12 Mar 2018

PMDD: Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

AKA PMS on steroids. Brief Summary 75 % of women have experienced premenstrual syndrome (PMS) which include emotional and physical symptoms. The emotional symptoms include irritability, impatience and mood swings. Premenstrual dysphoric disorder(PMDD) is thought to affect 3-7% of females. These mood symptoms are more disabling than PMS symptoms and can severely affect work and social relationships. If you have extreme mood swings, irritability and impatience before the time of your period you may have Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) or have an underlying mood disorder which worsens during this time. PMDD refers to a cluster of symptoms which occur 7-10 […]