In the women’s menstrual cycle, a series of physical, psychological, and emotional symptoms arises that called Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) or premenstrual tension (PMT). Most women before the menopause experienced physical symptoms associated with normal ovulation, including bloating or breast tenderness. In terms of culture, the abbreviation for PMS is very well-known in English-speaking countries and refers to problems associated with menstruation, which regardless of its medical definition, is widely used in daily conversation. The medical definitions of PMS are limited to a continuous pattern of physical and emotional symptoms that only occur during the Luteal phase of the menstrual cycle (ten days before menstruation up to shortly before or after menstrual flow) and have a deeply interference with some aspects of life. The specific psychological and physical symptoms associated with PMS vary from woman to woman; however, the pattern of symptoms for each woman is uniquely predictable.
Hot flashes in Menopause
Menopause is a universal phenomenon among women. One of the symptoms that women experience in menopause can be mentioned to hot flash. The treatment that is currently used to improve hot flash is an alternative to hormone therapy that has many side effects. One of the alternatives to hormone therapy is the use of herbs from the family of phytoestrogens, such as evening primrose.