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Pms Gain Weight Lose
Yes, can be: The mass general center for women's mental health includes several physical symptoms in pms diagnosis, including breast tenderness/swelling, joint pains, headaches, bloating, etc -- weight gain is also part of the dsm iv-tr & dsm 5 criteria for pmdd (a more severe form of pms). For diagnosis one needs emotional symptoms also: http://currentpsychiatry.Com/pdf/1104/1104cp_meltzer-brody.Pdf. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have PMS. I noticed this & was wondering. Is there a difference between bloating and weight gain? I look bigger, but weight is the same.
Bloating vs wt gain: Check out http://www.healthline.com/symptom/abdominal-bloating & http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/gas-and-gas-pains/in-depth/gas-and-gas-pains/art-20044739 re bloating, which doesn't necessarily affect your weight. However, your weight may fluctuate in response to hormone cycles which may be explained by fluid retention aka edema. Birth control pills can be used to treat/prevent PMS. ...Read more
I am taking PMS fluoxetine 20mg and have been for 6 months. I'm gaining weight- if i stop taking it will my PMS symptoms return or is 6 months enough?
Lower & fewer doses?: Ask your doctor to check into some research: t. Lovick, a neuroscientist at the univ of birmingham (uk), has hopes that a 2 mg daily dose of fluoxetine in only the final week before menstruation could alleviate pms. It may be a way to avoid the side effects & get relief. Win-win. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do I avoid weight gain after PMS fluoxetine 20mg. I have been taking it for 6 months, i eat healthily and exercise regularly but am still gaining.
Lower & fewer doses?: Ask your doctor to check into some research: t. Lovick, a neuroscientist at the univ of birmingham (uk), has hopes that a 2 mg daily dose of fluoxetine in only the final week before menstruation could alleviate pms. It may be a way to avoid the side effects & get relief. Win-win. ...Read more
Can you PMS and have missed periods (im a virgin so no im not pregnat) can I still gain weight and bloat...
PMS : Pms occurs about a week to two before your period starts. If these symptoms are not followed by a period then they are likely not premenstrual. However hormonal changes due to weight fluctuations, stress/anxiety, etc, may contribute to your symptoms. If you want to regulate your cycle you can take birth control pills for this. Discuss with your doctor. Take care. ...Read more
Sleep twitching: Twitching, or myoclonus, can happen to many people during sleep -- it's not necessarily a feature of pms. Usually the twitches are most intense just as you're dropping off to sleep, but they can occur at other times also. Some drugs can make it worse; if really bothersome it can be a subtle sign of certain neurological problems. If concerned, see your physician and maybe also get a sleep study. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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