The PMS Guide For Men – Survival Tips For Husbands

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pms guide for men

This is the complete PMS Guide for men that unravels the mystery behind their partner’s sudden transformation into weird, moody creatures during those few days, every month. Understanding a woman’s PMS symptoms can be a bit difficult for men. Just voicing an innocent opinion can get you into neck deep trouble with your wife, but the culprit is actually PMS. Hormonal changes and physical discomfort like headaches, backaches and stomach cramps during PMS trigger unexpected emotional outbursts for the unlikeliest of reasons. If you notice, there will be a predictable pattern of emotional outbursts and mood swings every month, depending on the date and your poor wife is not the one to be blamed! Symptoms of emotional outbursts during PMS may vary from woman to woman. Check out this list of to-dos and not-to-dos that will help you handle your cranky wife during PMS, without going berserk.

PMS Guide For Men – Survival Tips

Offer Tea, Coffee Or Juice

A nice, warm cup of tea/coffee or a glass of fruit juice will be much appreciated. That isn’t too much considering the amount of time your wife spends in the kitchen.

Look For Missing Clothes Yourself

Do not argue over missing socks and ties. Try to find out that pair of socks you just bought last week, yourself.  Wear whatever is ironed and arranged in your wardrobe. Do not waste time looking for a tee or formal shirt that takes forever to find or needs your wife’s assistance to find (even if you may not admit it.)

Ignore The Mess

It is absolutely okay for the house to look ransacked till your wife feels better. It will be fine in a few days time.

Calling Friends Over? Think Twice!

Do not call friends and relatives over for lunch or dinner (and certainly not your mom), during those few days of the month, except in case of emergencies.

Kind Words Work Wonders

Kind words work like magic and are effective antidotes. They can tame vicious creatures. Your wife is just an ordinary human being.

Help Yourself

Help yourself. That is all most wives wish during those days of the month. They would not expect you to exchange roles, take care of kids and the home.

This is the basic wish list of anyone going through a typical bout of PMS symptoms. Husbands can avoid arguments and maintain peace at home, if they take care of the tips mentioned in the PMS Guide For Men.

How to deal with PMS – Symptoms And Remedies

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Worried sick on how to deal with PMS? Do you dread that particular time of the month when you develop PMS symptoms?

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Facts Of PMS Symptoms

PMS also known as pre-menstrual syndrome is a condition caused by hormonal imbalances characterized by physical and emotional symptoms pertaining to the menstrual cycle. PMS symptoms are seen anytime during the ten days immediately before the start of menses. Physical PMS symptoms include fatigue, bloating, breast discomfort, headache, leg ache, muscle ache, acne and appetite changes. Emotional PMS symptoms include stress,depression and increased irritability. A normally calm, soft spoken  and well mannered woman may become angry and quarrelsome during these days. Women may suffer from all or any of these symptoms. Women already suffering from severe depression must consult a doctor for PMS.

How to deal with PMS

Exercise and lifestyle changes can provide relief from PMS symptoms. Exercise includes brisk walking for 4-5 times a week, abdominal exercises, jogging, swimming and cycling. Research has proved that Yoga is an excellent way to beat PMS blues.

 

Diet For PMS

Food habits  must be changed during these few days. Avoid oily, fried foods. Avoid intake of caffeine and alcohol. Due to hormonal imbalances, you will be tempted to drink tea,coffee etc. and gorge on fried snacks and chocolates. But do not give in to these tendencies. Have fruit juice instead. You must eat foods high in fibers, fresh vegetables, fruits and food grains. Avoid red meat. Eat fish, which is a good source of Omega-3 fatty acids. Eat foods rich in calcium, vitamin A,B and E. Whatever you eat or drink, make sure it is warm. Take bath with warm water. Constipation during this period is a major culprit. Drink plenty of water and include fiber in your diet to eliminate constipation. Avoid starchy vegetables like potato and vegetables that cause flatulence. Include ginger and garlic in your diet to avoid gas formation.

PMS Mood Boosters

Avoid company of pessimists and people who gossip. Listen to music. Music has soothing powers. It freshens the mind and soul.

Above all, a woman must think of this – The modern woman is strong, she has made many achievements. She works at office, manages home and family and is the key to happiness in a family. She plays multiple roles successfully! She is a mother, wife, colleague, daughter and is at par with men. So something as small as PMS must not be able to defeat the  strong woman in you!

PMS Tips For Husbands

Men in the family must understand that this is just a passing phase caused by hormonal imbalances and that nothing is being said or done intentionally to hurt anybody. They must be caring and compassionate towards their wives during this phase and must be ready to forgive and forget temper tantrums.