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Heartburn And Pms
18 days late, negative hpt, nausea, acid reflux/heartburn. Pms-like symptoms. Light spotting off and on. Do I need to make an appointment with my dr?
See below: It sounds that your symptoms are really bothersome to you. For your own peace of mind, make an appointment with your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more
I've a fibroid, nausea, a pulling feel in my lower abdomen, headaches, lower back pain, aversions, fatigue, heartburn, bloating, darker areola, pms?
Nauseau and bloating: Yes. Vomiting is not something I have heard. Overall your body becomes more sensitive to heat and cold. I would check with your primary care about the vomiting and or obgyn. I see you are male, ask the female in question to do this please. Thank you. ...Read more
What medical conditions can cause heartburn? All possible answers? I'm 19. & I DO eat healthy. No candy or junk food. Not unless I'm PMS lol
6 days late. No pms. 3 day pd. Now after it I have slight cramps. Fatigue. Headaches. Dizzy. Nausea. Heartburn. 90F body temp. Usually 86. Normal?
Pregnant: Could be pregnant, do a pregnancy test. ...Read more
Feeling weird non PMS cramps, stomach ache (pukey), head ache, super tired, heart burn on and off, sense of smell is hightened, could I be pregnant?
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
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
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
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
PMS or: Perimenstrual syndrome is a collection of emotional symptoms, with or without physical symptoms, related to a woman's menstrual cycle. The exact cause is unknown. Menopause is cessation of ovarian estrogen secretion, either due to age (which is a natural occurrence) or surgical removal. ...Read more
Hormone imbalance: Most girls with pms have a relative Progesterone deficiency in the second half of the cycle. Vitamin deficiencies are also thought to be causative. I get the best response with Progesterone the last two weeks prior to menstrual bleeding. Generic Prozac (fluoxetine) works well the week prior to menstrual bleeding as well. ...Read more
No: Pms symptoms are by definition limited to premenstrual luteal phase. I assume you are having some mood, anxiety or other symptoms after our period, this may suggest a separate disorder. In some patients, symptoms of pms may extend through menses. Please see a psychiatrist for evaluation, treatment is effective and available. Good luck. ...Read more
Possibly: Although burping is not the first symptoms most people think of with pms it can occur. However there are a host of other conditions that can cause burping including gallbladder disease, diet, gastric disorders etc. If the condition becomes too bothersome or other symptoms arise please check with your dr. Right away. ...Read more
Classic pregnancy: Sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line ; ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. **pms sxs can include feeling tearful, irritability, mood swings, anger, depressed >. ...Read more
Not Clear: Some amount of mood change in the pre-menstrual period is normal. And changing hormone levels seem associated with mood swings (for instance around the time of menopause). How that works is not clear. It is clear that if you add a little bit of depression to the normal variability of mood, you can end up with really bad pms. Serotonin drugs given right then help. ...Read more