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The 5 Htp Dosage For Pms
Can a sinus infection and heavy dosage of antibiotics delay your period? I am having symptoms of PMS but no period. My period is 4 days late.
Delayed period.: Illness can delay period - but antibiotics shouldn't. 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. ...Read more
I hadn't a period in five weeks, but I had been spoting off in on, l started spoting and bleeding five days ago for three day, pms?
NOT "normal"!: I don't understand why you wouldn't go see an ob/gyn for a problem like this! If you've been sexually active and without protection, it could be an incomplete spontaneous abortion... And you could end up quite anemic, in addition to the severe cramping. As a psychiatrist, i'd be curious to know just what would you consider "good reason" to go see your doctor?! ...Read more
I was on Yasmin birthrcontrol for five years and went off in December for a better "pill free me" my acne and pms have been horrible since and I want to continue taking my pills. Should it be okay to start where I left off?
Yes, it should: Be fine. Start on Sunday after your period starts. ...Read more
Is it normal to NOT have pre symptoms of period before it starts? Period is five days late & im not pms only very small tummy cramps. What's going on??
Could be: If you are 5 days late for your period and not having your usual symptoms, it could be a normal variation in cycle length or you could be pregnant. Check a pregnancy test to know for sure and, if it is negative and your period still hasn't started, repeat it in 3-5 days. Hope this helps. ...Read more
You should be fine.
All the best. ...Read more
I have been bleeding (pms wise) for 12 days and I need to know what could be wrong I normally bleed for 2/3 days and I know the normal is 5/7?
See below: Contact your primary care doctor and/or obgyn. Good luck! ...Read more
My friend been suffering from excessive sweat when she wakes up in the morning and her PMS also last up to a whole month but before usually 3-5 days?
See a doctor: So many things can be going on from hormonal changes to side effects of other treatments. Your friend should discuss the situation with her primary care doctor. ...Read more
Two days ago gained 5 pounds overnight and only lost 2 of those pounds since. I expected to lose all of it the next day. What's going on here? Not pms
Many variables: Weight gain overnight is usually a sign of fluids shifting into "storage" compartments (tissue spaces) in the body. This can occur with extra salt intake in your diet congestive heart failure, end of menstrual cycle bloating, as well as poor kidney function. It is best if this continues to have a MD exam to find out why this is recurring if you eliminate the simpler reasons for the fluid gain. ...Read more
I have irregular cycles I have one every 4 or 5 months no PMS symptoms but it last about 3 weeks heavy heavy heavy. What could that be?
Irregular periods: It probably is suggestive that you are not ovulating every month and that your endometrium eventually becomes so thick that the uterus must expel it giving a hard and heavy period. It probably would be a good idea to be evaluated by a gynecologist, have an ultrasound and perhaps be placed on oral contraceptives to regulate your cycle. ...Read more
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: There are a # of things you can help with PMS. Omega 3 fatty acid, magnesium, evening primrose oil, chasteberry. Magnesium, or black cohosh can help. Sipping chamomile can dissipate pain. Consider calcium, vit. B 6, or vit. E. Avoid excessive sugar & low quality carbohydrate intake. Don’t add extra salt to your food & avoid processed foods. Reduce caffeine & alcohol use. Stay physically active. ...Read more
NOT SURE WHAT U ASK?: Women have to deal with the possible symptoms of pms because our bodies experience cyclical hormonal changes that allow for the lining of the uterus to receive a fertilized egg. When this does not happen then the lining sheds. This hormonal shift can lead to mood changes to varying degrees of severity. The greek word for uterus is hystera. So you know where this is going right! : >). ...Read more
Yes: Potential Side effects w emergency contraception: tender breasts; menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal pain / cramping or fatigue. For chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. Take pregnancy test & notify Dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more
Several Options: Pms is not unusal in young women. Symptoms vary from mild to severe, and are divided into physical symptoms as well as emotional ones. As for medications: ssris, birth control, certain diurtics, and a mutivitamin may help as needed. Additionally, increase in exercise, health diet and caffeine reduction may help. Have her keep a symptom/menstrual calender to see when she is most symptomatic. ...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