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Women with severe PMS perceive their sleep quality to be poor

WESTCHESTER, Ill. Women with severe premenstrual syndrome (PMS) perceive their sleep quality to be poorer in association with their symptoms in the late luteal (premenstrual) phase, despite there being no specific alterations in sleep structure associated with premenstrual symptoms, according to ...

UNC trial: oral contraceptives may ease suffering of women with severe PMS

CHAPEL HILL A new clinical trial at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill using a popular low-dose contraceptive could uncover a more effective treatment for the 5 to 10 percent of women who suffer from premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD). PMDD is much more severe than premenstru...

They Call It PMS Because Mad Cow Disease Was Already Taken

Premenstrual syndrome is an endocrine disorder characterized by nervous irritability, abnormal sensation in breasts, abdominal pain, thirst, headache and pelvic congestion. For the first time, low dose oral contraceptive with a unique progestin and dosing regimen has been found effective in trea...

Low Doses of Anti-Depressant May Help PMS

Some women who experience moderate-to-severe premenstrual syndrome may benefit from treatment with low doses of anti-depressant medication, according to a new study led by a// Virginia Commonwealth University researcher. In the October issue of the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, researchers ...

Supportive Husbands Can Help Ease PMS

Although all women undergo the monthly ordeal of PMS, those who have a caring and compassionate husband tend to handle it better than their counterparts //, reveals a new study. Time and over again, hormonal changes within a woman have been blamed for mood swings, lethargy and pain associated...

Eating food rich in calcium and vitamin D helps fight PMS

Diet rich in vitamin D and calcium can ward off an attack of premenstrual syndrome// (PMS). Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is the set of symptoms that affect a lot of women a week or ten days before the menstruation. Some common symptoms of PMS are depression, feelings of aggression and mood swi...

New therapy for PMS

A commonly used antidepressant may help women who suffer from premenstrual syndrome, or PMS. A new study shows citalopram, marketed as Celexa, may help women who have exhausted all other medications without help.// Doctors from the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center in Philadelphia, se...

No More Drama With TOMA LECHE

...nal of Obstetrics and Gynecology finds that the calcium in milk helps ease pms symptoms. This spring, TOMA LECHE launched a 30-second Spanish-language sp...lso launched the NO MORE DRAMA WITH TOMA LECHE contest to bring to life the pms message in the commercials. Californians needed to submit a video Web Nov...

Less of a stink in diabetes patients?

... patients with diabetes. Previous work on H 2 S has almost exclusively been carried out on animals in the laboratory however work carried out at pms in the recently opened Peninsula NIHR Clinical Research Facility has been the first to investigate the role of H 2 S in any disease in humans. Dr. Whi...

QualityMetric Senior Scientist Min Yang, MD, PhD, Recipient of Prestigious Clinical Research Award in Women's Health

...l also be used to determine whether the impact of premenstrual symptoms warrant a doctor's visit. Recent literature has shown that the HRQOL impact of pms and/or PMDD can be substantial in both physical and mental health domains. For example, the impact to physical health can be comparable to conditions ...

MediNotes EMR Now Interfaces With 76 Practice Management Systems, Allowing More Medical Practices to Replace Their Patients' Aging Paper Medical Records

...nectivity. MediNotes' ability to interface with 76 pms represents a 15% increase in the amount of pms it interfaced with six months ago. The increase in pms interfaces underscores MediNotes' continued desire...

Do Not Take the Pill! Dr. Prudence Hall Tells her Teen and Female Patients

...women will not get pregnant while on the pill. -- Some women do feel well on the pill. -- It can clear up acne in some patients -- Improves pms in others -- Seems to offer some protection from ovarian cancer Dr. Hall says, "It is always better to correct problems at their root cause, rather...

PMS - All in the Mind

...ede that hormones can influence PMS, menopause and PND. She said that women who had more demands reported more PMS. 'You say to women 'do you have pms on holiday?' but most women say 'no'.' However gynecologist and menopause expert Dr Elizabeth Farrell does not agree with Professor Ussher's findi...

Grumpy Women: Society Not Hormones At Fault

...change in the way women understand their bodies. "I would argue that pms and post-natal depression are essentially a form of repressed rage women fe...alities of her life. Basing her claims on findings from a large-scale pms study and other ongoing research in the area of women's health, Prof Ussher...

MRI Shows Emotional Changes During Menstrual Cycle

...s that occur around menstruation, which some suggest are involved in PMS. Also, women who experience particularly severe emotional symptoms as part of pms may lose this control. Using functional magnetic resonance imaging in female subjects without premenstrual mood symptoms, the researchers found th...

Red Clover- A Future Remedy For Menopause And An Alternative To HRT

...ng cough, and for chronic skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. The study is thought to be the first to investigate red clover’s effect on pms and will comprise of 70 subjects aged between 40-55 in addition to those in the ‘peri-menopausal’ stage who may still be experiencing PMS. After a r...

Calcium and Vitamin D help in relieving PMS.

... Less severe pms was noticed in women consuming a diet rich in calc...cipated in the Nurse Health Study II and developed pms during a 10-year period, and 1,968 women who did n...ghest vitamin D intake had 40% less likely to have pms then those with the lowest intake. Calcium intake ...

Warding off symptoms of premenstrual syndrome by combination therapy

...t calcium has helped women cope with PMS, however more recent studies suggest that when calcium is combined with enough vitamin D, it may help prevent pms altogether. Researchers also observed women who ate four servings or more a day of a dairy product, including milk, and found that they were less like...

Calcium and Vitamin D reduces risk of Premenstrual syndrome

...nt number of women for up to two weeks prior to menstruation. Sometimes the pms could be very severe that it might warrant medical management. These sympto... The case control study had included women aged 27 to 44 years and free of pms at baseline in 1991 from the Nurses Health Study II cohort. There were abou...

Treatment for pre-menstrual syndrome is ineffective

...e, research suggests. The majority of the 1.5 million women who suffer from pms in the UK are prescribed progesterone or its synthetic equivalent, progesto...more effective than taking a placebo. The report said previous beliefs that pms was caused by a progesterone deficiency were "unsubstantiated".// Pro...

Chaste plant a boon

...rolactin levels in the body slightly, which both alleviates the symptoms of pms and may also help increase fertility. The plant also contains a substance w...e menstrual cycle regular. The study followed 178 women diagnosed with pms who suffered symptoms such as unstable mood, anger, anxiety, tiredness, sle...
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