Premenstrual Syndrome usually begins to appear a week before the arrival of menstruation. Many women do not even notice it, but for others it is a serious disorder that affects their daily lives and does not allow them to carry out daily activities. One of the typical and common symptoms during Premenstrual Syndrome is anxiety, which manifests itself in the following ways:
Anxiety symptoms before menstruation
- Nervousness, irritability and difficulty concentrating.
- Migraines and headaches.
- Increased appetite.
- Impulsive eating.
- Tiredness and sleepiness.
- Fluid retention in legs and breasts.
Tips against premenstrual anxiety
We can carry out a series of lifestyle habits that will make life easier for us on those days, reducing nervous and emotional symptoms and helping us feel better.
- Eat foods rich in zinc and iron.
- Exercise regularly, you don’t have to go to the gym, you can easily do them at home and if not, walking every day is enough.
- Read a book, listen to music, paint a picture, or do any activity that relaxes you.
- Sleep at least 8 hours a day and also make sure that you rest properly.
- Avoid caffeine, tobacco and alcohol.
- Practice some meditation and relaxation exercises, they will be of great help.