Premenstrual Syndrome

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Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) means that the symptoms you have before your period starts—like breast tenderness or irritability—are so bad that they interfere with your life.

Current as of: March 12, 2014

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology