Top
30
Doctor insights on: Pms

Share

Pms (Overview)

Collection of emotional symptoms, with or without physical symptoms, related to the menstrual cycles. Common symptoms are irritability, tension & dysphoria, also insomnia, headaches, fatigue, mood swings, & changes in libido.


1

1
Can PMS be something serious?

Can PMS be something serious?

Could b: There was a successful homicide defense in england based on pms. ...Read more

Pms (Overview)

Collection of emotional symptoms, with or without physical symptoms, related to the menstrual cycles. Common symptoms are irritability, tension & dysphoria, also insomnia, headaches, fatigue, mood swings, & changes in libido.


Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
4 doctors agreed:
2

2
Is PMS real'?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
4 doctors agreed:
Is PMS real'?

Pms: Symptoms are real, related in part to hormonal changes during that time of menstrual cycle. ...Read more

3

3
Pms (Tip)

Pms is preventable. If caused by hormone fluctuations, stabilize via hormone suppression -- ocp's. ...See more

4

4
Managing PMS & PMDD (Checklist)

Make sure to eat lightly if you feel bloated
Once
Take NSAIDs if you are cramping
Once
Make sure to take calcium to reduce the cramping feeling
Once
5

5
Pms pain help?

Pms pain help?

Advil, (ibuprofen) Heat, Pill: If you are experiencing uterine cramping around your menstrual cycle, you will probably find some relief with some analgesics, heat, or consider using the birth control pill. ...Read more

6

6
Pms pain help?

Pms pain help?

PMS tips: There are a number of things you can help with cramps. Omega 3 fatty acid and magnesium supplementation can be beneficial. Avoid excessive sugar and low quality carbohydrate intake. Don’t add extra salt to your food and avoid processed foods containing extra salt. Reduce caffeine and alcohol use. Stay physically active. ...Read more

7

7
Pms (Tip)

Exercise raises endorphins and helps. Those with PMS have lower levels of endorphins. ...See more

8

8
What's emir pms?

What's emir pms?

Never heard of it.: Please tell me more and i'll see if I can find an answer. ...Read more

9

9
How common is pms?

How common is pms?

85 percent: Wide range estimate, 85 percent of women had at least one symptoms. ...Read more

10

10
Pms (Tip)

Pms ;pmdd are an extension of one another. Accept mood changes, comfort yourself, see dr. If 2 hard. ...See more

11

11
Tell me about pms?

Tell me about pms?

PMS: Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) Symptoms can include pelvic/ abdominal cramping, nausea, bloating, weight gain, moodiness, irritability, pain & swelling of breasts, feeling tired, insomnia, headaches, ^ acne, food cravings, ^ appetite, swelling of hands & feet, dizziness, thinking less clearly, urinary sxs & exacerbation of chronic conditions. ...Read more

12

12
What can I do about pms?

What can I do about pms?

Options: Dr treacy provided good information. You can talk with your physician about options like omega 3 fatty acids and magnesium supplementation. Avoid excessive sugar and low quality carbohydrate intake. Don’t add extra salt to your food and avoid processed foods containing extra salt. Reduce caffeine and alcohol use. Stay physically active. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
1 other doctor agreed
13

13
Pms (Tip)

The cramping can be minimized with having adequate calcium in the diet, and also taking Ibuprofen only if needed. ...See more

14

14
What are symptoms of pms?

PMS Sxs: I agree with dr. Thanapathy. Pms symptoms can include feeling tearful, irritability, mood swings, anger, depressed mood, change in sex drive & anxiety. These may be accompanied by swelling of the breasts (or extremities), weight gain, bloating, cramps, overeating, headaches (to include migraines), dizziness, fainting and palpitations. Sleep may be disturbed with problems with acne or hives. ...Read more

15

15
What are symptoms of pms?

What are symptoms of pms?

