Don't let PMS cramp your patients' style


Much can be done, says Dr Elizabeth Farrell, to assist women experiencing monthly symptoms.

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) encompasses an array of physical and psychological symptoms that can seriously affect the quality of life for more than one-third of women. 

The updated 2017 guidelines from the  Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, UK, aim to address issues regarding the misdiagnosis of PMS and problems around the use of ineffective treatment options.

The guidelines also