Pre Menstrual Syndrome 117 – Pre Menstrual Syndrome (PMS) and Diet – Kelp

Pre Menstrual Syndrome 117 – Pre Menstrual Syndrome (PMS) and Diet – Kelp

Premenstrual syndrome is defined as faulty function of the ovaries related to the women’s menstrual cycle, it effects a women’s physical and emotional state, and sometimes interferes with daily activities as a result of hormone fluctuation. The syndrome occurs one to two weeks before menstruation and then declines when the period starts.Many women with PMS have been seeking help from conventional doctors, herbalist and other specialists with some success. In fact no matter how good the medication are, how effective the herbs are, how good the self help program is, etc. without changing or adding foods which contain high amount of antioxidant, vitamins, minerals and nutrients, re occurrence of the symptoms is as high as 100%. The series of premenstrual syndrome and diet has been used by many women with PMS with high successful rate. Some of them saw their syndrome disappear after 6 months of continuing diets and some saw dramatic improvement of their symptoms. I remember some years ago, one of the Chinese herbalist told me ” eat to diseases, eat to prevent, eat to cure or eat to die “, your body is yours, it is up to you to take care it or damage it.In this article, we will discuss what exhibits stress to cause PMS.

I. Definition
Kelp are seaweed plants belongs to the family Laminariales and exist only on the clean water coast line. It contains many nutrients and has been used as foods for thousand of years for people living in the coast line.

II. How kelp effects women with PMS
1. Vitamins
Kelp contains many vitamins including Vitamin A, B1, B2, B3, B12, C, E and K which are necessary for the body need for over all health as we mentioned in previous article. Remember, for what ever reason, women with PMS are found have above vitamins deficiency.

2. Iodine
a) Thyroid function
Iodine is vital to maintain normal function of thyroid gland. Deficiency of iodine increasing the risk of hyperthyroidism resulting in hormone imbalance causing fatigue, tiredness and depression and uncontrolled weight loss.
b) Immune system
It besides increase the immune system in protect our body against the forming the free radical and prevent irregular cell growth, it also stimulate the immune response against infeaction and inflammation.
c) Nervous system
It also helps to inhibit the estrogen response through up-regulating proteins involved in estrogen metabolism thereby, maintaining the right levels of estrogen and progesterone and lessening the risk of symptoms of PMS caused by hormone imbalance

3. Alkaili
Alkaili is important in helping our body to neutreulize the levels of acid because most of our diet today contains high amount of acid-genic foods including meat and eggs which causes acids accumulated in the blood resulting in nervous tension such as fatigue, anorexia, insomnia, headache and uncontrolled joint pain.

4. Chlorella
Besides helping to clean the plague in the arterial wall and making the arterial wall more elastic, chlorella helps to improve liver function in carbohydrate and fat and protein metabolism resulting in lessening the risk of hormone imbalance and insulin fluctuation for some women with premenstrual syndrome.

5. Trace minerals
Kelp contain high amount of trace minerals, such as
a) Iron
It is vital for reproduction of red blood cells and increasing the absorption of oxygen and prevent anaemia.
b) Magnesium and calcium
They are need to protect against bone loss, maintain a healthy heart and liver metabolism.
c) Potassium
It helps to regulate the levels of sodium and increase lymphatic function in fluid regulation.

I hope this information will help. If you need more information or insurance advices, please follow my article series of the above subject at my home page at:
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“Let Take Care Your Health, Your Health Will Take Care You” Kyle J. Norton
I have been studying natural remedies for disease prevention for over 20 years and working as a financial consultant since 1990. Master degree in Mathematics, teaching and tutoring math at colleges and universities before joining insurance industries. Part time Health and entertainment Article Writer.

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