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Symptoms of Premenstrual Dysphoric     Disorder (PMDD)
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Symptoms of pre-menstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD)

There are a number of symptoms associated with pre-menstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), mainly emotional or mental, but also with a number of physical symptoms too.

Women with PMDD will usually experience many of these physical and psychological symptoms in the two weeks prior to their menstrual cycle and the symptoms normally dissipate once menstruation (and bleeding) starts:

Psychological symptoms


Physical symptoms

Other symptoms

To be diagnosed with PMDD a woman must experience 5 or more of the following symptoms on a regular basis (each month) and in a severe way:


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  Last reviewed: 15 August 2008 || Last updated: 8 January 2010


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