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Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) (cont.)

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) Prognosis

The symptoms of premenstrual syndrome are usually gone within 3-4 days of the start of a woman's period. The symptoms of PMS stop when a woman is no longer menstruating (is postmenopausal). If a woman has a severe case of PMS, some doctors will treat them with a variety of medications or with a combination of medicine, diet, and exercise. The only definitive cure for PMS is removal of the uterus and ovaries, which may have many other complications and unwanted long- and short-term consequences. Most women gain benefit from existing therapies without surgery.

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Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a recurrent luteal phase condition characterized by physical, psychological, and behavioral changes of sufficient severity to result in deterioration of interpersonal relationships and normal activity.

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