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Premenstrual syndrome, or PMS, is a set of symptoms that usually occurs one or two weeks before the start of your period. Some women develop PMS in their teens; others develop it later on, even in their 30s or 40s. Three out of four women will experience PMS at some point in their lives.

Symptoms—and their. Most people who menstruate will experience some symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS), including moodiness and headaches. However, some individuals can develop more severe symptoms, such as. If you answer yes, it might be PMS.

Another way to know is if you have symptoms on the 5 days before your period, for 3 months in a row. Women with PMS deal with it in lots of ways. You can make.

PMS may affect the sufferer continuously from ovulation (when the egg is released) until her period starts ten to 16 days later, or for three to four days at ovulation then again before menstruation, or in other patterns. PMS lifts with menstruation so women are symptom-free for seven to ten days per cycle. PMS doesn’t technically exist anymore as a medical diagnosis, but it’s commonly used to describe the less intense feelings of bleh, meh, and ugh in the week leading up to your period. Short answer: It’s not always possible.

This is especially true if you’re someone who typically experiences breast pain during PMS. Again, we have hormones to thank. Lower back pain is a common symptom of PMS, a condition most women experience during menstruation.

However, severe lower back pain may be a symptom of conditions like PMDD and dysmenorrhea. It may. Could it be more than ‘just PMS’? The menstrual cycle is a complex system that can affect everything from energy levels, to motivation, sex drive and mood. Frequent skipped periods can be caused by polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). “PCOS is a condition in which a patient has an excess of androgens, which are chemicals in the body that affect ovary.

Could it be PMS or Pregnancy. By SJ. Sameera Madugalle, M.D. answered this Premenstrual Headaches: PMS, Migraines And Sinus Problems. Read more. New Reply Follow New Topic.

SJ over a year ago. Hi, I have generally had irregular periods due to PCOS. sometimes its too long like few months and recently till 3 months.

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Because so many of the symptoms are the same, especially for women who have a hard time with PMS, it can be difficult to tell whether your moodiness, fatigue, headaches, and weight gain are from your PMS or your perimenopause.

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No one knows the exact cause(s) of PMS, but experts suspect hormonal changes can trigger symptoms.

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Sometimes, PMS may be mild and barely noticeable, but other times PMS may be more severe.

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PMS encompasses both mood changes and physical symptoms.

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PMS and PMDD both include physical symptoms

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Sometimes, PMS may be mild and barely noticeable, but other times PMS may be more seVCTC.

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Uninterrupted time can be hard for PMs to

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PMS may kick in toward the latter end of the phase.

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PMS often includes both physical and emotional symptoms.

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● Only one of the following is required for diagnosis of PMS: mild psychological discomfort, bloating and weight gain, breast tenderness, swelling of hands and feet, various aches and pains, poor concentration, sleep disturbance, and change in appetite.

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  • The most common medication prescribed for PMDD is for sure combination birth control and/or a SSRI anti-depressant regimen. PMS is not even comparable to PMDD. PMDD is a systemic mind and body reaction to the luteral phase chemicals and hormones released during the menstrual cycle. This is super misleading!

  • I feel so sad, I have anxiety and the feeling of hopelessness days before my period. I am also overthinking and will cry for a tiny reason. Is this normal?

  • I have self-diagnosed PMDD and what really helps for the psychological side for me are just keeping a visual of my period-tracking calendar. My moods feel TOTALLY out of control when I’m about to “start.” So it can be crazy helpful just having that little reminder on the wall or on my phone that these negative feelings are temporary, and it’s not just because “I’m a terrible person” or “everything is going wrong”

  • I deal with this 10 days a month. My mother is 61 but when she had a period her whole life dealt with this. I will verbally abuse everyone around me. Yell cry snap. Cry over a commercial. Cuss out my boss dump my boyfriend. All I want to do is lay in bed. Eat chocolate all day and drink pepsi after pepsi non stop. Then after I abuse everyone in my whole family for a week I finally get my period and it’s over and then my family is snapping at me and I’m like jeesh what’s your problem. I have all 11 of these symptoms.

  • Suicidality is the g hardest part of it to fight. So many women complete suicide due to this condition. It’s a hormone issue not purely “psychological”. Why is it in the DSM5. YOU NEED TO SEE AN ENDONCRINOLOGIST. A hormone specialist!!!!

