Understanding premenstrual dysphoric disorder

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Many women suffer from premenstrual syndrome (PMS) around the time of their period, but others live with premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), a very severe form of PMS. PMDD can make life extremely emotionally and physically difficult every month during the week or two before their menstrual cycle. Sometimes referred to as ’severe PMS’, there is help available for women who are suffering in silence.

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