A 47-year-old female asked:
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47 yr old female here, suffering from pms like symptoms constantly. along with very painful diareha espisodes. will magnesium help?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
PMS: Having thorough exam by PCP is best.
Answered on Apr 6, 2015

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