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Bloating, cramps, food cravings, brain fog, mood swings—at this point in your life, you're well acquainted with these and other symptoms of PMSor premenstrual syndrome.
While the severity of these symptoms normally varies month to month, they tend to change more noticeably as you get older. Why isn't PMS consistent throughout your reproductive years? Like everything else related to your cycle, it's a hormone thing.
As levels of estrogen and progesterone naturally fluctuate with age, the symptoms you're used to fluctuate as well. In this decade, PMS can feel like a rollercoaster. Certain lifestyle habits that women in their 20s are more likely to have—not prioritizing sleep, an all-over-the-place meal schedule, smoking, and avoiding the gym—can amplify PMS symptoms.
So your skin issues, fatigue, and irritability, for example, can hit harder and be more difficult to manage. If you're in your 20s and your PMS isn't so bad, it could be because of your birth control. Twentysomething women tend to be more focused on work or education, and they're not necessarily thinking about having. For this reason, many rely on hormonal methods such as the Pill or implant.
The artificial hormones in these methods prevent ovulation and put your natural cycle is on hold—which eases or eliminates PMS as well, says Fenske. In this decade, Pms worse after 35 tends to even out and not feel so extreme. Women in their 30s are likely to have fewer symptoms—or the ones they do have may not be as severe. One reason why: For many women, their 30s are the decade when they become moms, and pregnancy and breastfeeding can provide a reprieve from PMS symptoms, says Dr.
Getting pregnant puts a halt to ovulation and regular periods, and without a period, there's no PMS. Still, sometimes the 30s are the worst decade for PMS. That can be the case if you've been on hormonal birth control all through your 20s and then go off the Pill in your 30s to have.
The time between going off birth control and before conception can be a wild hormonal ride, as your natural hormones kick in and start the week-by-week fluctuations that lead to PMS. While PMS in your early 40s can be similar to what it feels like in your 30s, symptoms will likely get worse when you reach perimenopause, the five- to year stretch before menopause actually hits.
The average age when women enter menopause is Generally speaking, whatever symptoms you've already been having will likely be ramped up. But what makes PMS in this decade a little trickier is that your period may start to become irregular thanks to decreasing hormone levels. You won't necessarily know exactly when to expect the mood swings, fatigue, or other PMS issues.
The other thing is, what you think might be PMS could just be hormonal weirdness caused by perimenopause. Whatever decade you're in, one of the keys to managing PMS is to adhere to a healthy lifestyle—eating right, working out regularly, and keeping stress and anxiety at bay. Hormonal birth control can provide relief as well.
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