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PMS Premenstrual Syndrome

Premenstrual syndrome, or as it is commonly called, PM, is a recurrent condition affecting women one to fourteen days before the onset of menstruation. It is estimated that 75% of all women experience some sort of premenstrual symptoms, while 30-40% of women report symptoms severe enough to interfere with their daily activities. For many years, PMS was dismissed as a purely psychological disorder, but is now known to be a physical problem with many factors. If you're resolved not to give in to menstrual or premenstrual purely psychological disorder, but is now known to be a physical problem with many factors. If you're resolved not to give in to menstrual or premenstrual many factors. If you're resolved not to give in to menstrual or premenstrual discomfort, and you want a natural solution that avoids drugs, many women tum to chiropractic.

Your nervous system controls and regulates every cell, tissue, organ and system of your body. The spine, especially in the lower back, can impair nerves that direct and monitor the reproductive and hormonal systems. Women with undetected subluxations/misalignments can suffer from a wide variety of female health problems including pelvic pain, PMS, incontinence, sexual dysfunctions and even infertility.

In the November / December 1999 issue of the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics concerning premenstrual syndrome and the positive effects of chiropractic on the symptoms.

The study was completed on 25 women. Estimates of the prevalence of this condition vary depending on criteria. This study estimated that between 10% and 20% of reproductive age women have severe symptoms associated with this condition. The study included chiropractic adjustments for a ten day period prior to the .ginning of the subjects cycles.

The women were asked to monitor their symptoms and rate them with a score using, = none to "3" ..vere. The results showed a reduction in symptoms from between 42% and 32% for the group that received chiropractic for only a short time. Although these findings are encouraging, and long tern study would be interesting to see if the results were even greater, the esearchers concluded, "results support the hypothesis that the symptoms associated with concluded, "results support the hypothesis that the symptoms associated with PMS can be reduced by chiropractic".

While chiropractic care isn't a treatment for PMS, many women with spinal distortions often .e an improvement in their reproductive health while under chiropractic .re. Restoring a more normally functioning nervous system helps body work the way ifs supposed to.

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