  • 2 days before and first 2 days of the reasearch isnt always accurate. Eating everything in sight wanting to beat up anyone in my path.

  • This video was really helpful. I’m going to make an appointment as soon as possible to get the right diagnosis. But I really think this might be true for me. I usually try to be mindful of the week before my period knowing I’m more irritable and angry. I thought that was normal. I recently moved the week before my period. Such a bad idea!!! Now my husband is so upset with me we haven’t spoken in a few days. So check mark on interpersonal relationships issues. I’m really hoping there is a medication that can help. I’ve tried all kinds of other things. But I’m left feeling so hopeless that I’m never going to be able to be any different.

  • Once a month my wife hates me, is leaving me, is going to kill herself, abandon our children, cheat on me with random people, and makes my life impossible to endure

  • Thank you for this video and sharing information! I have suffered from pmdd for years and years. It still catches me off guard every month and sure enough, as soon as period comes I’m all better. I have it bad. Really bad. I also have bpd and PTSD alongside other issues and sometimes when pmdd flares up my PTSD is through the roof per say. I have actually packed up and left my home in just a few minutes in a hurry because of it. For some reason I thought that my husband was going to kill me (he is a gentle soul and hasn’t laid a hand on me since we’ve been together, my ex husband of 15 years however was very abusive in every way) but as soon as period came I realized how irrational it was that I acted that way. It creeps up slowly seemingly taking over all thoughts and emotions. I have even become suicidal during those times. I now keep a record and mark the calendar like you said so that I know it’s coming and I can prepare as well as let my husband know ahead of time. I’m learning about certain foods that can help with the hormones and my husband has recommended Thai chi to help. I haven’t tried yet though. Again, thank you so much for sharing ❤️

  • Sometimes I can have periods where my PMS makes me extremely agitated to the point I don’t recognize myself.
    Other times my PMS hasn’t been that bad, meaning, it hasn’t affected my ability to be normal in social situations.
    I wonder if this depends on external factors. Like, maybe those times your emotions aren’t going all over the place is ’cause you don’t have things/people in your life that ’set off’ these extreme responses.

  • Unfortunately I’m literally not being dramatic this is me all the time I have all 10 except that last one(kinda)so I’m like don’t let that period Come… I really feel like Hulk

  • Whenever I cut refined sugar and processed carbs out of my diet, PMS almost disappears. Other things that help are chasteberry extract capsules, magnesium powder, and also ginger root capsules to help with inflammation to prevent cramps. It also helps to drink a lot of water before and during your cycle, and there is a tea from herbal medicinals called female toner that helps keep you healthy and balanced.

  • So what you’re saying is no matter what you do you won’t lose weight while you’re on your period or PMS. Because I’m currently PMSing and DRY FASTING. And I’m barely losing weight despite not eating or drinking anything. Also once my period is over I should lose all the weight I was supposed during my PMS and period right?

  • I have all of the above. I have angry violent outbursts and my ovaries start hurting really bad and I get really anxious. I tried telling my gynecologist but he wouldn’t listen to me.

  • I have PMMD and I really hate my period. Physically it’s not the worst, it’s not like I bleed through or get cramps, but mentally it messes me up real bad, it makes me want to kill myself. I told my mom about how much it makes me suicidal and she didn’t care at all, she didn’t believe me. I told her about birth control and she just rambled about how it can be bad for your health and then told me to talk to my DAD about it. Seriously if she can’t understand me HOW WILL MY DAD UNDERSTAND???? I am too scared to go on my own to the doctor to talk about it, I feel like they won’t understand me either. Not to mention I also have BPD, which doesn’t help AT ALL. The only way I can make it stop is by starving myself at the point my period disappears. I really feel like killing myself but I am too scared to do it… God help me…

  • Hi @katimorton I’ve been dealing with PMDD since shortly after puberty. From your experience could a lack of serotonin be a contributing factor? I worked with a therapist doing EMDR and found I had CEN (Childhood Emotional Neglect). I’m just curious if a lack of the “happy” chemical in our brains due to childhood or PTSD etc. could be the reason we have a hard time coping with our normal hormonal cycles? I have a really regular cycle and yet I have considered having a hysterectomy as a last resort. My hope for all PMDD sufferers is that more research be done and I hope everyone finds happiness every day not just two weeks a month.

