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PMS

Abbreviation for premenstrual syndrome.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

PMS

abbr.
premenstrual syndrome
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PMS

Abbreviation for:
personal medical services, see there
physiologic monitoring system
plasmid maintenance sequence
poor miserable soul
postmarketing surveillance
postmeiotic segregation
postmitochondrial supernatant
Pravastatin Multinational Study
premenstrual syndrome
primary medical services
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PMS

Premenstrual syndrome(s), Premenstrual dysphoric disorder  A disorder characterized by affective, behavioral and somatic Sx during the luteal–2nd phase of menstrual cycle, resolve with onset of menstruation, weakly linked to ↓ estrogen and progesterone from luteal peaks Clinical PMS affects 10-30% of menstruating ♀; it is characterized by several days of mental or physical incapacitation of varying intensity, insomnia, headache, emotional lability–anxiety, depression, irritability, loss of concentration, poor judgement, mood swings and tendency towards violence evoked by environmental cues, acne, breast enlargement, fullness or tenderness, abdominal bloating with edema, craving for salty, sweet or 'junk' food Treatment Fluoxetine–Prozac may relieve tension, irritability, dysphoria, leuprolide. See Leuprolide.
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PMS

Abbreviation for premenstrual syndrome.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

PMS

Abbrev. for PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROME.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

PMS

Abbreviation for premenstrual syndrome.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Composed of 22 members, PMS bagged the first prizes in the Compulsory Program; Sacred Music; Monographic Category, and second prize in Secular Music.
Relationships aside, 84% of the 2,000 women quizzed said PMS has affected their day-to-day life, with the most common symptoms including cramps, bloating, fatigue, irritability and emotional outbursts, mood swings and backache.
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According to a study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology this week, women with PMS symptoms may develop hypertension later in life.