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Complaints or emotional changes that regularly occur in connection with menstruation and acquire the typical nature of the disease for a particular woman or her immediate environment.

Their manifestations can be of a physical or mental, psychological nature, occur as separate phenomena or in combinations of various complaints, and sometimes reach considerable intensity.

Causes

Sudden changes in hormonal balance are considered as the cause of this disease. These changes do not always affect the regulatory mechanisms of the central nervous system (for example, the exchange of serotonin in metabolism) in a not always understood way.

Prevention

Regulation of the menstrual cycle, antidepressants (selective serotonin uptake inhibitors SSRIs), relaxation exercises, physical activity.

Symptoms

A variety of symptoms: chest pain, pain in the lower abdomen, concentration disorders, headaches, depression or aggressive state, irritability, decreased performance and much more.

Diagnostics

Clarification of the history of the development of the disease (anamnesis), gynecological examination, if necessary, hormonal examination.

Treatment

Hormonal contraception to regulate the menstrual cycle. In cases of premenstrual dysphoric disorder, antidepressants have been observed to be very effective and sufficient both as a method of treatment and as a long-term prophylactic measure, for example, substances that interfere with the action of serotonin (SIPS).

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Head of the clinic of mammology and gynecology
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