Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder – A Severe Extension to PMS

0 30 January 2024
Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder – A Severe Extension to PMS

Pain and discomfort, fatigue, mood swings, stress, sleep disturbances, and interpersonal challenges – PMS can trouble women a lot with its combinations of physical and emotional symptoms. Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder is a severe form of PMS that can cause more intense and extreme forms of physical and emotional symptoms triggered by PMS. It is estimated that 8-10% of women of reproductive age can succumb to this painful transition that can impair their quality of life and wreak havoc in the days that lead up to menstruation. But what is Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder, what causes it, and how is this condition treated in women? With inputs from a leading gynaecologist in Mumbai, Dr. Neelima Mantri, let us find answers to these questions in this blog today.

What is Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder?

Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) is a severe form of premenstrual syndrome (PMS), characterized by intense physical and emotional symptoms that significantly interfere with the daily life of women. Unlike PMS, it is a chronic condition that manifests in the week or two before menstruation. Unfortunately PMDD is becoming increasingly common, affecting as much as 10% of women of reproductive age. It is a severe condition that requires immediate attention from medical professionals speci

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