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No: Wellbutrin (bupropion) can be helpful for major depression, particularly melancholic, down in the dumps depression. Wellbutrin (bupropion) is stimulating, and at best doesn't affect anxiety, but can exacerbate anxiety. For premenstrual dysporic disorder (pdd), ssris, like zoloft, celexa, and Prozac that work through serotonin can alleviate symptoms, but wellbutrin (bupropion) and works through Dopamine and doesn't help with pdd. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sexual bleeding&pain for 2 yrs.am on psych meds (bipolar)but always am.sex drive was LOW til wellbutrin (bupropion) but still bleeding&pain&BAD moods esp at PMS.
Pap smear: When was your last Pap? If you are having pain with penetration followed by bleeding or spotting, get your cervix examined *immediately.* You could have a lesion, infection, cervical polyps, HPV in situ carcinoma/tumor or relatively raw ectropion causing this problem. Don't sit on this. ...Read more
Yrs of hot flashes,sex bleeding/pain 2 yrs,moods WORSE esp at PMS,sex drive LOW few yrs til wellbutrin, (bupropion)norm paps&always on psych meds,anxiety,bipolar?
Anxious depression: both anxiety and depression occur together in many people. Wellbutrin (bupropion) is generally considered an antidepressant but there are studies that show it relieves anxiety as well. The SSRI antidepressants also help both. Relief of mental stressors also helps the body to repair itself. Medication, meditation/mindfulness, exercise, massage, and regular sleep and daily routine are all helpful. ...Read more
Hello. Does a blood test detect sooner than a urine test? Since PMS & pregnancy share same symptoms I can't tell. I'm 47 & on hormone supplementation, phentermine, bupropion & other meds. Period due in 9 days. Have had ectopic pregnancy & miscarriages &
A serum HCG might: detect pregnancy a few days sooner than a urine HCG, but, by the time you get to a doctor to have it drawn and then wait for the results, you might as well do a home urine pregnancy test. If you do the test right after you wake up (when the urine is most concentrated) it's quite accurate. You can do the test as soon as 7 days from today. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
It can be: Pms sxs 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, abdominal bloating, cramps, nausea, ^ urinary frequency, overeating, headaches (to include migraines), dizziness, fainting ; palpitations. Sleep may be disturbed with problems w acne or hives. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies with eavh stu: Data varies with definition of the two terms. Over 50% pms 6/12 cycles. Pmdd varies significantly by definition of the dysfunction involved. Thus studies of prevalence have varied significantly. The key issue for most of us who see folks, is about disability. Then how frequent? ...Read more