Any woman who attempts to become amom, waiting for confirmation of the onset of pregnancy with impatience. She tries to find in herself the sensations that testify to the long-awaited event. However, here the expectant mother is waiting for a trap - signs of PMS and pregnancy are similar. Therefore, finally to clarify the situation, as a rule, can only test and follow-up visit to the gynecologist.

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) experiences 80%women, and a third of them manifestations are so serious that they do not allow you to normally rest and work. It is established that most accidents, crimes and failures in examinations for women take place during this period of life. The duration of PMS, as well as the symptoms and their severity in different women is individual. Most often it is felt from 2 to 10 days before menstruation and manifests itself as follows:

  • exacerbation of hemorrhoids, asthma, allergies, chronic diseases;
  • change in libido;
  • excessive emotionality, nervousness, unsteadiness of mood;
  • sleep disturbance;
  • inattention, sluggishness, decreased efficiency;
  • intolerance to noise;
  • inhibition of speech, syncope, impaired coordination, migraine-like pain;
  • acne, urticaria;
  • unpleasant sensations in the chest;
  • increased body temperature, nosebleeds;
  • tachycardia;
  • pain in the neck and joints;
  • increased appetite, craving for salt or sweet;
  • swelling.

In general, there are several of these symptoms. They arise because of the disparity between the female sex hormones: progesterone and estrogen.

After conception, the same thing happens. Therefore, it is not easy for a woman to understand PMS or pregnancy. Judge for yourself, here are the early signs that a new life has begun to emerge in the future mother:

  • scanty spotting;
  • feeling of indisposition;
  • increased breast sensitivity;
  • feeling of heaviness in the small pelvis;
  • tingling in the uterus;
  • non-assortment, fast fatigue, drowsiness;
  • restless sleep;
  • aversion to odors, increased salivation, nausea;
  • swelling of the hands;
  • migraine headaches and lumbar pain;
  • increased appetite, craving for some foods;
  • lowering of pressure;
  • frequent urination;
  • bloating, gas;
  • increased vaginal discharge;
  • delay in menstruation.

Then, how to distinguish PMS from pregnancy, andIs it even possible to do this? Many women noted that there was a difference. Symptoms were manifested in a different way, that is, stronger or weaker than usual. Some who have never experienced PMS, felt characteristic signs, and vice versa, those who have suffered with him all their lives have not experienced anything.

The difficulty lies also in the fact that sensationsvery individual and subjective. Therefore, the only sign that will help distinguish PMS or pregnancy in a woman is the delay in menstruation. You need to buy a test and do it. Today they are supersensitive, which can be used even before the delay of menstruation.

Identify the pregnancy will help analysis onchorionic gonadotropin (hCG). He begins to develop a yellow body, formed on the site of a ripe egg. An elevated level of hCG indicates an early motherhood.

Identify PMS or pregnancy in a woman will helpand a visit to the gynecologist. The doctor will detect changes in the uterus. Ultrasound will also show pregnancy, but it is not recommended to do it only for this purpose. An undeniable testimony that a woman will soon become a mother is the recognition of the heart rhythm of the embryo.

Thus, to distinguish between PMS or pregnancy inwomen with the help of only symptoms are mostly impossible. Therefore, you must wait until the next menstrual period and, if there is a delay, then make a test and visit a gynecologist.

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