Why do i feel so bad before and during my period? Both physically and mentally.

Not Medical Advice: Just before your menstrual cycle your body goes through many changes, frequently referred to as premenstrual syndrome, or PMS. Common physical symptoms of PMS are breast tenderness, weight gain, & water retention. Some common emotional & behavioral symptoms are irritability, mood swings, & depression. After your cycle you may have low iron, & other essential vitamins which were flushed from your body. Regular exercise, a good diet, & avoiding caffeine and alcohol can help reduce issues.
Updated on Wednesday, February 01 2012 at 07:20PM EST
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