  • Tip: Use an app to track your period. I use “My Calander”, it will remind you that you’re about to start your period and you can also add it as a gadget which will count down the days to your next period.

    Theres lots of other features in this app that are so helpful, notes, medications, feelings, symptoms.

  • I have a question I’m at the age where I’m probably gonna start my period any minute for the first time and I have all of those symptoms that you explained except it’s been going on for like a long time is that just part of puberty because it’s been going on for like a year or two just getting more and more frequent and worse as the years went on so is that just a part of puberty ����‍♀️ ���� ��. �� ����. ��. ��. ����

  • How do I deal when I am stuck at home with my kids and non understanding husband during this covid -19 thing trying to get through a bout of a bad one? I will be calling my doctor, but they’re so busy already with corona virus stuff

  • I’ve been on and off from a relationship for over 5 years now. I’ve realized, it wasn’t normal for me always leaving and ending it when things got super rough. I realized that even though I already have major depressive thoughts and suicidal thoughts and anxiety and PTSD, Id leave my boyfriend, I’d be a wreck, over eating, so angry I’d self harm myself, and I’d literally get so overwhelmed with life and everyone that I’d try to end my life and boom I’d start my period days later. My ex would say “told you. Every time you start your period you leave me.” I hate when people throw up pmsing in smart assed ways where they don’t really know the feeling or how it is. It pisses me off even more when you throw it up in my face. I also don’t wanna say that my relationship problems are just because of PMDD. I wasn’t diagnosed. My relationship was crap, super abusive, I’ve been molested and bullied and have a lot of issues mentally as is. Before I start my periods it literally only gets worse and sometimes I just don’t know how to work though it because it’s so severe with or without starting my period. I was also on my period for a year and 3 months non stop and people, family, my relationship, would always tell at me for having attitude. Or for being frustrated. And it would literally start fights and I blame myself for it. But is it really me? Or is it people not understanding me? When times get rough I run away now because I’m afraid of doing something stupid. Idk I think my problems are more severe to where I need to seek mental help. But I just found PMDD out and it’s like mine blowing on how shitty being a woman can actually be and for people to be rude and hurtful and for them to think that I’m just mad for no reason when I tell people that I just wanna be left alone. It makes things worse and people idk. People piss me off now. With or without pmdd. I’ve gained so much weight. I’ve not been able to have 8 hours of sleep in years. I lose my jobs, and lose relationships, and all I do when I’m okay and mentally okay at the moment is give to people and help people because I love this world. But when I’m moody, I fucking hate society. I hate this world. I wanna end myself. Idk. Rant over. Maybe I just need a forever friend. Shit. A forever family. Idk what home even is anymore. ��

  • What if I also have a sinus infection, anxiety and neighbour problems that I had to go to the police about during the week aswell as a mother who is insensitive��

  • I can’t believe there are some women out there who actually have to endure this every single month, mother nature is so unfair… yet I don’t know how those women can get a full time job? And yet the last option available to them is ovary removal, what a shitty deal is to be born with pmdd

  • Hi my name is ally Martin, I moved to Florida almost 2 years ago an I I am living with my boyfriend and I’m 21 about to be 22. I have been dealing with extremely painful periods and PMS ever since I was 7, which is when I started my period. Ever since I turned 21 I started getting hot flashes, cramping, I’ve been really sad feeling, out of energy, I can’t sleep, and i feel out of control and I feel overwhelmed, and I’ve been having extremely high anxiety, I feel very agitated, annoyed, and extremely irritable 2 weeks before my period. And I haven’t been properly diagnosed with it but my mother and her mother both had endometriosis and I have all the symptoms in all of the signs of endometriosis I have extremely painful periods that keeps me from doing daily activities, they keep me stuck in bed with a heating pad on my lower stomach. I’ve been looking for answers on why I’ve been feeling like this and this video really helped me get some answers on what it could potentially be. When she was naming all the requirements to be diagnosed with pmdd it was crazy. I had all 11 requirements, every time she named a requirement I was like omg that’s me! that’s exactly how I feel to all 11. Im not saying this is what I think could be wrong but this is something to look into and research and talk about to my doctors about it one day. Currently I have no insurance so that means I can’t see any doctors until I get insurance. But anyways this video helps me and thank you for making this.

