Almost every woman every month experiences at least one PMS (premenstrual syndrome) symptoms. Most women in the age group 20 years to 40 years tend to experience severe PMS symptoms. Common PMS symptoms are headache, bloating, severe pain, water retention, food cravings, cramps, constipation and upset stomach, fatigue, breast tenderness, acne, etc. PMS symptoms occur due to hormonal changes prior to the starting of periods. There are certain factors that aggravate PMS symptoms and make them worse. These factors include poor diet, environmental toxins, high BMI, and sometimes hereditary factors. You can relieve common PMS symptoms at home with simple home remedies some of which are mentioned below. If you do not get relief from the following remedies, you should consult your doctor as you may be suffering from PMDD – premenstrual dysphoric disorder.