Conditions we can help with ….
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CONDITIONS WE CAN HELP WITH...

Premenstrual Syndrome

Premenstrual syndrome, or PMS, is defined as recurrent signs and symptoms that develop during the seven to fourteen days prior to menstruation. Symptoms vary from person to person often including; decreased energy levels, tension, irritability, depression, headache, altered sex drive, breast pain, backache, abdominal bloating and swelling of the fingers and ankles. These symptoms have physical, psychological and emotional consequences. PMS is estimated to affect 30-40% of menstruating women. In most cases symptoms are mild, however in approximately 10% of cases symptoms are debilitating.

There are many triggering factors that can be implicated in this cyclical condition, these include: high caffeine intake, tobacco use, dietary deficiencies - certain vitamin and mineral deficiencies, particularly magnesium, manganese and vitamin E, family history and stress.

By identifying the causative factors an appropriate treatment can be started which include dietary intervention, nutritional supplements and exercise.

At Nutrition Mission we can aid the regulation of your monthly cycle, reducing and eliminating the signs and symptoms people accept as 'normal' yet have debilitating effects.
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As a newly diagnosed, emotional & overweight diabetic, I found Nutrition Mission very knowledgeable professionals who are also supportive & accommodating - far better than my local GP. A few weeks into the program, where we are adjusting my former lifestyle in manageable chunks I already feel healthier plus have started to lose weight.
Helena Gates
02 November 2011