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How do you diagnose pmdd

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience in Psychiatry
Consultation: Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (pmdd) is a condition in which a woman has severe depression symptoms, irritability, and tension before menstruation. ... Read More

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No blood work: There is no specific blood work that makes the diagnosis, rather the symptom complex suggests the PMDD diagnosis.
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A female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
History : The diagnosis of premenstrual dysphoric disorder is made on history. A good history and physical and basic labs rules our comorbidities. It is very se ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
22 years experience in Family Medicine
PMDD: This is usually describing premenstrual dysphoric disorder, a mood disorder characterized by depression which is cyclical in relation to a woman's men ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience in Psychiatry
Various: Typical treatment includes medication, lifestyle adjustments, psychotherapy, nutritional supplements, and exercise. Since each woman is unique, there ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Shedler
13 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Can be treated: There is no definitive test. Like most psychiatric conditions, diagnosis is based on your symptoms, history, and evaluation by your doctor. Symptoms ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claudia Sickinger
25 years experience in Psychiatry
PMDD: Pmdd typically presents as notable changes in mood, behavior and functioning in the weeks surrounding a woman's menstral period each month. These symp ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cyma Khalily
34 years experience in Psychiatry
Treatment no cure.: There is treatment for pmdd (premenstrual dysphoric disorder). The recognized treatment at this time is with antidepressants that boost serotonin in t ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Selective Serotonin: Reuptake inhibitors are often prescribed for premenstrual dysphoric disorder. Take care.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
34 years experience in Family Medicine
PMDD: Some work to treat pmdd was done with selective seritonon reuptake inhibitors as first line treatment. Your doctor can give you some recommendation. ... Read More
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