Common questions about Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
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What is PMDD?
What can ‘trigger’ PMDD to start?
Is there just one type of PMDD?
How long has PMDD existed?
How can I stay up-to-date with what is going on surrounding PMDD?
Are there different severities of PMDD? I have been reading a lot online and mine seems mild compared to other people.
If my symptoms last into my period does that mean it is still PMDD?
Can teenagers have/develop PMDD?
Can PMDD symptoms last longer than 2 weeks a month and get more severe over time? Can PMDD cause chronic anxiety and depression?
What is the DSM-5 where I heard PMDD is listed?
How long has the medical community recognized PMDD? How is it classified (mental illness, hormonal imbalance, genetic)?
What is the difference between PMS and PMDD?
I’m interested in a clinical trial for PMDD treatment. I’ve had difficulty finding relief and am willing to participate in clinical trials.
Does the Covid Vaccine have an impact on PMDD? Is there any research on this?
How do I find out/know how many people have PMDD in my country?
Is there any research about PMDD in Black women/AFAB individuals?
Where did the 30% suicide stat come from?
Does PMDD get worse after having children/pregnancies?
Is PMDD hereditary? I am worried my child/children will suffer from PMDD too. Will my children get PMDD?
Does an individual with PMDD or PME have a higher risk of experiencing postpartum depression, anxiety, and/or psychosis?
I have PMDD - How will I respond to being pregnant or giving birth?
How will I respond to fertility treatment if I have PMDD?
What percentage of the Queer community has PMDD?
Is PMDD pathologizing the “female experience?
I have PMDD; how will I feel during the menopause transition (perimenopause)?
Does PMDD go away at Menopause?
Does PMDD qualify as an 'autoimmune disease'?
Is there a scholarship for individuals with PMDD that want to pursue college/university?
Is PMDD caused by a hormone imbalance?
Is PMDD the same as luteal phase progesterone deficit?
Do those with PMDD have issues metabolizing hormones such as progesterone or estrogen in the liver? Is this a clearance issue or an accumulation issue? What helps if this is the case?
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?
What is an anovulatory cycle?
Does a hormone intolerance have anything to do with PMDD? Can PMDD become a hormone intolerance and not just a sensitivity to the fluctuations of hormones?
What is the role of histamine and mast cells in PMS and PMDD? Can antihistamines help alleviate pmdd symptoms?
Is there a relationship between adrenaline and PMDD?
What is the role of inflammation and PMDD?
Does MTHFR cause PMDD, or vice versa?
Is there a connection between Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS) and PMDD?
What is Derealization?
Does PMDD cause heavy periods?
Does PMDD cause heavy periods?
How is PMDD different than bipolar disorder?
If Tourette's Syndrome and PMDD are both impacted by allopregnanolone, does that mean they have a higher chance of comorbidity?
What is the relationship between PMDD and addiction?
Can you have PMDD/PME and PCOS? And if so, what are the implications?
What is the role of stress, PTSD, and/or trauma in PMDD?
Can you have PMDD as well as Bipolar Disorder?
What is the connection between GABA and PMDD?
What is Depersonalization?
Is there a connection between PMDD and hypothyroidism?
How many people with PMDD also have ADHD or Autism?
What can I do to help regulate my emotions when I feel overwhelmed with PMDD?
Is blood pressure impacted by PMDD?
Is there a relationship between PMDD and premenstrual migraines?
Why do my PMDD symptoms seem to vary from month to month?
Is there a link between heart issues/palpitations and PMDD? Has any research been done on this?
Why do I feel suicidal in my PMDD phase?
Is PMDD the same as endometriosis? What is the difference?
Are those with PMDD considered at higher risk of getting the coronavirus?
Are there any lifestyle choices people can make which will help them maintain a good relationship between hormones and mental health?
What are the evidence-based treatment options for PMDD?
How Do I Know If I Am Progesterone Intolerant?
When reading about different treatments for PMDD, I notice 'RCT’s' mentioned - what are they?
Where can I learn more about surgery for PMDD?
Is there any "compassionate grounds," such as people suffering from PMDD, which leads to early release of medications going through the clinical trial process?