A 34-year-old member asked:
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so pms aka pmdd is an imaginary problems that women "invent" am i right?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not at all: Pms and pmdd are very real. These patients have symptoms which occur right before the menstrual cycle due to to the fall in female hormone production. The key is that these symptoms are absent through the rest of the cycle.
Answered on Nov 24, 2013
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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
PMS: No you are wrong.It is a real medical condition and not an imagination with symptoms which are recurrent and related to menstrual cycle.
Answered on Nov 3, 2017
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Dr. Gregory Gapp
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Acronyms: Pms stands for premenstrual syndrome pmdd stands for premenstrual dysphoric disorder.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
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Varies with eavh stu: Data varies with definition of the two terms. Over 50% pms 6/12 cycles. Pmdd varies significantly by definition of the dysfunction involved. Thus stud ... Read More
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Dr. Bryan Treacy
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Dr. Douglas Laipple
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Not a lot.: Pms refers to the physical symptoms which can occur monthly in relation to the menstrual cycle. Pmdd refers to the emotional symptoms that occur. Si ... Read More
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