Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) refers to uncomfortable physical and mental symptoms that occur before the onset of the woman’s menstrual period. Estimates of affected women range from 40 to 80%.
As mentioned in part 1, 80% of women experience premenstrual emotional or physical changes, whereas only about 20% to 40% of these women have difficulties as a result.
Eighty percent of women experience premenstrual emotional or physical changes, whereas only about 20% to 40% of these women have difficulties as a result.
PMDD Checklist - Think about how you feel the week before your period
My PCOS story really began in January of 1993, after discontinuing the use of birth control pills. I was 19 years old when I stopped taking the pill, I had with my high school sweetheart since I was 15 years old, and on the pill since I was 16.
I wish I had a dollar for every time that I heard the phrase, "you need to lose weight and then you'll be fine. If only I could. Lord knows I have tried.
Recently, I went to see my new care physician for a regular check up. She did a very thorough job. She did an EKG while I was in her office because there is a history of heart disease in my family on both sides.
In his book, "In Pursuit of Fertility," Robert R. Franklin, MD stated, "Over the years, I have observed that women with PCO are in high gear most of the time -- their minds are constantly racing ninety miles an hour" (1995).
Getting more water into your day is not as hard as it sounds. If you drink a glass of water with each meal, you've already drank one-third of your day's allocation!
I have a video here, I’m just going to start with that. This is an ELEVEST that was done about eight weeks ago. I’ll just describe the procedure as we go through it.