  • When you’re already weird & awkward, all it will take is PMDD to scare them away. Thank fuck I only get it some months, not all of the months.

  • I have a heart condition that prevents me from being able to use EITHER birth control or antidepressants, and, well, I’ve TRIED Mydol. (or however you spell that?). It worked on me like a narcotic. HALF A PILL, and those pills aren’t big, and I was out of it for twelve hours. Gone. Zombie. I got super dizzy, and fell asleep for a while, but at the same time, I got the narcotic-like effect of it making me feel warm and giddy and wrapped up, like in a big, fuzzy blanket. But I’m serious, it wasn’t worth it for how out of it I got, and I could till feel it the NEXT FREAKING DAY. And yes, I have taken real narcotics before, though not recreationally because I’m not an idiot. As to the scheduling stuff, I have exams this week and Master’s applications to try and get ready, AND Christmas shopping to do. There is literally no “time out” for me right now, and I find that “time out” is becoming more and more rare. Not just for me, but for literally everyone I know. As for me, I had six of those symptoms full-blown, and three others where it was like, “I sometimes do and sometimes don’t”, but GENERALLY, my week-and-a-half of mood symptoms have a progression: fatigue and trouble sleeping, EXTREME irritability, loneliness but not wanting to see anyone, sadness, rage, paranoia, exhaustion. At the END of the week and a half, in the day or two before my period, I get all of those at the same time. It’s to the point where I would take debilitating physical pain (oh, and I get aches in my muscles, too, almost like I have the flu) over the mood stuff. Some months I do get cramps that are so bad that they’ve actually made me vomit before, but that’s rare, thank the Gods. But yeah, in a heartbeat, I’d take the physical stuff over all this emotional stuff.

  • I get horrible emotions during my period, I can be really sad and sensitive. and feel hurt easily. I felt really down this month. I ended up crying a couple of times. Its almost like they have been heightened. I have cravings for food. The cramping is painful at the being. but eases off after a couple of days. I have noticed my periods move, they started at the end and can move a week early or later. And sometimes stops and starts again. I’m like what the hell are you doing down there. lol.

  • Should i considered myself have this PMDD? cause i experienced many of the symptoms a week before my period starts. Migraine, breast pain, don’t want to talk to anybody, irritable, wants to cry without any reasons and etc.

    Answer please.

  • This has been a issue for me for years. My doc tried to get me on bc. It just makes me feel crazy. I feel miserable. I can’t afford a therapist.

  • Just take deep long breaths ��, have healthy diet ��, exercise��‍♀ and spend some time in nature����.. Trust me it works… And most important regularly spend 15 mins under moon light����✨✨����
    No need to have any medication….
    Chill you are strong you kw it’s just for few days don’t worry…☺����

  • Maybe its just me but after having a kid my cramps feel so much different than before. Like now I’ll feel them more in my stomach or back. Luckily my period is way better now since I’m using the iud, but it was a painful process and I did bleed a lot more in the past. Since then my bodys handled it pretty nicely.

  • I need to go get checked out for this. My pms symptoms have not gone away this month. I don’t understand why.. my breast are sore I’m bloated and I have a headache on and off. Not only that, I’ve been angry lately. I’m not even an angry person. If I’m not pregnant I’m going to see a doctor. This isn’t normal for me ����‍♀️

  • i already have depression but i started noticing a pattern where about once a month i started feeling suicidal and extremely depressed for a few days and then my period starts like the next day. glad i finally know what is causing this

  • 1 to 2 weeks before perood then 1 week during period you’re still experiencing symptoms leaves you only 1 week per month to feel good and normal

  • yeah… Midol and Ibuprofen does NOT help PMDD… Maybe the headaches, but you can’t control hormonal swings with over the counter medication. I’m actually super disappointed by this video as you are completely blowing off the severity and how debilitating it can be.

  • I think my girlfriend have PMDD or at least a more severe version of PMS. But it’s hard to talk about it when it’s on, because she’s very angry in this period.
    How to deal with someone who suffers from PMDD? Any tips on what to do to lessen the symptoms?

