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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: PMS
Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) Symptoms can include pelvic/ abdominal cramping, nausea, bloating, weight gain, moodiness, irritability, pain & swelling of breasts, feeling tired, insomnia, headaches, ^ acne, food cravings, ^ appetite, swelling of hands & feet, dizziness, thinking less clearly, urinary sxs & exacerbation of chronic conditions.

In brief: PMS
Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) Symptoms can include pelvic/ abdominal cramping, nausea, bloating, weight gain, moodiness, irritability, pain & swelling of breasts, feeling tired, insomnia, headaches, ^ acne, food cravings, ^ appetite, swelling of hands & feet, dizziness, thinking less clearly, urinary sxs & exacerbation of chronic conditions.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Luis Gonzalez
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: PMS and Pain
Premenstrual syndrome is the collection of symptoms experienced by hormonal changes starting after ovulation.
Mild moodiness, abdominal bloating and cramps . These resolve with your period as Progesterone decreases. When the intensity of symptoms becomes incapacitating we call it pmdd (pre menstrual dysphoric disorder). Treatment is available and very successful.

In brief: PMS and Pain
Premenstrual syndrome is the collection of symptoms experienced by hormonal changes starting after ovulation.
Mild moodiness, abdominal bloating and cramps . These resolve with your period as Progesterone decreases. When the intensity of symptoms becomes incapacitating we call it pmdd (pre menstrual dysphoric disorder). Treatment is available and very successful.
Dr. Luis Gonzalez
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
In brief: PMS
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, & changes in libido.

In brief: PMS
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, & changes in libido.
Dr. Alan Ali
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