A 33-year-old member asked:
pms (premenstrual syndrome) or pmdd. which is worse?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Troy Sibson answered
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
PMDD: There is a spectrum running from no symptoms, through pms to really severe pmdd (premenstrual dysphoric disorder). With pmdd women complain of feeling like a different person, they have a really short fuse and don't even like themselves. Treatment is with an antidepressant (ssri) starting midcycle and just taking it until the start of the menses. This acts as a mood stabilizer.
Answered on Apr 3, 2017
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