  • Aww dam..I really am depressed… I just clicked off the video before she said make sure it’s happening only before or during your period Not all the time, and I just left that ignorant comment below.. wellpp people pray positive for me because I don’t like taking medicine. I’ve been going through this for more than 5 years and it seems like it’s getting worse and it doesn’t help that Society desert really conform with my sadness in disappointment

  • Hi Kati. Appreciate your talk on this topic. The Flo app has helped me plan. Question – Have you heard anything about daughters of narcissistic mothers having higher rates of PMDD?

  • Well nice. I don’t suffer form bipolar disorder or depression but PMDD. Last time it was like 3 weeks living in horror. I was so low of energy, I always say that I AM measurable and I feel like that. I cry many times during the day. My whole body aches and it doesn’t listen to me. I can see just a lot of negativity around me and suffering. I found out very difficult to even respond on a message from my friends or even to my family. I hate myself so so badly and thinking about suicide and this though gives me the only way how to end this horrible feeling. During this period it’s very hard to handle myself in my job. I am working with people, a lot of people every day and I almost quite my job because of my anxiety and depression. And this feeling is worst with time passing. I don’t know what to do. I normally eat healthy, I do a lot of physical activities such as dancing and having a lot of hobbies but during this time I can’t motivate myself even to wake up and leave my bed and my appetite is on zero and I literally don’t like anything to eat. I don’t know how to fight with it anymore. Any suggestions? Please?

  • Following Autoimmune Paleo Diet (check Sarah Balentyne) helped a number of women beat this horrible disease. White rice, red meat, cucumber lettuce and drinking water. When stable they starting reintroducing other vegetables and fruits in order to see what causes their reactions.

  • I literally want to kill myself a couple days before and during my period and I’m only 13 so the doctor thinks I’m just being a “teenager”

  • I think I have this. I just put it together. It’s extremely dangerous for me. I almost killed myself during my last cycle because I was in too much mental pain

  • I was diagnosed with pmdd about a year ago after being laughed at by several obgyn’s who just thought I was weak and could not deal with my “PMS”. It was so bad when I wasn’t being treated I contemplated suicide regularly during the last 2 weeks of every cycle, and always had to remind myself to not do anything stupid bc it’s temporary. I have no patience, would start arguments with my spouse that made no sense, would become violent and throw things, had anxiety, binge eating episodes ect. It was truly scary. I finally found a dr that realized what was going on. Although I have to admit I probably did downplay my symptoms due to being embarrassed. If you experience any of these symptoms you are not alone! Do not feel embarrassed it is important to get help. Between lexapro and being put on a natural supplement called serenol which was recommended by my dr. Things are better and more manageable but I am still working towards finding a consistent balance and routine that helps. Please seek help if your need it and do not feel ashamed because you are not alone, and you don’t have to suffer, and lastly if u feel something is wrong it probably is your not crazy so if you have a dr unwilling to help or understand get
    a second opinion.

  • So do people going through regular PMS not feel extremely self deprecating/suicidal? Money is tight so doctor visits are sorta a no for a while (since I’m in the USA. sigh) but after I learned PMDD was a thing I was just… oh god. Ya know? I actually discovered it either during or after a big emotional outburst because I just wasn’t coping and while suffering I decided to google “PMS disorder” and lo and behold. But since I have no access to medical care I have no doctor to ask questions to… so I doubt myself. Does regular PMS not make you hate life and want to die, or explode on people suddenly? Even the smallest inconvenience messes everything up. This morning I cried because I wanted my fiance to do yoga, and then because my nose was stuffed up, and then I started putting myself down, and then started getting angry at a friend, and then I was okay, and then not okay, and on and on. I’ve got rough 4-7 days before the period starts and this has gone on for months. I’m just having trouble telling the difference between PMS and PMDD:(

  • I’ve just had a terrible week and I got my period in the middle. This has happened before but this was the worst time. I had a lot of these symptoms, but I’m still kinda worried to tell anyone.

  • I’ve been wondering if I have PMDD. A week or so before, sometimes 10 days ish before my period, I become super depressed, anxious, suicidal thoughts, wanting to quit my job, wanting to go back to drugs, feeling hopeless, headaches, etc. Anyways it started being this bad a few years ago.

