PMS - Risk Factors

Risk Factors

  • High caffeine intake
  • Stress may precipitate condition
  • Increasing age
  • History of depression
  • Family history
  • Dietary factors (Low levels of certain vitamins and minerals, particularly magnesium, manganese, zinc, vitamin E and also Vitamin D)

There may be a genetic aspect to the probability of having premenstrual syndrome: it has been shown that the likelihood of both identical twins suffering from PMS is higher than with fraternal twins. This means that if one twin has PMS, then the other twin is more likely than average to have PMS, pointing to a genetic component.

B vitamins, in particular vitamin B6, can also assist with PMS.

Read more about this topic:  PMS

Other articles related to "risk, risk factors, factors, risk factor":

Community Rating - Concept
... risk rating ... In a risk rated insurance market, an insurer calculates the premium payable by a potential policy holder in order to enter into an insurance contract on the basis of various ... may not calculate premium on the basis of the risk factors attaching to the particular person wishing to purchase an insurance contract, but rather the risk factors ...
CHADS2 Score - Stroke Risk Assessment, and Antithrombotic Therapy
... Annual Stroke Risk CHADS2 Score Stroke Risk % 95% CI 0 1.9 1.2–3.0 1 2.8 2.0–3.8 2 4.0 3.1–5.1 3 5.9 4.6–7.3 4 8.5 6.3–11.1 5 12.5 8.2–17.5 6 18.2 10.5–27.4 According to the ... does not include some common stroke risk factors and its various pros/cons have been carefully discussed ... To complement the CHADS2 score, by the inclusion of additional 'stroke risk modifier' risk factors, the CHA2DS2-VASc score has been proposed ...
Research Base For Communities That Care - Etiology: Longitudinal Studies of Youth Development
... Protective Factors and the Social Development Model ... in young people requires, at its foundation, the promotion of the factors required for positive development ... Research shows that five basic factors promote positive social development opportunities for developmentally appropriate involvement, skills, recognition for effort, improvement and achievement, strong social ...
Myocardial Infarction - Causes - Risk Factors
... Risk factors for myocardial infarction include Age Gender At any given age men are more at risk than women, particularly before menopause, but because in general women live ... Psychosocial factors including, low socio-economic status, social isolation, negative emotions and stress increase the risk of myocardial infarction and are associated with worse outcomes after myocardial ... Socioeconomic factors such as a shorter education and lower income (particularly in women), and unmarried cohabitation are also correlated with a higher risk ...
BC Healthy Living Alliance - Advocacy - The Winning Legacy
... Risk Factor Intervention Plan, which the BCHLA calls The Winning Legacy, was initially presented to Premier Gordon Campbell and the BC Government on March 3 ... by 2010 by simultaneous improvements in four risk factors of tobacco use, unhealthy weights, unhealthy eating, and physical inactivity." The Winning Legacy explains ... BCHLA estimated that “these risk factors cost the B.C ...

Famous quotes containing the words factors and/or risk:

    I always knew I wanted to be somebody. I think that’s where it begins. People decide, “I want to be somebody. I want to make a contribution. I want to leave my mark here.” Then different factors contribute to how you will do that.
    Faith Ringgold (b. 1934)

    Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinion of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.
    Katherine Mansfield (1888–1923)