Premenstrual syndrome: an evolutionary perspective on its causes and treatment.

Abstract

Premenstrual syndrome is a collection of heterogeneous symptoms that are attributed to hormonal fluctuations and that vary among individuals for unknown reasons. We propose that much of what is labeled "premenstrual syndrome" is part of a broader set of infectious illnesses that are exacerbated by cyclic changes in immunosuppression, which are induced by… (More)

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@article{Doyle2007PremenstrualSA, title={Premenstrual syndrome: an evolutionary perspective on its causes and treatment.}, author={Caroline Doyle and Holly A. Swain Ewald and Paul W. Ewald}, journal={Perspectives in biology and medicine}, year={2007}, volume={50 2}, pages={181-202} }