Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) - Symptoms
Premenstrual symptoms are a natural part of the menstrual cycle, affecting over 85% of women at some time during their lives. If your body doesn't react strongly to its monthly hormonal changes, you probably have mild premenstrual symptoms or none at all.
Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) - Prevention
You cannot prevent premenstrual syndrome (PMS), but you can take measures to reduce your risk of having severe premenstrual symptoms.
Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) - Medications
Learn about medications used to treat premenstrual syndrome (PMS).
Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) - Surgery
In the past, some women with premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), the severe form of premenstrual syndrome, were treated with surgical removal of the ovaries (oophorectomy) and the uterus (hysterectomy).
Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) - What Happens
Learn how and when premenstrual syndrome (PMS) happens.
Your Guide to Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
Premenstrual dysphoric disorder, or PMDD, is a severe form of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) that may interfere with work, social activities, and relationships.
Medical History for PMS
Your medical history is an important tool for your health professional in determining whether you have premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Your medical history includes your:Record of your PMS symptoms, menstrual dates, and ovulation dates, if possible. It may help to keep a menstrual diary(What is a PDF document?).History of PMS - like symptoms.Menstrual history (age when you had your first period, ...
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) for PMS and PMDD
Drug details for Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) for PMS and PMDD.
PMS: Ways to Record Your Symptoms - Topic Overview
There are several ways to keep a menstrual diary of your PMS symptoms. Diaries that require daily recording are more reliable in tracking your symptoms. Calendars without marks for a day may mean you forgot to record for that day rather than a day when you didn't have any symptoms. Most bothersome symptom scoring You can choose your five most bothersome PMS symptoms and record their severity ...