Premenstrual Tension Syndrome Definition
= Ovarian Cycle Syndrome =Exaggerated Menstrual Molimina : a collection of physical and emotional symptoms related to a woman’s menstrual cycle.
Premenstrual Tension Syndrome Incidence:
*more common between 30-40 years.
*occurs only in ovulatory cycles.
Premenstrual Tension Syndrome Aetiology:
1) Endocrinal theory:
a) Salt and water retention due to: *↑estrogen/progesterone ratio.
* ↑ADH & ↑aldosterone.
b) Allergic reaction to corpus luteum.
c) Temporary ↑ in prolactin level due to stress factor & ↓PIF.
2) Diet theory: ↑salt intake & ↓vitamins A, B, E.
3) PGs theory: ↑PGs level during luteal phase.
4) Endorphins theory: ↓ β-endorphins level during luteal phase.
5) Serotonin theory: (low level depression & high level anxiety).
6) Psychological disturbances.
Premenstrual Tension Syndrome Clinical Picture:
1) Nervous: headache, irritability, depression & aggression.
2)GIT: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or constipation.
3)Fluid retention: edema and weight gain.
4)Mastalgia: breast swelling and tenderness.
B. Signs: done to exclude organic causes of the symptoms.
Premenstrual Tension Syndrome Treatment :
2) Endocrinal theory:
a) Progesterone: antagonizes estrogen.
b) Diuretics (spironolactone):↓bloating sensation.
d) Bromocryptine (vitamin B6 is added to assist dopamine synthesis).
3) Diet theory: * Salt restriction. *Vitamins A, B & E.
4) PGs theory: anti-PGs e.g. mefenamic acid.
5) Endorphin theory: exercise ↑β-endorphin level.
6) Serotonin theory: *antidepressants for depression. *sedatives for anxiety.
Premenstrual Tension Syndrome Videos :
What Is PMS – Basic Definition And Symptoms Of Premenstrual Tension Syndrome
Premenstrual Syndrome is the problem of women. No. of women are suffer from this problem. Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) consists of a large forms of traits, like mood swings, sore breasts, food cravings, lethargy, irritability and depression. It’s said that as many as 3 of every 4 menstruating females have felt some type of premenstrual syndrome. In this video we are going to discuss about the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome.
What causes PMS (Premenstrual Tension Syndrome)
Vitamin Supplement for PMS (Premenstrual Tension Syndrome)
Learn about how vitamin supplementation can help treat premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Dr. Meschino gives vitamin supplement recommendations for treating PMS and the symptoms that it causes.
Herbal Supplements for PMS (Premenstrual Tension Syndrome)
Learn about herbal supplements for premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Dr. Meschino gives herbal supplement recommendations for treating PMS and the symptoms that it causes.
Nutritional Remedies for PMS (Premenstrual Tension Syndrome)
Learn about nutritional remedies for premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Dr. Meschino gives nutritional remedies for treating PMS and the symptoms that it causes.
Exercise and PMS (Premenstrual Tension Syndrome)?
Learn how exercise is a good treatment for premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Dr. Meschino explains what causes PMS and the role exercise can play in an effective natural management strategy.
Premenstrual Tension Syndrome Power Point Presentations :