A View from the Top of a Consumer Organization

  • Virginia Cassara


I spent 19 years seeking help for a complex symptoms I can now identify as “premenstrual syndrome” (PMS). From age 17 to age 36, I sought help from a variety of specialists for a variety of recurring symptoms: fatigue, joint pains, back pains, out-of-control eating binges (resulting in 20-pound weight swings every six weeks), and debilitating depressions, among them.


Menstrual Cycle Oral Contraceptive Eating Binge Emotional Symptom Premenstrual Syndrome 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Virginia Cassara
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  1. 1.PMS Action, Inc.IrvineUSA

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