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Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

 Hey! Reader, I hope you are doing great. But sometimes, premenstrual disorders can disturb your life a lot. In this article, you are going to read about Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD).

This disease is closely related to the PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROME, but PMDD is a more severe illness. Sometimes, it also regarded as a nervous disorder. ?

So by reading this article, you will know about the PMDD and also its causes, diagnosis, and so many other things.

Premenstrual dysphoric disorder Is a modern disease, and many people did not know anything about it, so if you read this article, you will know about this modern disease.

 So, let’s start ?

What Is Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD)


Premenstrual dysphoric disorder And premenstrual syndrome are two diseases closely related to each other, and both are health diseases, but PMDD is more severe than a premenstrual syndrome

 Many things take place in PMDD patient so, the prominent things which are caused by the premenstrual dysphoric syndrome are following;

  • Depression 
  • Anxiety
  • Irritability

The anxiety is shown in more than one week or some days, but it happens before the period starts.

The premenstrual dysphoric disorder is only treated by using medicine. I do not recommend you to apply home remedies to get rid of PMDD.

The treatment only starts when symptoms appear.

PMDD Awareness

PMDD Awareness

APRIL month PMDD AWARENESS MONTH in which people know about Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder.

PMDD Awareness in 2018

In April 2018, a seminar occurred under the RCGO’S WOMEN VOICES INVOLVEMENT PANELS

In this seminar, a one women MURPHY Told her story About PMDD 

She fell ill with PMDD at the age of 17, And at 21 she felt On the floor And at the age of 32, the doctor says that she will not remain alive and die, But at the age of 39 she will recover appropriately from Pmdd and live a healthy life.

PMDD awareness in 2020

In April 2020, Due to COVID-19, no seminar was arranged. But people show sympathy by lighting up the buildings.

33 Building’s landmarks and bridges are lit up to show the PMDD awareness.

By acting upon the social distancing shows Sympathy with PMDD patients.

Celebrities With PMDD

Many celebrities Also share their story about premenstrual disorders. Some of them are following

1-Dakota Johnson

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                 She is a Suspiria star, and she shares her story about PMDD.

2-Sophie Turner

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     She is a star of the game of thrones, and she also shared her menstrual abnormalities.

3-Dove Cameron

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     The gorgeous dimple girl also shared her story in a video of seventeen.

4-Madison Beer

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     She also shared her story about premenstrual disorders in the video of seventeen.

5-Amy Schumer

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      She is a star, and she is also ill with PMDD.

6-Lena Dunham

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      She revealed her story in an INSTAGRAM post and told about it to her followers.

7-Demi Lovato

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      She first told her story to her mother and sister, and she felt pleased.

8-Kate Winslet

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      She told her story in 1998 in the rolling stone interview and her first menstruation cycle when she was shooting TITANIC.

9-Jennifer Lawrence

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   She shared about her premenstrual disease with the world.

10-Miley Cyrus

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    She shared her story with MARIE CLAIRE about her periods.

11-Chrissy Teigen

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    She revealed her story on TWITTER in JULY 2017. And she shared how her skin destroyed on periods.

Symptoms Of PMDD

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The symptoms of the premenstrual dysphoric disorder are shown before the cycle starts in just a week or some days and causes debilitating and also affects your daily routine life.

Other symptoms of PMDD are following;

  • Difficulty Concentrating 
  • Tension, Anxiety, Irritability
  • Depression
  • Loss of hopelessness
  • Mood swings
  • Intense anger
  • Conflict with other people
  • Decrease interest in daily routine work
  • Headaches
  • Feeling pain in muscle and joints
  • Cramps
  • Bloating
  • Fatigue
  • Feeling out of control
  • Breast tenderness
  • Appetite changes
  • Hot flashes

Causes Of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder causes

Scientists have made many types of research on PMDD, but a proper cause cannot be known, but one thing which can be seen is a change in the menstrual cycle, and change in menstrual is caused by hormone change.

Some other studies also show that there is a close relationship between PMDD and a low serotonin level. 


Serotonin can Control our different Action Sleeping, Mood, Pain, and Attention, etc. When serotonin decreases, then it causes PMDD.

So, These are the reasons behind Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder; they are also called premenstrual disorders.  

PMDD Treatment in Different Stages

PMDD Treatment

If you are ill with the premenstrual dysphoric disorder, then different treatments are used in various stages. If you have some sort of premenstrual syndrome, doctors say you are lucky that you do not have the premenstrual dysphoric disorder because it is a more severe disease.

 The premenstrual dysphoric disorder is a physical and emotional disease, but in women’s, the symptoms which are record are following.

  • Debilitating ( It is a disease that weakens your body, i.e., causes weakness in your body ), and it also affects your daily routine life and work. 

The treatment which is used for premenstrual dysphoric disorder is SSRI.


It’s Mostly used for DEPRESSION treatment but in severe cases, and it is used with a therapy called a CBT (COGNITIVE BEHAVIOURAL THERAPY ).

True Stories About PMDD

PMDD stories

In this section, I am going to tell you about some women who share their stories about PMDD on Reddit.

So, Let’s start 


She said that her PMDD was very serious. She wept all night and also thought of suicide.

Then she decided to go to the gynecologist and take medical treatment. Then she went to 

Gynecologist and get treatment. So, she will cure PMDD.


She says that she has a simple PMS (premenstrual syndrome ), but after some time, it can change into PMDD, but she does not lose her power and start to fight against them. In the end, she won the battle and ultimately cured her PMDD. 

People also ask 

What are the 11 symptoms of PMDD?

 Difficulty concentrating 
Mood swings 
Hot flashes
 feeling out of control 
 breast tenderness 

Is PMDD is a mental illness?

PMDD is a mixture of all mood symptoms but PMS is not a mental illness. Rather it is a premenstrual disorder.

Can PMDD be cured?

Pmdd is curable or not depends upon your life because it related to the person’s personal life, so if you changes your lifestyle you can cure it, there are some chances that PMDD is curable.

What can Trigger PMDD?

Scientists have done many types of research, but they could not find the exact cause of PMDD, so it is a thing that due to change in hormone and change in the menstrual cycle can cause PMDD and another critical thing that serotonin deficiency also Trigger PMDD.

What PMDD feels like?

PMDD and PMS are closely related diseases in which a you daily routine life can be disturbed, and you feel hard to live a healthy life.


This article is about PMDD, which stands for premenstrual dysphoric disorder. It is more severe than a premenstrual syndrome and can disturb your nervous system. Hormonal changes lead to premenstrual dysphoric disorder.

Yeah, It is a severe disease and can make your life hell. But if you decided to fight with it, you can come out of PMDD. Nothing is impossible; a little hard work on your diet, and medications can help you to recover from the premenstrual dysphoric disorder.

I hope this article helped you to resolve any queries about PMDD. But if you got any other questions, feel free to ask me in the comments section below ?. After all, A friend in need is a friend indeed. YEAH!

Like this article? Share with your friends and family also, who are fighting with premenstrual disorders.

Lots of Love ❤


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