premenstrual syndrome


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premenstrual syndrome

n. Abbr. PMS
A varying group of symptoms including pelvic and back discomfort, breast tenderness, headache, fatigue, irritability, anxiety, and moodiness, that occur in some women two to seven days before the onset of menstruation and cease shortly after menses begins.

premenstrual syndrome

or

premenstrual tension

n
(Physiology) a group of symptoms, including nervous tension and fluid retention, any of which may be experienced as a result of hormonal changes in the days before a menstrual period starts. Abbreviation: PMS or PMT

premen′strual syn`drome


n.
a complex of physical and emotional changes, as depression, irritability, bloating, and soreness of the breasts, one or more of which may be experienced in the several days before the onset of menstrual flow. Abbr.: PMS
[1980–85]

premenstrual syndrome

(PMS) Physical and/or emotional discomforts experienced by some women before, during, and/or after menstruation.
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Noun1.premenstrual syndrome - a syndrome that occurs in many women from 2 to 14 days before the onset of menstruation
syndrome - a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease
Translations

premenstrual syndrome

, premenstrual tension
n (esp Brit) → prämenstruelles Syndrom, prämenstruelle Phase

pre·men·stru·al syn·drome

n. síndrome premenstrual, síndrome que se manifiesta días anteriores a la menstruación y que se caracteriza por irritabilidad, retención de líquidos y tensión emocional.
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Cross tabulation between knowledge regarding prevalence of premenstrual syndrome and prevention of premenstrual syndrome was done.
1] The premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a recurrent, variable cluster of troublesome ill-defined symptoms and signs that develop during the 10 days before the onset of menses and subside when menstruation occurs.
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The present study was planned to investigate the effect of pranayama on blood pressure and heart rate in premenstrual syndrome.
Prevalence and impact of premenstrual syndrome in adolescent schoolgirls in the United Arab Emirates.
About 46% of employed women compared to 40% of unemployed women had symptoms severe enough to be labeled as suffering from premenstrual syndrome (Table 3).
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Open dialogue regarding this subject presumably could help voice teachers and students to understand that the problems that occur with the voice on these few days may be temporary physical changes due to edema of the vocal folds, inadequate support due to dysmenorrhea (menstrual cramps), or emotional or mental barriers due to Premenstrual Syndrome, rather than being difficulties caused by faulty technique that need to be "fixed" in the lesson during a time when oversinging could lead to vocal damage.
Pearson correlation coefficient is applied in order to test the significance between the age and degree of premenstrual syndrome and symptoms.
AbstractObjective: To determine the frequency of premenstrual syndrome review associated factors and evaluate quality of life in university students.
Observational, prospective study to describe the homeopathic management of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) by a group of French physicians.