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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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Can stress not only make your period late and irregular, but also give you pms symptoms a day or so after your period ends?

Can stress not only make your period late and irregular, but also give you pms symptoms a day or so after your period ends?

Stress: Stress can do all sorts of things. If stress management is a problem for you consider seeing a therapist to help develop coping skills to better manage your stress. You can even do that on healthtap . If you are looking for options for cycle regulation and PMS treatment consider a virtual visit with a Obgyn in your state ...Read more

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I got a positive ovulation test yesterday and the day before. We had sex 4d ago & yesterday. I'm having a lot of PMS like cramping today. What gives?

I got a positive ovulation test yesterday and the day before. We had sex 4d ago & yesterday. I'm having a lot of PMS like cramping today. What gives?

Ovulation: Pms like cramping a day after a positive ovulation kit is most likely due to ovulation. Ovulation usually happens a day or two after a positive ovulation kit and for some women it is associated with pain. Good luck on the pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Could eating less carbohydrate-rich food give you more mood swings during pms?

Could eating less carbohydrate-rich food give you more mood swings during pms?

USUALLY THE OPPOSITE: Typically you have more mood swings with carbohydrate rich foods like sweets due to the serotonin suge and also the glucose surge. To avoid pms you want to eat a healthy diet, avoid excessive carbs and sodium, and exercise regularly. If severe enough and you are a candidate you can consider speaking withob/gyn and get birth control pills to help regulate hormones. ...Read more

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Can the gyno give depression or anxiety meds? severe anxiety & depression as well as PMS 2 days before placebo week. 5 placebo days, & I'm miserable.

Can the gyno give depression or anxiety meds? severe anxiety & depression as well as PMS 2 days before placebo week. 5 placebo days, & I'm miserable.

Yes, it's an option: You have various options, including the use of these medications. You may also benefit from changing your contraceptive pill regimen. Aerobic exercise and other non-medical treatments may help, too ...Read more

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I haven't seen my period in 8wks did a hpt neg results.im doin gyn visit soon. Can u give reasons 4 missed PMS n can irreg PMS cause infertility.

I haven't seen my period in 8wks did a hpt neg results.im doin gyn visit soon. Can u give reasons 4 missed PMS n can irreg PMS cause infertility.

Dr. Eval.: Reasons for missed / late period include: an anovulatory cycle in which no egg is released, marked v or ^ in weight; eating disorder; Over-exercising (endurance athletics), stress, travel, significant illnesses, oral contraceptives & other meds, Illegal drug use, breast feeding, hormone imbalances and medical problems (i.e., PCOS). Pregnancy is #1 reason.
Don't jump to conclusions about fertility. ...Read more

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Since giving birth 2.5yrs ago,PMS has got v severe.Can't get out of bed days before period.Makes me dizzy,exhausted, nauseous &more.is this normal?

Since giving birth 2.5yrs ago,PMS has got v severe.Can't get out of bed days before period.Makes me dizzy,exhausted, nauseous &more.is this normal?

Not normal: To have such severe PMS. That said, though severe PMS or PMDD aren't "normal" they aren't uncommon. It would be best for you to discuss this with your GYN. There are tests that you may need as well as treatments that can help. Don't suffer! Your family needs their precious mom, and you deserve the best quality of life that you can achieve. Your doc will want to help, so get seen and heard! ...Read more

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How common is pms?

How common is pms?

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

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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

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How do I know if I have pms?

How do I know if I have pms?

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Ok, i need help! this PMS serious!?

Ok, i need help! this PMS serious!?

PMDD?: Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (pmdd) is a condition in which a woman has severe symptoms of depression, irritability, and tension before menstruation. The symptoms are more severe than those seen with pms. Symptoms occur during the week just before menstrual bleeding and usually improve within a few days after the period starts. Effective treatments exist, see your family physician or obgyn. ...Read more

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Please help me! are these PMS symptoms?

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

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Not having PMS this month..Is it normal?

Not having PMS this month..Is it normal?

What is history: For how many years u having pms it's also related to your stress and hormonal imbalance it's normal some people skip for few months lot of physical and psychological factors involved. ...Read more

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Is there a way to reduce my PMS symptoms?

Is there a way to reduce my PMS symptoms?

PMS: Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise ; acupuncture are excellent for pms / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol ; salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read more

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What should I do about my PMS laziness & pain?

What should I do about my PMS laziness & pain?

PMS: Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for pms / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile & green tea can dissipate pain. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: pms?

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PMS: 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. ...Read more

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Any recommendations for medication to help pms?

SSRIs: The antidepressants known as the ssris are sometimes helpful for the mood-related difficulties that often accompany pms. Examples would be zoloft, prozac, lexapro, (escitalopram) celexa. ...Read more

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Hi I wanted to know what are the signs of PMS I wanted to know. ?

PMS: general symptoms may include cramping, bloating and weight gain, breast tenderness and swelling, constipation, headaches, fatigue, problems with sleep, low sex drive, joint pain, as well as possible mood symptoms/changes. If concerning please discuss with you provider regarding options. Onset typically occurs 1-2 weeks prior to menstruation. ...Read more

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Having pms symptoms that come and go since June 12. Is this a normal pms variation?

Having pms symptoms that come and go since June 12. Is this a normal pms variation?

GYN exam: needed to check female hormones and thyroid function as well as screening for PCOS ...Read more

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How to avoid pms?

Prevention: Try to stay hydrated and eat foods low in sodium to prevent bloating associated with pms. You could also eat foods that are rich in vitamin b6 (bananas and nuts) which helps to modulate hormones related to pms. Finally, exercise and stay active. Endorphins are released during physical activity which can also help relieve your symptoms when you do experience pms. ...Read more

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Could PMS be hormonal?

Could PMS be hormonal?

Yes: PMS is related to a woman's hormonal changes. ...Read more

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Does the pill cure pms?

Does the pill cure pms?

It can help: Birth control pills can help reduce the symptoms of pms. Certain brands are designed to avoid monthly periods and these can be especially helpful. ...Read more

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Is there a "cure" for pms?

Probably Not: Like most things in medicine, we manage more than we cure. It is also true that some remedy that works for someone else may not work for you. General health principles like exercise & nutrition are a good start. After that talk to your ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Chills (Definition)

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