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Stress

26 August 2010

Stress makes PMS worse

Feeling stressed early in the menstrual cycle may worsen women's premenstrual symptoms, but teaching women how to reduce their stress levels may help, a new study suggests.

Feeling stressed early in the menstrual cycle may worsen women's premenstrual symptoms, but teaching women how to reduce their stress levels may help, a new study suggests.

The study

Symptoms reported by the participants included mood swings, depression, fatigue, decreased concentration, breast swelling/tenderness, general aches, abdominal bloating, and feelings of anger and anxiety.

 

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