exacerbate most PMS symptoms.

2. Exercise- has a positive effect on mood and pre-menstrual depression.

3. Massage - can help reduce anxiety, depressed mood, pain, and fluid retention.


Herbal Medicines:

Paeony, Vitex, Dong quai, Licorice, and nervine herbs are useful as part of a Herbal mix to manage PMS symptoms, via hormone balance, and supporting the stress response (which alleviates depression, fatigue, anxiety, and insomnia).


Supplements:

Vitamin B6 , magnesium, EPO, calcium and Vitamin D at the appropriate doses have been shown to reduce PMS symptoms.


You don't need to suffer every month - natural therapies can help provide long term solutions to the physical and emotional discomfort of PMS. Contact your Naturopath to find what works best for you...

HEALTH IN OUR HANDS

CONTACT

CLINIC APPOINTMENT TIMES

Christine Youssef

Owner & Principal Therapist

 

Naturopath, Herbalist, Nutritionist, Homeopath

Thai Massage, Remedial Massage, Bowen Therapist

38 Burleigh Ave

Caringbah, NSW, 2229

christine@healthinourhands.com.au

02 9501 0326

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Initial Consultation: 75mins

 

Follow-Up: 30 - 45mins

Please contact Christine for more information