PMT (pre-menstrual tension) and the back

by Jeanie
(San Francisco, USA)

Is it best to rest when you have PMT of just take a pain killer and carry on and ignore it?

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Feb 01, 2013
PMT and the joints
by: Sarah says

Some women experience pre-menstrual fluid retention which can affect your back, if you have a back problem. If you have a spinal level that is not working properly it will tend to collect fluid simply because it does not have the movement available to keep fluid moving freely through it. For this reason baclk problems can be more painful leading up to a period. Vitamin B6 is a mild diuretic and may help evacuate retained fluid. Otherwise, the usual Sarah Key 'pressure change therapy' practical measures should be employed.

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