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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

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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

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What is the safest long term medication for severe anxiety with the least amount of side effects? Also is a hysterectomy a cure for severe pmdd?

What is the safest long term medication for severe anxiety with the least amount of side effects? Also is a hysterectomy a cure for severe pmdd?

Severe Anxiety, PMDD: All medications for Anxiety have Side effects. Hysterectomy is not a cure PMDD. Let Wise Woman within you Reflect: •Stresses in your Life-present and past •To decrease Anxiety to stress •Believe and Speak with your Entire Being-BREATH IS LIFE •Yoga •Music Relaxation •To see Psychiatrist for Intensive Therapy for severe anxiety, coping skills; and discuss Medication benefits and side effects. ...Read more

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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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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

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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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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

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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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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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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

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How to know if I have pmdd or is it something else?

How to know if I have pmdd or is it something else?

Pre-menstrual: Dysphoric disorder is what pmdd stands for. Its involves having sadness, loss of interest, social withdrawal, hopelessness all related to a women's cycle and before menstruation. It's best to see a psychologist or psychiatrist for an evaluation and treatment. Take care ...Read more

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How do I know if I have pmdd or is it something else?

How do I know if I have pmdd or is it something else?

PMDD: Work with your obgyn to track and quantify your symptoms over several months, to see whether patterns develop. Women with pmdd can experience the most severe symptoms in the week or so before their menstrual periods. They usually quiet at least some when menstruation begins. Psychiatrists can also be helpful for more severe or pervasive cases. More info: http://tinyurl.Com/2c3hjpt. ...Read more

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Is pmdd a real condition or one thought up to sell drugs?

Is pmdd a real condition or one thought up to sell drugs?

Real: Since most of the treatment involves lifestyle adjustment, it is unlikely that the pharmaceutical companies have invented a disease. If you ask a woman suffering from the disorder or her family members, they will attest to the reality of the problem. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as like a pmdd premenstrual symptom?

Is there such a thing as like a pmdd premenstrual symptom?

Yes: Pmdd is a cluster of symptoms that are experienced routinely at the end of each menstrual cycle. Symptoms can mimic depression, anxiety disorder or severe irritability. The symptoms resolve as each new cycle begins. Some of the ssri's (zoloft, paxil, (paroxetine) prozac) are fda approved for the treatment of pmdd. ...Read more

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Need expert help here. What are the main symptoms of pmdd?

Need expert help here. What are the main symptoms of pmdd?

PMDD: Pmdd is a condition where a woman has severe depression symptoms, irritability, and tension in the 5-10 days before menstruation. The symptoms of pmdd are more severe and debilitating than in premenstrual syndrome (pms). They usually remit when menstruation begins. Mood swings; panic attacks; trouble sleeping; feeling out of control; and several other symptoms all can be seen in pmdd. ...Read more