What is PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome)?

You know how Shakespeare says, "That's the question."

Girls, we all know that many of us experience this syndrome every month. 

So much so that it is thought that three out of four menstruating women worldwide suffer from some form of premenstrual syndrome. Unfortunately, 80% of those reading this article suffer from one or more of these syndromes.

PMS is a syndrome that affects women's feelings, physical health, and sometimes quality of life on certain days of the menstrual cycle and/or before period.

The emotional changes caused by PMS include various symptoms such as cravings, weakness, tension, and sudden transitional feelings accompanying the increase in appetite. You know, we feel hungry all the time, we feel like we're going to cry if we're touched, or we get angry over a little something, it's all due to PMS.

As for the symptoms of PMS... 
PMS starts 5-10 days before the period and usually ends when the period begins. Medical science does not know the exact cause of PMS. So the exact reason has not been found yet.

However, it is believed to be our body's reaction to the changes in sex hormone and serotonin levels at the beginning of the menstrual cycle.

There is a long list of possible symptoms for PMS, but many women only suffer from some of these problems:

Joint or muscle pain,
Weight gain due to edema, 
Abdominal bloating, 
Breast tenderness, 
Acne formation, 
Intestinal syndromes (diarrhea or constipation),
Insomnia or sleepiness, 
Libido change,
Cravings associated with appetite.

Nervousness or anxiety, 
Depressed mood, 
Urge to cry, 
Emotional changes, 
Irritability, or anger,
Weakening of concentration.

If you notice one or more of these symptoms, you probably have PMS syndrome. The best way to combat PMS is to get regular checkups from your doctor and do relaxing activities as much as possible to relax during your period.