CONCEPT AND MANAGEMENT OF PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROME (MUTLAZIMA QABL HAIZ ) IN UNANI SYSTEM OF MEDICINE
Mutlazima Qabl Haiz (Premenstrual syndrome) refers to a combination of physical and emotional disturbances that occur after a woman ovulates and resolves with start of menstruation. More than 200 symptoms have been ascribed to PMS. Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder ia a more severe form of premenstrual syndrome. The characteristic symptoms of premenstrual syndrome are mood swings, anxiety, and irritability and physical conditions – like headache, fatigue, bloating, sleep disturbances, nausea, and breast tenderness. 90% of the women all over the world experience these symptoms during their reproductive years. The PMS has unknown cause and does not have any specific proved diagnosis and medication in modern medicine. The main objective of this article is to review the potential treatment for premenstrual syndrome in unani medicine.
Keywords: Premenstrual Syndrome, Premenstrual Dysphoric Syndrome, Unani Management
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