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Added August 01, 2013

PMDD Symptoms

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PMDD stands for Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder. It is a rare component of Premenstrual Syndrome. PMDD, which affects about 5% of all menstruating women, is described by the American Psychiatric Association as a pattern of recurrent symptoms of depression and other negative moods that occur during the last week of the menstrual cycle. These PMDD symptoms are so severe that they markedly interfere with daily living. Some of the symptoms are:

 

  • Feeling suddenly sad, teaful, irritable or angry
  • Persistent and marked anger or irritability
  • Feeling of anxiety
  • Depressed mood, feeling of hopelessness
  • Decreased interest in usual activities or friends
  • Lack of energy
  • Difficulty in concentrating
  • Changes in appetite such as overeating or food cravings
  • Too much or too little sleep due to insomnia

 

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contour13
contour13
Posted June 30, 2014
I have never heard anything like this
GenieLeigh97
GenieLeigh97
Posted January 31, 2012
Wow! I didn't know people had problems like this.
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