Many women experience abnormal vaginal bleeding or spotting between periods at some point in their lives; when your menstrual flow is different - lighter or heavier than what is your norm, or at a time when it is not expected, such as before puberty, when you are pregnant, or after menopause. There are many possible causes, which require professional help and consultation to determine the right treatment. We have the experience and knowledge and will work with you towards the treatment that meets your lifestyle.
More than 200 different symptoms have been associated with PMS. Common emotional and non-specific symptoms include stress, anxiety, difficulty with sleep, headache, feeling tired, mood swings, increased emotional sensitivity, tender breasts, food cravings, fatigue, irritability, depression, and changes in interest in sex.
Physical symptoms associated with the menstrual cycle include bloating, lower back pain, abdominal cramps, constipation/diarrhea, swelling or tenderness in the breasts, cyclic acne, and joint or muscle pain, and food cravings. The exact symptoms and their intensity vary significantly from woman to woman, and even somewhat from cycle to cycle and over time.
Treatments and lifestyle adjustments can help you reduce or manage PMS such as antidepressants, hormonal medications, or even alternative medicine. Nonetheless you need to see your health care specialist to decide the best path forward.