  • My pms comes with lots of anxiety and nausea and bad mood,is that PMDD?For me it starts from like 21 day of cycle:(…however I do suffer IBS and generalized anxiety disorder,but that 8,9 days are terrible

  • The only thing i find that helps with my PMDD or should i say my extreme fatigue i get due to my pmdd is midol. Doesn’t always work 100% but have found its my go to to make me feel some what normal when I’m feeling super fatigue which make me irritated. So try it out….i have ALL the symptoms you mentioned two weeks before my period so I’m only normal two weeks in the month then it back to dealing with this whole issue. Some months worse than others. Good luck everyone

  • My daughter’s stepmother has PMDD. Sometimes when having symptoms, she kidnaps my daughter. It needs to stop being glorified and realize who it hurts. Do you know how scary it is to not know where your child is and have cops tell you they can’t do anything?

  • I watched this video and it gave me the courage to speak to someone. I just recently got diagnosed with pmdd, and now I’m starting to go on the road of recovery. It’s so bad I have almost all of the symptoms, and it last for 2 weeks! It was even affecting my relationships with people. So thank you so much!!

  • In my case, few days before period, my mood only changes. For example, i may out of blue cook you a nice soup, Communicate like a kid,with my teddy, and green son, brush barbie’s hair, drink Earl grey tea, by adding honey in the drink,Go for a walk. And more.Understanding my mood will be the challenge, for any man who wants to marry me.

  • I’ve never really had PMS, but this month it’s unbearable…I have all the symptoms (psychological and physical) and it started almost 2 weeks ago (my period will (hopefully) arrive in 2 days)…I think it’s because I’ve had a lot of emotional stress lately and have been very anxious..anybody else here who feels like their emotional state has an influence on their PMS symptoms?:(

  • for me 2 or 3 days before my periods or during the periods I feel like eating sth or doing sth but I don’t know what haha��, and I turn to be naggy fortunataly my bf understands my feelings and is always there for me during my period.

  • Yeah. I cried in the shower. Today is my birthday i’m feeling depressed. i slept the entire day still feeling tired and my headache is there, my breasts feel sore. I’m tired of this!! ��

  • So i’m suffering from pms but my period is also worst it really painful medicine also doesn’t work and I’m have to take injections every month

  • My symptoms start about a week and a half before my cycle & i get extremely exhausted, bad migraines, and my attitude is terrible up until the second day of my period then I’m fine. So crazy��

  • Tfw you have pcos with irregular periods and pmdd and can’t plan when your period happens. Its always a surprise. Interrupts all previous plans.

  • Mujhe periods se 7-8 days pahle se hi mood swings bhut jyada hone lagte h… main bhut jyada pareshan, akele, or gusse mai rahti hu baat baat pe irritation hoti h… husband se every time ladai hoti h is periods k douraan.. itna jyada pareshan ho jati hu ki suicide karne ka b man ho jata h.. plzzz help

  • I’m pretty sure I have PMDD. I’ve struggled with these symptoms for months now and it’s horrible. Today I was very angry when I came home and threw everything in the fridge and slammed it. Last month I lashed out at my dad physically and felt out of control when doing so. All these incidents have been literally a few days before my period. My period according to my calendar is in 7 days and today I felt irritable at work, excessively hungry, unconfident, like I want to die and that I’m fat and then I started crying a few mins ago and I also get super sore breasts

  • I have started a quarantine workout challenge and I’m on my period I have been sneezing and other signs of a cold tho I know it’s because of my period but I take cold medicine to stop it I’m having headaches and runny nose because of sneezing this is outside of other common pains. I have pain everyday because I have cp and I deal with it without medicine

  • I say accept your pms eat good excise and journal how you are feeling lots relaxing just let your body relax take each day at a time try and find things that you enjoy about that day write them before bed write three things that you loved about that day be grateful for what you have think positive look those in worse situation ��������

  • Yes, if their partner has PMS. Call (626) 447-0679 for more info. Get treatment for your partner! Treatment is covered by most PPO insurance. http://www.pmstreatmentclinic.com.

  • ABSOLUTLY not. PMS stands for “pre menstral” and men do not have menstral cycles therefore cannot have PMS. now, that doesn’t mean they don’t have hormone swings and can feel that way. but with not menstration, they literally cannot have pms

  • I love these doctors and I agree that men do have pms and other stuff..and yes men should have periods its menstrual cycle for a reason.