PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome)
Estimates suggest that up to 90% of women suffer from some form of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) with 10 -20% experiencing severe or disabling symptoms. If you’re resolved not to give in to menstrual or premenstrual discomfort, and you want a natural solution that avoids drugs, many women turn to chiropractic.
The Lumbar Spine
Your nervous system controls and regulates every cell, tissue, organ and system of your body. The spine, especially in the lower back, can impair nerves that direct and monitor the reproductive and hormonal systems. Women with undetected vertebral subluxations can suffer from a wide variety of female health problems including pelvic pain, PMS, incontinence, sexual dysfunctions and even infertility.
Three types of effects can result when proper nervous system regulation of the reproductive system is disturbed from the abnormal motion or position of spinal bones.
Over activity – such as heavy bleeding or severe cramping.
Under activity – including missed periods or infertility.
Distorted activity – cells that normally line the uterus, implant elsewhere causing bleeding, pain and reduced fertility.
The Promise of Chiropractic
While chiropractic care isn’t a treatment for PMS (or any other condition), many women with spinal distortions often see an improvement in their reproductive health while under chiropractic care. Restoring a more normally functioning nervous system helps the body work the way it’s supposed to.
If you, or someone you love, is put out of commission every month, encourage her to come in for a thorough chiropractic examination.
If there’s nerve interference, there’s a good chance we can help.