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How fast can I make my premenstrual syndrome go away?

How fast can I make my premenstrual syndrome go away?

Gradual: Pms symptoms are variable, from mildy bothersome to debilitating. For some women controlling the cycle with birth control pills will decrease the symptoms, for others it may require episodic or continuous treatment with medications such as fluoxitine (generic for prozac). ...Read more

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Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
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Premenstrual Syndrome (Pms) (Definition)

Premenstrual syndrome is a condition that affects women about 1 week before the onset of their period. Symptoms include mood changes, bloating, fatigue, acne, and headaches. ...Read more


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What is premenstrual syndrome?

What is premenstrual syndrome?

Emotional disturbanc: The specific emotional and physical symptoms attributable to premenstrual syndrome or PMS vary from woman to woman, but each individual woman's pattern of symptoms is predictable, occurs consistently during the ten days prior to menses, and vanishes either shortly before or shortly after the start of menstrual flow. In particular, emotional symptoms must be present consistently to diagnose pms. ...Read more

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What causes premenstrual syndrome?

What causes premenstrual syndrome?

Exact cause unknown: But it seems related to fluctuating level of hormones including estrogene and Progesterone ...Read more

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What causes premenstrual syndrome ?

What causes premenstrual syndrome ?

Unclear: Although the exact cause of premenstrual syndrome is unknown, we do know how to treat it. Ssri antidepressants like zoloft (sertraline) and Prozac can be very helpful. Hormone replacement has also be shown to be helpful. ...Read more

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Is premenstrual syndrome an illness?

Is premenstrual syndrome an illness?

PMS/PMDD: 90% of women will experience some combination of premenstrual symptoms, called premenstrual moliminia. 20% of women will have 'distressing symptoms'. Using strict guidelines, 3-8% of women have a constellation of symptoms, some disabling, and are diagnosed with pmdd. Both PMS and pmdd are conditions for which there is treatment. ...Read more

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How can you control premenstrual syndrome?

How can you control  premenstrual syndrome?

Several ways.: Lower abdominal cramping, low back pain, and mood changes. Like women who experience it every menstrual cycle.Can be treated with nsaids and ssris. Acute hormonal changes never affect men like they do women. Why? We were mde that way. ...Read more

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How is premenstrual syndrome first diagnosed?

How is premenstrual syndrome first diagnosed?

Asking questions: Pms is diagnosed based on the type and timing of symptoms. Keeping a diary of both the kinds of symptoms and when they occur in the cycle is critical, and taking this information to your doctor can help make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are ways to treat premenstrual syndrome.?

Exercise, diet,meds: Are some of the things that can help. Recognizing your symptoms yourself and letting friends and family know how you feel at this time helps to improve communication and avoid some of the conflicts that result from changes in your mood. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome?

What are the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome?

Multiple: Two main categories: physical- weight gain, breast tenderness, acne, hot flashes, craving of sugars, headache, pelvic pain, GI issues. Emotional- irritability, anxiety, insomnia, fatigue, lack of roundedness or control. ...Read more

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How common is it to get premenstrual syndrome?

Premenstrual syndrom: Pms is vey common almost any person can feel a certain change before mensesthere is a great degree of variation and severity. ...Read more