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What is pmdd?

What is pmdd?

PMDD: This is usually describing premenstrual dysphoric disorder, a mood disorder characterized by depression which is cyclical in relation to a woman's menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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How do you treat pmdd?

How do you treat pmdd?

Various: Typical treatment includes medication, lifestyle adjustments, psychotherapy, nutritional supplements, and exercise. Since each woman is unique, there is no single treatment. Your physician must work with you and look at all of the above factors to create an effective plan. ...Read more

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Dr. Margret Rose Dellosso Dr. Dellosso
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Pmdd (Tip)

Pms ;pmdd are an extension of one another.Accept mood changes, comfort yourself, see dr. If 2 hard. ...See more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Managing PMS & PMDD (Checklist)

Make sure to eat lightly if you feel bloated
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Take NSAIDs if you are cramping
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Make sure to take calcium to reduce the cramping feeling
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How do you diagnose pmdd?

How do you diagnose pmdd?

Consultation: Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (pmdd) is a condition in which a woman has severe depression symptoms, irritability, and tension before menstruation. The symptoms of pmdd are more severe than those seen with premenstrual syndrome (pms). If you have these symptoms discuss them with your physician to see if they meet the criteria for pmdd. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have pmdd?

How do I know if I have pmdd?

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 include significant depression, anxiety, anger/irritability, or marked mood swings that occur during the premenstrual phase of your cycle and go away after. If the symptoms are causing significant problems, talk to your doctor about treatment options. ...Read more

Dr. Margret Rose Dellosso Dr. Dellosso
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Pmdd (Tip)

Accept hormonal changes. Give yourself some space, don't get angry at yourself /others. Love yoursel. ...See more

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How to determine if I have pmdd?

How to determine if I have pmdd?

PMDD: Pmdd typically presents as notable changes in mood, behavior and functioning in the weeks surrounding a woman's menstral period each month. These symptoms tend to remit outside of this time frame. These changes can effect a person's ability to function and also often, their relationships. Anyone who believes she may have this condition should consult a health care professional for diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are potential cures for pmdd?

What are potential cures for pmdd?

Treatment no cure.: There is treatment for pmdd (premenstrual dysphoric disorder). The recognized treatment at this time is with antidepressants that boost serotonin in the system. This would include Prozac or generic fluoxetine. Also, may take Prozac just for one to two weeks to help. Would consult a psychiatrist. As there ar other things that can also help along with the antidepressant such as an anti anxiety pill. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Pmdd (Tip)

The cramping can be minimized with having adequate calcium in the diet, and also taking Ibuprofen only if needed. ...See more

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Do you know how can pmdd is treated?

Do you know how can pmdd is treated?

PMDD: Some work to treat pmdd was done with selective seritonon reuptake inhibitors as first line treatment. Your doctor can give you some recommendation. Trytophan has been shown to have some benefit as well. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Hulse Dr. Hulse
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Pmdd (Tip)

Regular exercise and stress reduction techniques may enhance the effect of drug therapy. ...See more

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What is a good way to deal with pmdd ?

Options.: There are different options to include: use of oral contraceptives, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and acupuncture. Take care. ...Read more

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What do you do if you suffer with pmdd?

What do you do if you suffer with pmdd?

PMDD: Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (pmdd) is a condition with severe depression symptoms, irritability, and tension before menstruation. You can eat a balanced diet with whole grains, fruits, vegetables -- and leave out caffeine, sugar, and alcohol; get regular exercise throughout the month; work on sleep hygiene. Can see your doctor for possible antidepressants (they can help). Vit b6, mg, ca help. ...Read more

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Pmdd (Tip)

Keep a calendar of your symptoms and your cycle for a couple of months. Take it with you to the doc. ...See more

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What do you feel when going through pmdd?

What do you feel when going through pmdd?

Formerly PMS: Most common: irritability! many symptoms: anxiety, depression, labile mood, anger, reduced interest in usual activities, poor concentration, lethargy/fatiggability, change in appetite, sleeping much/little, breast tenderness, bloating, headaches, joint/muscle aches etc..And some more..But these should be cyclical..Meaning with your cycles.. Consult doc, .There r treatments for you! good luck. ...Read more

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Tell me what is pmdd and how can it be cured?

Tell me what is pmdd and how can it be cured?

Remission: At this point there is no cure for pmdd. However, the symptoms can be put in remission by adjusting your life and working with your physician to find the proper medications. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Pmdd (Tip)

Make sure to get enough rest and enough sleep during this time. ...See more

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I have pmdd, what is the best medication for it?

I have pmdd, what is the best medication for it?

PMDD: There are a number of prescription medication, s available but if you wish to try otc i would start with st. John's wart. ...Read more