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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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Premenstrual Syndrome (Pms) (Definition)

A condition that affects women before the onset of their menstrual periods, when they can experience mood changes, bloating, fatigue, acne, and headaches. ...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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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 meige syndrome?

What causes meige syndrome?

Control center: The answer is long and complicated and not fully understood. It is believed to be caused by a defect in a large network of brain cells. ...Read more

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What causes Asperger syndrome?

What causes Asperger syndrome?

Nobody knows: I suspect there's a genetic component. One's early life experience may contribute. If we ever find out, there may be people signing up for it -- it offers major advantages, especially to focused scientists, technology types, and all who love books and things on which the mind can focus. Management is learning people skills, which comes with more difficulty but isn't impossible. ...Read more

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What causes angelman syndrome?

What causes angelman syndrome?

Because..: Most likely due to physical features and some developmental issues.These kids often have some delays.It is a genetic condition due to a defect in the child's chromosomes. ...Read more

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What causes turner syndrome?

What causes turner syndrome?

Lack of chromosome: Normal humans have 22 pairs of regular chromosomes (chms) and one pair of sex chms .At conception you are supposed to get one of each pair from each parent. If one of the sex (X) chms is lost from the egg, the fetus (which can survive the mistake) will be born with 22 pr of regular chms and only one X.The defect occurs in the formation of the egg. The effect on the kid varies. ...Read more

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What causes tourette syndrome?

What causes tourette syndrome?

Gene mapping in : families with multi-generational GTS shows many mutant genes, alone or in combination, cause GTS. The complex patterns of inheritance & associated neuropsychiatric & neurodevelopmental disorders are on omim.org/entry/137580?search=tourette%20gene&highlight=tourette%20gene.Until whole genome testing is affordable,a Chromosomal Microarray is the blood test most likely to detect GTS mutations. ...Read more

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What causes "post-polio syndrome"?

What causes "post-polio syndrome"?

Polio + aging: Post-polio syndrome results in spinal motor neurons (those that supply voluntary muscles) which were affected often decades earlier by polio virus to degenerate & stop functioning normally. Theory is that the neuron is weakened & now succumbing to continuing muscle use which overtaxes the neuron metabolism. Reduced activity is the only remedy but won't reverse damage already done. ...Read more

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What causes Alstrom syndrome?

What causes Alstrom syndrome?

Alstrom syndrome: Alstrom syndrome is usually caused by mutations in the ALMS1 gene. ...Read more

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What causes Marfan syndrome?

What causes Marfan syndrome?

Genetic mutation: Marfan syndrome is caused by a gene mutation (in the fbn1 gene). A mutation leads to defective, weakened connective tissue throughout the body. Symptoms show up in the parts of the body where shape and structural integrity relies a lot on the weakened type of connective tissue. ...Read more

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What exactly causes irritable bowel syndrome?

What exactly causes irritable bowel syndrome?

Autonomic Disorder: Cause unknown, many speculations. My own observations indicate that excess pelvic parasympathetic nerve stimulation leads to irritable bowel symptoms. See my complete discussion on my chronic pain board at quora.Com. ...Read more

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What causes reye's syndrome?

What causes reye's syndrome?

Reye's syndrome: in children, which comes from giving aspirin to a child during a viral infection. Unfortunately, most over-the-counter (OTC) analgesic medications have not been specifically approved for children and frequently carry warnings against using these drugs in children under 16 years of age. ...Read more

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What causes wernicke-korsakoff syndrome?

What causes wernicke-korsakoff syndrome?

Alcohol: It is a syndrome of chronic alcoholism, or rarely thiamine deficiency from other causes). ...Read more

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What causes renaulds syndrome?

What causes renaulds syndrome?

Blood vessel spasm: Spasms of small blood vessels can cause this. Sometimes it is a part of an autoimmune disease. Smoking can also cause raynaud's phenomenon . It can be treated by smoking cessation and certain medications such as calcium channel blockers. Certain medications such as beta blockers should be avoided as they can make the symptoms worse. ...Read more

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What causes horners syndrome?

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What causes horners syndrome?

Horner's syndrome.: Damage to a pathway in the Sympathetic Nervous System, either the pathway from the Hypothalamus to upper part of Spinal cord, from the Spinal column to the side of the neck, or from there to the muscles of the eye & skin of face. ...Read more

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What could cause symptoms of seretonin syndrome?

What could cause symptoms of seretonin syndrome?

The condition itself: Seretonin syndrome could cause symptoms of seretonin syndrome. Your question is sort of like asking what causes the symptoms of a hart attack. Well, a hart attack, for one. I encourage you to put some effort into rephrasing your question in such a way that you post the question you actually want answered. ...Read more

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What kind of condition is cyclic vomiting syndrome?

What kind of condition is cyclic vomiting syndrome?

Rare: Occurs primarily in young adults and teens. Not associated with any structural abnormality to the GI tract. ...Read more

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What causes pseudo-torch syndrome?

What causes pseudo-torch syndrome?

Non-infectious : Intracranial calcification and microcephaly, which represent the main clinical features of the torch-syndrome, can also be determined by a rare autosomal recessive infection-like condition named pseudo-torch syndrome. This emerging entity has been registered in eight families so far. It also called: baraitser-reardon syndrome. ...Read more

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