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It’s NOT Just PMT..

It’s only taken nearly 20 years for a medical professional to remotely acknowledge that PMDD exists and that is my likely diagnosis, a young psychiatric nurse at that. After visiting several health professionals over the years about what mother nature does, “just PMT” they said.

Today They Told Me I Have PMDD

Today they told me I have PMDD. It was no surprise really. I didn’t know whether to feel relieved or distressed. Would knowing make me feel these emotions more intensely? Sometimes being less self-aware might be a blessing, but the truth is, I’m the opposite.

Woman Battling PMDD

Me and My PMDD Journey

In 2009, my female GP formally diagnosed me with Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD). I had never heard of this disorder, but I had definitely suffered from it. So, for the past ten years, I’ve been in a mad frenzy to discover all I can about this disorder and have learned even more about myself in the process.

Sarah’s PMDD Story

The most common misconception about PMDD is that it’s the same thing as PMS, and that’s very incorrect. It’s a much more severe than PMS and can cause debilitating symptoms that interfere with a woman’s ability to function. Living with PMDD is almost like being two different people.

Long Road to Clarity

By Cassie Marie What do you know now that you wish your younger self knew when she first experienced PMDD? Well to Read More

PMDD Diaries

By Courtney Crevier I’ve ruined all of my relationships. I run back into seclusion because I’m ashamed of what I’ve done…again. I’m Read More

She is Me, She is Us

By Sophie Castellanos PMDD, another acronym, another diagnosis, another confusing list of symptoms to describe to another doctor who has no clue Read More