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    1. PMS: It's Not All in Your Head

      April 7, 2000 (Minneapolis) -- Are you irritable? Bloated? Depressed? Angry? Do you suffer from headaches, loss of libido, or mood swings? It could be premenstrual syndrome, or PMS -- then again, it might not be. The key to treating PMS, experts say, lies in correctly diagnosing it. While research h

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    2. Yes, Virginia, There Is a Pheromone

      April 7, 2000 (Atlanta) -- Women who are nervous, tense, or suffering from PMS might want to try snuggling up to a man -- preferably one who is hairy and hasn't showered recently. A new study indicates that women who sniff a chemical found in male skin and body hair can reduce nervousness, tension,

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    3. Severe PMS Linked with Chronic Hormone Disorder

      March 3, 2000 (Atlanta) -- Women with a severe form of premenstrual syndrome are more sensitive to pain and are more likely to have chronically lower levels of beta-endorphins, the body's natural painkilling hormones, according to a new study. Called premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), it affect

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    4. PMS: Signs and Symptoms

      If the sadness and mood swings don't get you, the cramps and headaches just might. In fact, premenstrual syndrome (PMS) affects almost all women to some degree during their reproductive years. In 30 percent to 40 percent of cases, symptoms are so severe that they interfere with normal day-to-day fun

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