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Avoid salt, coffee, and sweets. When to Seek Medical Help? If the symptoms are mild to manageable, ignore. However, if they are so severe that they are hampering work life and relations, consult a doctor.
Is it PMS or something else?
The symptoms of PMS are similar to the symptoms of diseases like depression, anxiety, chronic fatigue syndrome, thyroid imbalance, and irritable bowel disease. But PMS recurs in a particular pattern once a month.
How to diagnose PMS?
Have a symptom tracker (an excel sheet with a date written on the left and symptoms written on top.) Mark the days wherein the symptoms appear. Track this every month. PMS symptoms recur at least for 3 months in a row.
PMS is more in late teenage, the late 20s to mid-40s. PMS is more in women who have experienced at least one pregnancy. It is also more in women who have had depression or mood-related disorders in the past.
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