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Doctor insights on: Pms (Premenstrual Syndrome)

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When do we get PMS (premenstrual syndrome)?

When do we get PMS (premenstrual syndrome)?

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. ...Read more

Dr. Natalie Hodge
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Malabsorption Syndrome (Definition)

Malabsorption is the diminished absorption of dietary nutrients from the intestine. The primary symptom is diarrhea. There are multiple causes of diarrhea and a large number of causes of malaborption. For example, there is carbhohydrate, fat, Amino Acid and vitamin malabsorption. It is important to identify the cause so that treatment can be ...Read more


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Have you got pms(premenstrual syndrome) treatment?

Have you got pms(premenstrual syndrome) treatment?

Many: Depending on severity and specific symptoms. Exercise and sunshine help. A number of vitamin and supplements are of benefit. Occasional different forms of birthcontrol can be of benefit. There are types of antidepressant medications for severe cases that can help. See your clinician for your options. ...Read more

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Pms (premenstrual syndrome) (Tip)

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

Dr. Felecia Sumner Dr. Sumner
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Living with Down Syndrome (Checklist)

Enroll in an early intervention program
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Get help from local and national support groups
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Consider getting help from mental health professionals
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Pms (premenstrual syndrome) or pmdd. Which is worse?

Pms (premenstrual syndrome) or pmdd. Which is worse?

PMDD: There is a spectrum running from no symptoms, through pms to really severe pmdd (premenstrual dysphoric disorder). With pmdd women complain of feeling like a different person, they have a really short fuse and don't even like themselves. Treatment is with an antidepressant (ssri) starting midcycle and just taking it until the start of the menses. This acts as a mood stabilizer. ...Read more

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When do college girls PMS (premenstrual syndrome)?

Last 10 days of cycl: Not just college girls! menstruating females may develop pms in the last 10 days oftheir cycle. ...Read more

Dr. Margret Rose Dellosso Dr. Dellosso
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Pms (premenstrual syndrome) (Tip)

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

Dr. John Landi Dr. Landi
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Managing Restless Leg Syndrome (Checklist)

See a vein specialist
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Check your cholesterol medications
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Have a venous ultrasound to check for reflux
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What herbs help treat premenstrual syndrome (pms)?

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 primrose plus made by nutrilite. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Pms (premenstrual syndrome) (Tip)

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

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Living with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (Checklist)

Eliminate low-fat, high-carb foods from your diet
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Monitor your weight and review your diet daily
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Blend exercises that make sense into your daily routine
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Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Do you think that premenstrual syndrome (pms) is culture bound?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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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 western societies brought it to light. Western women are socially conditioned to report symptoms of pms & hence more prevalent diagnoses. ...Read more

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What increased my daughter's risk for premenstrual syndrome (pms)?

What increased my daughter's risk for premenstrual syndrome (pms)?

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 during the first few years when females start cycling. As time goes on, the drop can become more significant and symptoms develop. We are not aware of any other factors that increase risk. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Pinkham Dr. Pinkham
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Pms (premenstrual syndrome) (Tip)

Exercise through the day helps improve circulation to every part of body. Good for mind-body-spirit. ...See more

Dr. Andrew Seibert Dr. Seibert
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Living with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Checklist)

Try to notice and avoid precipitating factors
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Start a trial of increased dietary fiber
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See your primary care physician or gastroenterologist if symptoms persist
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What do you think of the idea that premenstrual syndrome (pms) is cultural?

I Don't: Late luteal phase dysphoria & pms are very real & characterized by a variety of symptoms including irritability, cramping, pain, & swelling. There are cultural differences in the way that people of various cultures deal with & express pain but the actual physical things that happen are the same. ...Read more

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How does premenstrual syndrome (pms) affect my family if my daughter and wife have it?

How does premenstrual syndrome (pms) affect my family if my daughter and wife have it?

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 medicine wise, so encourage them to research their options. A good book is "holy hormones" by dr. Ron eaker. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Pms (premenstrual syndrome) (Tip)

Make sure you take your calcium tablets or via food every day to reduce cramping. ...See more

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When must I call my therapist if I have premenstrual syndrome (pms)?

When must I call my therapist if I have premenstrual syndrome (pms)?

Call?: Ordinarily, it is not an emergency. You can discuss pms symptoms during your regular, scheduled appointments. ...Read more

Baby Bottle Syndrome (Definition)

Baby bottle syndrome is dental caries resulting from prolonged use of baby bottles especially with juice or other sugary drinks. The distribution of the caries start in the central middle teeth- central incisors- where teeth are in contact with the bottle nipple. If severe can result in loss of baby teeth and sometimes ...Read more


Dr. Alan Ali
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Burning Mouth Syndrome (Definition)

Burning mouth syndrome causes chronic burning pain in your mouth. The pain from burning mouth syndrome may affect your tongue, gums, lips, inside of your cheeks, roof of your mouth, or widespread areas of your whole mouth. The pain can be severe, as if you ...Read more