Conditions we can help with ….
Nutrition can lead the way to more healthier, happier and more active lifestyle!

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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Nutrition Mission have been invaluable in giving me nutritional advice and sorting out any nutritional problems I have. Also they looked at my lifestyle and have gone out of their way to get advice and publications to me. I have had problems with insomnia, weight-gain problems and general lifestyle, so my nutritional therapist has given great information as to how to look at my daily diet coupled with my ailments, which supplements to take and while the laymen guesses at a lot of this Nutrition Mission have clearly shown me the way forward!
Paula McCarthy
19 January 2010