PMS symptoms: Pms includes both physical and emotional symptoms in the 1-2 weeks before your menstrual period, and which go away when bleeding starts. These include: swollen, tender breasts; feeling tired; sleeping poorly; upset stomach; bloating; constipation/diarrhea; trouble w/concentration; headache or backaches; joint aches & pains; tension & irritability; depression; mood swings; crying spells, etc. ...Read more

16

16
Pms (Tip)

Accept hormonal changes. Give yourself some space, don't get angry at yourself /others. Love yoursel. ...See more

17

17
How do I know if I have pms?

PMS: Common symptoms are irritability, mood swings, headaches, abdominal bloating and fatigue. ...Read more

18

18
Can PMS be something serious?

Could b: There was a successful homicide defense in england based on pms. ...Read more

19

19
Pms (Tip)

Love our body, creation is a gift, breathe and be. ...See more

20

20
What conditions are like pms?

PMS: Irritable bowel symptoms or migraine headaches may occur premenstrually. Severe mood changes pre menstrually are called "premenstrual dysphoric disorder" and are treatable with antidepressants and exercise. Endometriosis can cause severe pms like symptoms. Rarely, pelvic tumors may be confused with pms. ...Read more

21

21
What meds ease really bad pms?

What meds ease really bad pms?

? Symptoms: It depends on the symptoms. Ocps are great for helping with most of the pms symptoms. Nsaids (aleve, motrin, advil) can help with the cramps. Ssris (zoloft, prozac/serafem...) can help with the mood disorders and diet and exercise can go a long way as well. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
1 other doctor agreed
22

22
Pms (Tip)

What can I do to reduce the cramping that's continuous when I have my period? ...See more

23

23
What is a good solution for pms?

Overall good health: Talk to your OBGYN for specific suggestions for your body. Many can find some relief but many still have some symptoms. They can change over time or situations. Women who've not given birth can change if they do. Good diet, exercise, rest can help some. Good luck! ...Read more

24

24
Can I start my PMS 2 weeks early?

Can I start my PMS 2 weeks early?

Stress and menses: Stress can disrupt your menstrual cycle, making periods come early, late, or not at all. It makes ovulation unpredictable too. Pms symptoms generally correlate with where you are in your cycle, so could be coming "early" if your whole cycle is changing as above. ...Read more

25

25
Pms (Tip)

They are your allies. It is their expertise. They want 2help. It is why they became doctors. Speakup. ...See more

26

26
Can pms cause you to feel shaky?

Possibly: PMS sxs can include feeling tearful, irritability, mood swings, anger, depressed mood, change in sex drive & anxiety. These may be accompanied by swelling of the breasts (or extremities), weight gain, abdominal bloating, cramps, nausea, ^ urinary frequency, overeating, headaches (to include migraines), dizziness, fainting & palpitations. Sleep may be disturbed with problems w acne or hives. ...Read more

27

27
How can you mitigate PMS symptoms?

How can you mitigate PMS symptoms?

PMS tx: A number of medications including ssri type antidepressants can be effective. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Hulse Dr. Hulse
1 other doctor agreed
28

28
Pms (Tip)

Regular exercise and stress reduction techniques may enhance the effect of drug therapy. ...See more

29

29
Is a person with PMS safe for sex?

Is a person with PMS safe for sex?

Yes: Provided that they are not in dyscontrol state and homicidal, they should be able to engage in intercourse. It sounds as if you or your partner are afraid of this. There's no physical reason that the person cannot participate in sex. Psychological factors would be the only issue. Best wishes. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
2 doctors agreed:
30

30
Best way to deal with / treat pms?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
2 doctors agreed:

PMS Tx: Diet rich in essential fatty acids, lifestyle changes (aerobic exercises, reduce caffeine/sugar/salt, increase fiber, adequate rest & sleep), hormonal, supportive therapy & use of ssri's.
Success has been reported with supplements such as calcium, magnesium, manganese, vitamin e, b6 & tryptophan. Other medications include diuretics, clonidine, chasteberry, nsaid's, st. Johns wort, omega 6. ...Read more

Find us on Facebook