Navigation Links
Treatment for pre-menstrual syndrome is ineffective

The most commonly prescribed pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS) drugs are ineffective, research suggests. The majority of the 1.5 million women who suffer from PMS in the UK are prescribed progesterone or its synthetic equivalent, progestogens.

But a team of researchers from the University of Keele have found that taking progesterone no more effective than taking a placebo. The report said previous beliefs that PMS was caused by a progesterone deficiency were "unsubstantiated".//

Professor Shaughn O'Brien, head of Academic Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Keele who led the research, said the vast majority of women who suffer from the condition did not need to take drugs at all. 90% of women suffer from mild symptoms such as irritability. The team examined 14 studies on the effectiveness of the treatment, which has been routinely prescribed by doctors since the 1960s. They concluded that there was no "convincing evidence" to support the continued prescription of progesterone or progestogens to treat PMS.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Advances in Treatment of Cataracts
2. Recommendations for Treatment of Blood Pressue
3. Treatment for Menieres disease
4. Better Treatment for obesity
5. Gene Treatment for Heart Disease
6. More People Seeking Treatment for Depression
7. Focused Treatment For Childhood Cancer
8. Inadequate Drug Treatment For Youth
9. FDA Approves New surgery Treatment for Farsightedness
10. Treatment of antibiotics ineffectual in bronchitis
11. Oxygen Treatment may be injurious
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:11/12/2019)... Calif. (PRWEB) , ... November 12, 2019 , ... ... the most complete business management solution for physical therapy and rehabilitation operators throughout ... patient engagement technology with customers in 102 countries, today announces a joint venture ...
(Date:11/11/2019)... ... November 11, 2019 , ... ... to dental groups in the United States, today announced the grand opening of ... CA. , Patients will enjoy convenient hours, comfortable offices and full-service care at ...
(Date:11/11/2019)... ... 2019 , ... Artemis, the leading enterprise Cultivation ... adoption of compliance technology in the wake of the November 3 voluntary ... in the United States and Canada due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. ...
(Date:11/9/2019)... ... 2019 , ... Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences, the area’s ... the fourth quarter of the 2018-2019 academic year, the school’s NCLEX scores continue ... College’s annual pass rate for the 2018-2019 academic year was 95.02%, maintaining the ...
(Date:11/7/2019)... ... 06, 2019 , ... An October 13 article on Yahoo News ... the article, while no U.S. state had an obesity rate above 15 percent in ... The article cites quite a few reasons for this rise, including eating out more ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/6/2019)... ... November 06, 2019 , ... Big Buzz continues to build upon ... into healthcare and medical technology. The agency - which primarily serves the biosciences, specialty ... members spoke at prominent events nationwide. , In June, Big Buzz was named a ...
(Date:11/6/2019)... ... November 06, 2019 , ... James M. Barthel, CEO ... most lucrative way to transform their range lead into profit by giving the range ... quickly receive a check for the absolute highest value for their lead. No one ...
(Date:11/6/2019)... N.Y. (PRWEB) , ... November 06, 2019 , ... ... CEO of LiveOnNY, presented Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH) President and CEO, Joel Seligman, ... Seligman was honored for his commitment to raising awareness, providing education and registering ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: