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Causes & Symptoms of PMDD

Current research on PMDD suggests that it may have a genetic cause, but there is currently insufficient evidence to support this theory fully. Anyone who has periods could experience symptoms of PMDD. The onset of PMDD can be triggered by a period of severe hormonal fluctuation, eg. first period, post pregnancy, or during peri-menopause. People […]

Diagnosing PMDD

There are no medical tests to diagnose PMDD. PMDD advocacy and information group Vicious cycle recommend keeping a diary of symptoms for 2 or 3 months, which can then be shown to a doctor. Blood tests cannot tell you if you have PMDD as many people with the condition have hormone levels within the normal […]