Helpline 01732 760012 Premenstrualsyndrome can be a serious, debilitating disorder that is wrongly trivialised, apressure group claimed during an awareness campaign last month. Previous Article Next Article “Whatis clear, however, is that employers need to ensure that they understand thecondition and make provision,” said Stephanie Allen, executive officer ofthe association. “Weare not saying that every woman who has the syndrome will experience symptomswhich will cause absence from work. Related posts:No related photos. PMS is a serious issueOn 1 Jun 2000 in Personnel Today Comments are closed. “Somesufferers feel that by declaring that they have the condition thendiscrimination in the workplace may result,” Pryer added. Access toadvice and treatment, and insistence on meal breaks to maintain the sufferer’sequilibrium, are the principal measures needed, said Peggy Pryer, nurse adviserto the charity. Symptoms caninclude nausea, severe pains, paranoia and depression, said the NationalAssociation for Premenstrual Syndrome.