Last Updated on May 07, 2018

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Which doctor should I visit if I suffer from premenstrual syndrome symptoms?

Visit your gynecologist.

2. Does PMS share its symptoms with other diseases?

Some of the symptoms may be indicative of other conditions, for instance anxiety disorder, early menopause, depression, or even a thyroid problem can portray similar symptoms. It is better to seek medical help for exact diagnosis and treatment.

3. Can PMS increase symptoms of psychiatric and medical problems?

Women suffering other medical conditions could experience increase in their symptoms during the one or two weeks prior to their periods. Some of them experience migraines, allergies, asthma, anxiety and eating disorders.

4. Can PMS occur even when a woman is not menstruating?

It is possible for women to suffer PMS even when they do not get their periods, especially when she is nursing or is in the peri-menopause stage. Women can experience symptoms of PMS after hysterectomy. Even those whose menstruation cycle is irregular can also suffer symptoms of PMS.

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