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Premenstrual syndrome: Quiz


Question 1: Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) (also called PMT or premenstrual tension) is a collection of physical, psychological, and emotional symptoms related to a woman's ________.
MenopauseOvulationMenstruationMenstrual cycle

Question 2: Supporters of PMS' medical validity claim support from work on the similar problem, ________ ("PMDD").
Premenstrual dysphoric disorderAnovulationMenopausePremenstrual syndrome

Question 3: ________ has been used by women for thousands of years to ease symptoms related to menstrual problems.
TestosteroneEstrogenVitex agnus-castusMenopause

Question 4: Dietary factors[6] (Low levels of certain vitamins and minerals, particularly ________, manganese, and vitamin E)

Question 5: ________, which contains gamma-Linolenic acid (GLA), has been advocated but lacks scientific support.
BotanyOenotheraOenothera biennisPlant

Question 6: The makers of Prozac began marketing the generic form, ________, under the name Sarafem to treat PMS.

Question 7: [18] It is believed some of the compounds found within Chasteberry work on the ________ to balance hormone levels.
Pituitary glandPineal glandHypothalamusPosterior pituitary

Question 8: [29] However, the diagnosis has been controversial (including in regard to the pharmaceutical company influence, see below) and questioned on scientific grounds as ________.
Medical sociologyMedicalizationSocial stratificationSociology

Question 9: ________ support has been used for many years but evidence of its efficacy is inadequate.

Question 10: Conditions that can be magnified perimenstrually include depression or other ________, migraine, seizure disorders, fatigue, irritable bowel syndrome, asthma, and allergies.
Omega-3 fatty acidAntidepressantMood disorderBupropion

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