About PMDD

Common questions about Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

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What is the impact of hormonal IUDs (specifically Mirena/levonorgestrel IUD) on PMDD symptoms?

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My SSRI is helping, but not enough. What should I do?

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How can I stay up-to-date with what is going on surrounding PMDD?

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For surgery for PMDD do both ovaries need to be removed or can they just take one? Does having just one ovary mean that I will have half the hormone levels?

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Is finasteride an effective treatment for PMDD?

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Is blood pressure impacted by PMDD?

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I have PMDD; how will I feel during the menopause transition?

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How long has PMDD existed?

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Where can I learn more about surgery for PMDD?

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Is there a relationship between PMDD and premenstrual migraines?

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Is there a connection between PMDD and MTHFR?

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Is PMDD pathologizing the “female experience?

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Can progesterone cream help PMDD?

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Are mood stabilizers effective in treating PMDD?

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What is happening with the hormonal levels in those with PMDD? Is it high cortisol, high estrogen, or high insulin levels? What lab work shows PMDD?

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Was PMDD made up by “big pharma” to sell more Prozac?

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I’ve heard about the Chilean doctor, Jorge Lolas, who claims he has cured people of PMDD. Is there any scientific basis to support Dr. Lolas’ treatment approach?

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Is there a connection between Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS) and PMDD?

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What is PMDD?

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What is the difference between PMS and PMDD?

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How is PMDD different than bipolar disorder?

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Where did the “90% of those with PMDD are undiagnosed” stat come from?

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Is genetic testing available for PMDD?

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What is the role of stress, PTSD, and/or trauma in PMDD?

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Is PMDD caused by a hormone imbalance?

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Does PMDD go away at Menopause?

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What is the role of inflammation and PMDD?

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How long has the medical community recognized PMDD? How is it classified (mental illness, hormonal imbalance, genetic)?

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Is there a scholarship for individuals with PMDD that want to pursue college/university?

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