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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

Pms (Definition)

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, ...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)

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

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Living with PMS (Premenstrual syndrome) (Checklist)

see your family dr or gynae
yearly
exercise
3x week
manage stress
daily
avoid caffeine and alcohol
daily
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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

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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. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Managing PMS & PMDD (Checklist)

Make sure to eat lightly if you feel bloated
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Take NSAIDs if you are cramping
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Make sure to take calcium to reduce the cramping feeling
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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. 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. Joshua Batt Dr. Batt
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Managing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (Checklist)

Wear a wrist brace at night
daily
Take pain medications as directed
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Use proper posture when performing tasks
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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. Margret Rose Dellosso Dr. Dellosso
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Pms (premenstrual syndrome) (Tip)

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

Dr. Felix Toro Dr. Toro
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Living with Asperger's Syndrome (Checklist)

Learn about your condition
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Practice stress management and mindfulness
2x day
Do not be afraid to ask for feedback
3x day
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What do you think of the idea that premenstrual syndrome (pms) is cultural?

Diagnosis varies: It is true that diagnosis is a somewhat arbitrary process. Someone develops a list of symptoms that appear to be part of a syndrome and names the syndrome. Different cultures will focus on different symptoms that are considered maladaptive in their culture. That said, there are very real hormonal fluctuations involved with menstruation and it is well documented that hormone changes affect mood. ...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. Margret Rose Dellosso Dr. Dellosso
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Pms (premenstrual syndrome) (Tip)

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

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Living with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (Checklist)

Eliminate low-fat, high-carb foods from your diet
once
Monitor your weight and review your diet daily
daily
Blend exercises that make sense into your daily routine
daily
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Premenstrual Syndrome (Pms) (Definition)

A condition that affects women before the onset of their menstrual periods, when they can experience mood changes, bloating, fatigue, acne, and headaches. ...Read more