Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
Most women first get PMS in their mid-20s, but it becomes more common in women in their 30s. Women in their late 30s and early 40s may have Reference perimenopausal Opens New Window symptoms that are similar to PMS and Reference premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) Opens New Window.
After Reference menopause Opens New Window, when hormones are low and no longer rise and fall each month, women don't have PMS.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference July 26, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology