Thursday, August 5, 2010

Many Women Experience Premenstrual Tension

There are of course women will experience periods of menstruation every month until your menopause. Tension PMS is the complaints that usually begins one week until a few days before the arrival of menstruation and disappear after your period came even though sometimes continue until menstruation stopped.
                                                                 figure via pmsfactor

Etiology of premenstrual tension are unclear, but possibly important factor is the imbalance of the hormones estrogen and progesterone with resistance due to fluid and sodium, weight gain, and sometimes edema. In connection with hormonal abnormalities, pre-menstrual tension there in the luteal deficiency and reduction of progesterone production.
Psychological factors, family problems, social problems, etc. is also one important factor and needs to be to do with the situation. women are more sensitive to hormonal changes in the menstrual cycle and to psychological factors will easily suffer from premenstrual tension.

Clinical Manifestations
Complaints consisted of emotional disturbances such as irritability, anxiety, insomnia, headache, flatulence, nausea, enlargement and pain in mammae, and so forth. Whereas in severe cases there will be a depression, a feeling of fear, impaired concentration, and increased physical symptoms that have been mentioned previously.

Small dose of synthetic progesterone can be given for 8 to 10 days before menstruation. In addition, during the five days of diuretics could be beneficial. While the use of salt should be restricted and the daily drinking should also be reduced during the 7-10 days before menstruation. Treatment no less important is the provision of psychological therapy in patients.

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