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International Journal of Home Science

2017, VOL. 3 ISSUE 2, PART C

Pre menstrual syndrome among females

Author(s): Divya Kaushik, Sheetal, Dr. Luxita Sharma And Dr. Puneeta Ajmera
The aim of this study is to describe the premenstrual syndrome, which is a collection of predictable, physical, behavioral, and affective symptoms during the period of the menstrual cycle or before one or two weeks prior to menstruation. A severe form of premenstrual syndrome is called premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD). The common symptoms of the premenstrual syndrome related to mood are mood swings, anxiety, stress, irritability, depression and related to physical health are abdominal cramps, backache, headache, weight gain, breast discomfort. The prevalence of this disorder occurs in adolescent girls. And due to this, it was found that 12.22% with all of them shows work impairment during the affected period, 18.52% of those having PMDD are prone to depression. The causes of premenstrual syndrome remain unknown and may be complex or multifactorial and also hormones, neurotransmitter, and genetics factor plays a major role. The severity of premenstrual syndrome can be managed by certain lifestyle changes, dietary modification, and along with a number of drugs to improve the condition up to a considerable extent.
Pages: 158-161  |  270 Views  110 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Divya Kaushik, Sheetal, Dr. Luxita Sharma And Dr. Puneeta Ajmera. Pre menstrual syndrome among females. Int J Home Sci 2017;3(2):158-161.

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