PMS offered in Alpharetta, Atlanta, Canton and Cumming, GA


Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) can feel crippling when not addressed, but you don’t have to live with the discomfort it often causes. At Roswell ObGyn, LLC, with locations in Alpharetta, Atlanta, Canton, and Cumming, Georgia, the skilled obstetrics and gynecology experts offer highly effective solutions for debilitating PMS to ease symptoms and improve your quality of life. Call the office to schedule an evaluation, or use the online booking tab today.


What is premenstrual syndrome (PMS)?

PMS encompasses an array of symptoms that appear around the time of your menstrual period. The symptoms range in severity from mild to extreme. About three in four menstruating women experience some form of PMS. The good news is that the skilled team at Roswell ObGyn, LLC offers highly effective solutions.

What are the symptoms of PMS?

The hallmark symptoms of PMS include:

  • Breast tenderness
  • Mood swings
  • Food cravings
  • Fatigue
  • Depression
  • Irritability 
  • Tension 
  • Anxiety
  • Crying spells
  • Anger
  • Appetite changes
  • Social withdrawal
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Libido changes
  • Poor concentration
  • Headaches
  • Muscle or joint pain
  • Fluid retention
  • Weight gain
  • Abdominal bloating
  • Constipation or diarrhea
  • Acne flare-ups

Regardless of the severity of your symptoms, they often disappear within about four days after you begin your period. 

What can cause PMS?

The exact cause of PMS isn’t entirely clear, but some factors appear to increase your risk of experiencing it. Examples include depression, hormone fluctuations, and chemical changes in your brain. Your risk may also increase if you have a family history of PMS symptoms. 

How is PMS diagnosed?

To determine if you have PMS, a Roswell ObGyn, LLC specialist discusses your medical history and symptoms, particularly those related to your menstrual cycle. They complete a physical exam and may recommend blood tests or other diagnostic tests to detect or rule out additional problems. They may also complete a psychiatric evaluation to screen for depression.

How is PMS treated?

The Roswell ObGyn, LLC team may recommend one or more of the following treatments for PMS:

  • Eating smaller, more frequent meals
  • Reducing salty foods to ease bloating
  • Making other dietary changes
  • Avoiding caffeine and alcohol
  • Exercising regularly
  • Reducing stress
  • Getting enough sleep
  • Taking multivitamin supplements
  • Drinking plenty of water
  • Taking medications 
  • Trying hormonal contraceptives

You might try multiple treatments to ensure the most relief. Your Roswell ObGyn, LLC provider tailors each PMS solution to your specific needs and lifestyle. They follow up with you to ensure your treatment effectively diminishes bothersome symptoms.

Your OB/GYN specialist is available to help any time you have concerns or questions. They have your best interest at heart and always give you a voice in your treatment plan.

To find relief from debilitating PMS symptoms, schedule an evaluation at Roswell ObGyn, LLC by phone or online today.

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