For women, PMS usually comes during the last half of your cycle starting at about day 14 through day 28. Some women have sugar cravings, mood swings, anxiety, depression, foggy brain, fatigue, bloating, constipation, diarrhea, headaches, acne, etc.

What is a women to do? Why do you feel so messed up during PMS?

One thing to know is that there is a physical change in a women’s brain when hormones shifts. This could cause the parts of the brain to overactive or under active.

Then you have the gut which also has hormone receptors on it too. This can cause the gas, bloating, constipation, diarrhea that occurs during PMS.

Then there are the food cravings for sugar, salt, carbs, you name it. This is because dopamine and serotonin are not balanced along with progesterone.

Is PMS Normal?

No. PMS is not normal. What’s supposed to be normal is not having PMS.  PMS is one of the ways that your body is telling you that something is not balanced.  If you are done with PMS come see us today.

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