Abdominal pain, headache, nausea, bloating, moodiness and depression are symptoms of Premenstrual syndrome that occurs 5 to 11 days before the onset of menstruation, sometimes with remarkable intensity. Luckily it is possible to improve the picture with natural thing.
Woman has different phases over a cycle of approximately 28 days. Perhaps this is why men do not understand why sometimes look shiny, with the best of spirits, and others are angry and do not bear the slightest joke. The set of physical symptoms, emotional and behavioral begin after ovulation in a slow and subtle but increasing to reach its peak during the premenstrual days.
Usually, manifestations disappear with the onset of menstruation, although some women even have symptoms for bleeding.
On the hunt for the causes
There are many studies that have sought the origin of the discomfort generated by women before the onset of menstruation, and the findings so far indicate that the possible cause of the syndrome is an imbalance between the amount estrogen and progesterone (female hormones).
This situation is apparently the cause of:
Enlargement of the abdomen and breast pain.
Abdominal discomfort, back, and ovaries.
Headaches, mood swings, irritability and aggressiveness, as well as crying spells and depression.
Anxiety, nervousness, insomnia, jealousy, clumsiness, decreased concentration and memory, as well as eating disorders and sexual desire.
Swelling in the legs and eventually increase varicose veins and hemorrhoids.
The relationship between the hormone systems, immunological and neurological systems with the psyche of the person, in both directions. Thus, an emotional problem can cause a disorder in one or more of the above systems, and vice versa.
One patient emotionally and mentally balanced, may have a more optimistic view of their illness, even if it is incurable, and to achieve better quality of life.
Possible causes of delayed menstruation
As we advance in age, the cycles begin to settle and acquire a normal rhythm. Finally, after 40, the cycles turn to become irregular, until they have finished, reached menopause.
However, there are other reasons, so our cycles suffer from irregularities and delays. As a teenager, it is natural to happen. Until we can menstruate twice in one month, or spend two months without menstruating. This does not mean we should immediately consult gynecologist.
As we grow, and above all sexual relations, one of the reasons for any delay in menstruation can be of different reasons. First we rule out pregnancy. We can do this at the pharmacy buying a simple pregnancy test. If this test is negative, then the other factors are causing the delay. Factors such as stress, emotional changes, excessive exercise or medication ... It should however refer to your doctor to ensure that is not suffering from a physical problem.
A problem in ovaries, such as a cyst, you can prevent menstruation occurs naturally. This problem is easily detected by a physician, using an ultrasound (totally painless). There are many other causes that can cause delayed menstruation, such as lack of iron, cysts, delayed ovulation, lack of ovulation. Yet there are also the emotional causes such as stress, temperature change or local depression, fears.
In all the causes listed should go to the gynecologist, who will decide which is the way forward.