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Can exercise help relieve some of the symptoms of pms?

Can exercise help relieve some of the symptoms of pms?

Yes!: Exercise can give you natural pain relief. When we exercise, we make endorphins which act like "natural morphine." endorphins make us feel good. Also exercise helps us get rid of prostaglandins, the chemicals which causes uterus cramping. So getting up and getting moving 30-60 minutes every day is good for lots of reasons. Relieving period cramps is one of them. [more info in comments]. ...Read more

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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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How to relieve PMS symptoms? I need help don't feel good at all and it's driving me crazy!

How to relieve PMS symptoms? I need help don't feel good at all and it's driving me crazy!

See your Doctor!: For many of us, the roller-coaster of our ovary hormones can indeed make us crazy! our brains actually work differently from day to day as our hormone levels change. As we approach menopause, we can have very large swings in those hormones. Two ways of help can be medicines like prozac, (fluoxetine) which reduce the symptoms; or birth control pills can knock down the level of hormones. See ob/gyn! good luck! ...Read more

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What are symptoms of pms?

PMS Sxs: I agree with dr. Thanapathy. Pms symptoms can include feeling tearful, irritability, mood swings, anger, depressed mood, change in sex drive & anxiety. These may be accompanied by swelling of the breasts (or extremities), weight gain, bloating, cramps, overeating, headaches (to include migraines), dizziness, fainting and palpitations. Sleep may be disturbed with problems with acne or hives. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of pms?

PMS symptoms: Pms includes both physical and emotional symptoms in the 1-2 weeks before your menstrual period, and which go away when bleeding starts. These include: swollen, tender breasts; feeling tired; sleeping poorly; upset stomach; bloating; constipation/diarrhea; trouble w/concentration; headache or backaches; joint aches & pains; tension & irritability; depression; mood swings; crying spells, etc. ...Read more

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What are some common PMS symptoms?

What are some common PMS symptoms?

Pms: Symptoms occur around same time of menstrual cycle for at least three consecutive cycles, with relief when menses start. ...Read more

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How long do PMS symptoms usually last?

How long do PMS symptoms usually last?

PMS: Depending on severity & chronicity, and what medications u r on, can go from days to few weeks, but usually around 1 week to 10 days. ...Read more

Pms (Definition)

Collection of emotional symptoms, with or without physical symptoms, related to the menstrual cycles. Common symptoms are irritability, tension & dysphoria, also insomnia, headaches, fatigue, mood swings, ...Read more