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Does anyone have any pmt remedies?

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PPaka Wed 05-Mar-14 18:55:29

That work quickly

AngelinaCongleton Wed 05-Mar-14 18:56:25

Sleep, exercise. Mainly sleep.

TheWomanWithTheMysteriousLump Wed 05-Mar-14 18:57:24

B6, lots

nostress Wed 05-Mar-14 19:02:00

Oil of evening primrose

TSSDNCOP Wed 05-Mar-14 19:05:14

3 neurofen every 4 hours

MyBodyIsAtemplate Wed 05-Mar-14 19:08:30

dh is sat next to me with an axe in his head.

feel loads better now. grin

ExcuseTypos Wed 05-Mar-14 19:11:13

Lots of water and no alcohol.

Eat small frequent meals every few hours.

Get some fresh air and a walk if possible.

Tulip26 Wed 05-Mar-14 19:15:24

Murder, I think! Any man within 5ft. I get such bad PMT. I'm following this thread closely.

AnnabelleDarling Wed 05-Mar-14 19:20:22

Cut down on sugar as much as you can. Look at low carbing, it made a huge difference to my pmt

PPaka Wed 05-Mar-14 19:27:07

I can't stop crying
I want to run away

I was doing really well, really positive
I hate myself

queenofthemountains Wed 05-Mar-14 19:30:00

Not short term but long term I got a mirena coil fitted and my pmt went from 4 days of pure anger to 1 day of general annoyance with the odd outburst.

SissySpacekAteMyHamster Wed 05-Mar-14 19:33:56

I've had the last two days of rage and I definitely need a cure!

SackAndCrack Wed 05-Mar-14 19:34:45

OP I found the best PMT treatment. I was suffering with PMDD and it helped enormously.

Angus cactus.

It makes your cycle much shorter, a week shorter but it feels as though it skips that week of PMT and you just come on instead. I was a bit miffed about bleeding not 20 days since the last one, but once I realised Id had not severe PMT I was ecstatic.

Ive done this for about 5 months, the all of a sudden the AC started giving me stomach pain so I stopped taking it. Im due on any minute and I feel tired, tearful, emotional, depressed, cant find any enthusiasm for life, let alone chores and general daily grind. I feel utterly warn down. Not to mention The Rage.

So as of tomorrow Im going to take half a dose to see if I can compromise with my body.

Not everyone gets side effects from AC so its definitely worth a shot.

Whatisaweekend Wed 05-Mar-14 20:04:58

Have you tried Fluoresse? It's starflower oil and sold in Boots. Halved my pmt in both length and severity.

DaisytheStrange Wed 05-Mar-14 20:10:59

I found giving up all meat and dairy products make a massive difference to my PMT. Also, eating two tbspoons of Linseed every day (the whole seed, either ground or soaked overnight - it tastes OK mixed with muesli.

mizu Wed 05-Mar-14 20:41:54

I have found taking magnesium helps.

I am also eating more tinned mackerel and trying to eat more healthily.

Can't stop chocolate though grin

Sleep, going to bed early the week before I come on.

Feel for you, I was feeling fine yesterday. Woke up this morning feeling rough, headachy, hair greasy. Had a staff dev day today and felt annoyed with everyone that I usually get on with so well. Not due on til NEXT Sunday sad

PPaka Wed 05-Mar-14 20:43:35

I've changed my diet recently to be healthier
Losing weight slowly

This pmt has just hit me like a tidal wave
H left recently, I'm still reeling from his behaviour and actions
I've been really proud of myself for staying on top of things
Now I feel like its falling apart

PPaka Wed 05-Mar-14 20:47:40

I think I'm actually starting with peri menopausal symptoms

I'm fat, old, skin is awful, it's grey and I cannot get makeup to work. And I'm alone.
I got some magnesium last month, but been forgetting to take then regularly
I have a banging headache too

FreeLikeABird Wed 05-Mar-14 20:51:17

Watching this thread I have baaad PMT, hope you find something to help op, nothing worse than feeling like shit x

cls77 Wed 05-Mar-14 20:52:33

Please don't take 3 nurofen?!!!!! It's 2 every 6hours. Seriously damaging your stomach lining if you're doing this often.
PMT wise, have a breakdown at every opportunity, failing that a nice long bath and a bar of choccy smile

RhondaJean Wed 05-Mar-14 20:54:39

Oh no, I'm not sure this definitely is pms, do you usually have it this bad?

My answer isn't quick, it's exercise like crazy and don't sat sugar. It makes such a huge difference to me, but you need to start two weeks ago, which isn't much help right now.

RhondaJean Wed 05-Mar-14 20:55:33

By no sugar I mean no processed foods with sugar in, not avoiding fruit etc just so I am clear.

PPaka Wed 05-Mar-14 21:09:14

Yeah it is
It's like a black cloud comes over me, I get annoyed with everything and just want to cry
It is getting worse
I saw gp, had some blood tests last week
Haven't heard yet

RhondaJean Wed 05-Mar-14 21:11:44

I get terrible pmt, it's just when you were saying everything that's going on I didn't want to ignore that.

Do you exercise regularly? Can you go for a run or something? I think even at this point it would release endorphins that might help.

WholeNutt Wed 05-Mar-14 21:17:43

Like SackandCrack Angus Cactus, try it in the tincture form as it enters the system quicker than tablets.

It's not a quick fix but will definitely help.

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