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does advil help with pms (premenstrual syndrome)

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Dr. J. Kirk Clopton
32 years experience Psychiatry
Unclear: Pmdd is thought to be related to the drop in estrogen that occurs at the end of the menstrual cycle. These estrogen levels tend not to drop as much du ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shelley Ham
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Diagnosis varies: It is true that diagnosis is a somewhat arbitrary process. Someone develops a list of symptoms that appear to be part of a syndrome and names the synd ... Read More
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Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
I Don't: Late luteal phase dysphoria & pms are very real & characterized by a variety of symptoms including irritability, cramping, pain, & swelling. There are ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many: Depending on severity and specific symptoms. Exercise and sunshine help. A number of vitamin and supplements are of benefit. Occasional different f ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Sibson
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
PMDD: There is a spectrum running from no symptoms, through pms to really severe pmdd (premenstrual dysphoric disorder). With pmdd women complain of feelin ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
33 years experience Psychiatry
PMS: Pms symptoms occur 1 to 2 weeks before your period (menstruation or monthly bleeding) starts. The symptoms usually go away after you start bleeding.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raphael Peralta
Specializes in Family Medicine
Ibuprofen: I uprofen.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurence Fakinos
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Evening primrose: Evening primrose has been shown to improve pms symptoms. It's available in oil form and also supplements. Many of my patients use a product called p ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
PMS: Records show that this syndrome was recognized as early as the early 1980's. In england, after which clinical trials & the work of feminists in wester ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It is real: Pms is a real entity that can effect a woman physically and emotionally, and in turn their family. There are effective treatments, both natural and ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
62 years experience Psychiatry
Last 10 days of cycl: Not just college girls! menstruating females may develop pms in the last 10 days oftheir cycle.
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