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is pms real'?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Pms: Symptoms are real, related in part to hormonal changes during that time of menstrual cycle.
Answered on Jul 19, 2018
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Dr. Chevies Newman
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Estrogen declines at the end of the cycle creating some neurons to retract and decrease cellular communication. This coupled with the fact of impending bleeding and pain. Often, however, it is an exacerbation of underlying mood symptoms. The most prominant symptom93%, is fatigue. For pure pms, seratonin drugs for 14 days have demonstrated efficacy. Getting on an ocp sometimes helps. Good luc.
Answered on Sep 22, 2017
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Are you kidding?: Yes, PMS is very real but does not effect all women.
Answered on Sep 22, 2017

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Dr. Mark Perloe
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Never heard of it.: Please tell me more and i'll see if i can find an answer.
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Very common: Premenstrual tension syndromes are very common. Symptoms usually include irritability, cramping and fatigue.

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