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Is it normal to feel restless before a menstrual period?
16 doctors weighed in

Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine
8 doctors agree
In brief: PMS
Pms can include feeling anxious, sad or grumpy.
Some women feel spacy and have trouble concentrating or remembering things. Good news: eating right (less refined sugar, more whole grains, less caffeine and alcohol), sleeping well, and getting moving 30-60 minutes every day make a difference. Supplements, medications can also help. Good luck.

In brief: PMS
Pms can include feeling anxious, sad or grumpy.
Some women feel spacy and have trouble concentrating or remembering things. Good news: eating right (less refined sugar, more whole grains, less caffeine and alcohol), sleeping well, and getting moving 30-60 minutes every day make a difference. Supplements, medications can also help. Good luck.
Dr. Francine Yep
Dr. Francine Yep
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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
This is a time for a major drop in hormone levels that can affect the brain.

In brief: Yes
This is a time for a major drop in hormone levels that can affect the brain.
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Dr. Wayne Ingram
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Dr. James Mirabile
Gynecology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Menstrual anxiety
It is very common to feel restless, agitated, or experience anxiety prior to the start of your period.
This is due to the drop in hormons which will cause your cycle to occur. Supplementing with hormones may help relive your symptoms.

In brief: Menstrual anxiety
It is very common to feel restless, agitated, or experience anxiety prior to the start of your period.
This is due to the drop in hormons which will cause your cycle to occur. Supplementing with hormones may help relive your symptoms.
Dr. James Mirabile
Dr. James Mirabile
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