Pms or pmdd-period like cramps and moody?

Only before period. Both PMS and pmdd are limited to the week or so before the period. Pmdd is specifically significant depression. Pms can be moodiness, bloating, breast tenderness and other hormone-related symptoms. If your symptoms persist beyond the week before your period, you should get them checked out.

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I had vertigo a few days before my period. Can premenstrual dysphoric disorder or pms cause this because now I don't have it?

Vertigo may vary. Vertigo should feel like movement when you do not move- it may be spinning, falling, a rocking sensation, etc. It may be caused by benign changes of the inner ear. Sometimes there are more serious causes. PMDD normally is not associated with this symptom. Symptoms of vertigo may come and go- it commonly varies in this way. Read more...

When on my period, I have constant mood swings, depression, I understand "pms" but I feel this is a lot worse. Could I have pmdd?

That is possible. With Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) a woman’s symptoms can be so severe that it interferes with her ability to function. It would behove you to seek mental health evaluation. Take care. Read more...
That's still "pre-" Whatever, whenever it is - you seem to feel that it is linked to your menstrual cycle - right? This would mean that the other half+ of the month you are no more depressed or hi/lo than the next person - right? If so, take this to an OBGYN and be patient as they run lab tests, etc. If it's as I've asked, try to avoid psychotropics. Talk therapy might help w/ mgmt skills but chemicals may be a risk. Read more...

I usually get really bad pmdd 15 days before my period until my pd starts, & none this cycle. Can a lack of PMS be an indication of possible pregnancy?

Yes. Since PMDD us usually related to hormone changes a lack of the usual changes die to pregnancy could alter your PMDD symptoms. Check a HPT. . Read more...
Pregnancy. Not necessarily. However, if you have had unprotected sex and you have missed a period, you should take a pregnancy test. Read more...
Maybe. PMDD or premenstrual dysphoric disorder is related to hormonal levels. Pregnancy changes that, & might be a reason. Wait & see if you miss a period and to a home PG test. But other factors can modify the intensity and duration of PMDD, and painful periods, too (dysmenorrhea) including medications, both over the counter and prescription, diet, exercise, stress, emotional state, coping skills, etc. Read more...