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What conditions are like pms?

What conditions are like pms?

PMS: Irritable bowel symptoms or migraine headaches may occur premenstrually. Severe mood changes pre menstrually are called "premenstrual dysphoric disorder" and are treatable with antidepressants and exercise. Endometriosis can cause severe pms like symptoms. Rarely, pelvic tumors may be confused with pms. ...Read more

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Pms (Definition)

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, ...Read more


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How is PMS distinguished from other conditions?

PMS: Symptoms occur around same time on multiple cycles and relief when mended start. ...Read more

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Hi, I would like some information on male form of PMS (ims), I seem to have a few days every few weeks with some symptoms them I feel fine for weeks!?

Hi, I would like some information on male form of PMS (ims), I seem to have a few days every few weeks with some symptoms them I feel fine for weeks!?

Interesting concept: Irritable male syndrome is a state of hypersensitivity, anxiety, frustration, and anger that occurs in males and is associated with biochemical changes, hormonal (testosterone) fluctuations, and stress. It reportedly occurs in mammals. Who knows if it's a real entity in humans? A primary care doctor and a psychiatrist should be able to take care of such symptoms, with or without calling it ims. ...Read more

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I always have pms symptoms and this month Ive had none. I started bleeding the day I was supposed to start but it's not heavy like usual it's light.

I always have pms symptoms and this month Ive had none. I started bleeding the day I was supposed to start but it's not heavy like usual it's light.

See below: Absence of PMS can be a sign of pregnancy. If you have had intercourse in the past 4 weeks check a pregnancy test on first voided urine in the am. If (-) recheck again in 7 days. Other than pregnancy, there are various hormonal reasons for abnormal menstrual cycles.Stress, emotional upset, rapid weight loss are but a few of them. SEE http://cle.clinic/1IDXMvq ...Read more

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47 yr old female here, suffering from pms like symptoms constantly. Along with very painful diareha espisodes. will magnesium help?

47 yr old female here, suffering from pms like symptoms constantly. Along with very painful diareha espisodes. will magnesium help?

Chronic PMS: Many women experience pain with menses, and sometimes reactive diarrhea, related to the irritation of the peritoneum in the abdominal cavity. For PMS depressive mood symptoms, we have used Prozac 10 mg for 2 weeks a month with good results. Make a consultation with your doctor, and see if a trial of this medication would help. ...Read more

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Hello, i would like to ask about "onegyn" which contains "huile d'onagre" and is used to reduce pms.Does it have any side effects?Thanks

Evening Primrose oil: "huile d'onagre" is french for evening primrose oil -- obtained from the evening primrose plant. It can help in pms, especially with breast soreness. The gla (gamma linolenic acid) in it along with linoleic acid decreases inflammation. Usually it's well-tolerated, but don't use in pregnancy. Also, combined w/antiplatelet meds (aspirin, etc) it may increase anticoagulation, leading to bruising. ...Read more

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My grandpa takes 7 or maybe more Advil pms. Is this bad? And does this very often like weekly

My grandpa takes 7 or maybe more Advil pms. Is this bad? And does this very often like weekly

Yes: That is more than the recommended amount and isn't safe. He needs to check with his doctor for alternate sleep medication if that's why he's taking it. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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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