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Introduction: PMDD

Description of PMDD

PMDD (medical condition): Premenstrual dysphoric disorder is a diagnosis used to indicate...more »

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Premenstrual dysphoric disorder:
  »Introduction: Premenstrual dysphoric disorder
  »Symptoms of Premenstrual dysphoric disorder
  »Causes of Premenstrual dysphoric disorder
  »Treatments for Premenstrual dysphoric disorder

PMDD: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for PMDD:

PMDD as a Disease

PMDD: Another name for Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Premenstrual dysphoric disorder
  »Symptoms of Premenstrual dysphoric disorder
  »Causes of Premenstrual dysphoric disorder
  »Treatments for Premenstrual dysphoric disorder

PMDD: Related Diseases

PMDD: PMDD is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of PMDD

Some of the causes of PMDD are included in the list below:

  • Ovarian hormone hypothesis-hormone changes that occur during a woman's menstrual cycle appear to play a significant role
  • Serotonin hypothesis
  • Psychosocial hypothesis
  • Cognitive and social learning theory
  • Sociocultural theory

Symptoms of PMDD (Premenstrual dysphoric disorder)

Some of the symptoms of PMDD incude:

Treatments for PMDD (Premenstrual dysphoric disorder)

Treatments for PMDD (Premenstrual dysphoric disorder) include:

  • A balanced diet (with increased whole grains, vegetables, fruit, and decreased or no salt, sugar, alcohol, and caffeine)
  • Adequate rest
  • Regular exercise 3-5 times per week
  • Hormone therapy
  • Antidepressant drugs

Treatment of PMDD: For more treatment information about PMDD, see treatment of Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD)

PMDD: Article Excerpts about Premenstrual dysphoric disorder

While many women report some history of premenstrual mood changes and physical symptoms, an estimated 3 to 4... (Source: excerpt from Women Hold Up Half the Sky: NIMH)

PMDD: Related Disease Topics

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For a description of PMDD, see:

Source: CRISP

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