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Pms (Overview)

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.


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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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Pms (Overview)

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.


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Any recommendations for medication to help pms?

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, celexa. ...Read more

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Managing PMS & PMDD (Checklist)

Make sure to eat lightly if feeling bloated
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Take NSAIDs if cramping
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Make sure to take calcium to reduce cramping feeling
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Can PMS be something serious?

Could b: There was a successful homicide defense in england based on pms. ...Read more

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How long do PMS symptoms usually last?

How long do PMS symptoms usually last?

PMS: Depending on severity & chronicity, and what medications u r on, can go from days to few weeks, but usually around 1 week to 10 days. ...Read more

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Can PMS pain make other pain seem worse?

Can PMS pain make other pain seem worse?

Pms: Most likely, especially muscle and joint pains, but temporary. ...Read more

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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

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Is PMS avoidable, or are some women just lucky and never get it?

Is PMS avoidable, or are some women just lucky and never get it?

Both: I'm assuming you mean pre-menstrual syndrome. Of course today being st. Patty's day, we can't ignore good luck/fortune. Ocps (oral contraceptive pills), pre-medication with nsaids, lifestyle modifications, etc...All could potentially help. Get with your ob/gyn and explore this further. ...Read more

Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
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Premenstrual Syndrome (Definition)

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