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I Have Horrible Pms

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    F*cks Up Half A Month Every Month

    I get horrible PMS 1-1.5 weeks before my actual period, where people seriously have to steer clear of me unless they want me to yell at them, I am so inexplicably moody and irritable, it's not fun for anyone involved. And then I basically bury myself in chocolate and carbs, which...
    pildoor pildoor 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 31, 2013

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    I'm already an emotional person

    but I get EXTRA emotional and sensitive around this time of the month... I hate it. It feels like I'm "blaming it" on PMS because I guess its hard for men to understand but its actually true.
    untetheredsoul untetheredsoul 22-25, F May 2

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    I Cant Take It Anymore

    my last pms was sooo bad that  i got soo depressed and started to cut my hand i didnt know why i was having those emotions i didnt know that pms can be this bad and it seems like no1  i know understand that i had a fight with my mom, my dad,my cousinf, my...
    aysha7 aysha7 18-21, F 2 Responses May 13, 2009

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    Support Group For Women With Pms/ Pmdd

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/370562066377884/ join us there
    kristinem61 kristinem61 51-55 Jun 11, 2013

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    All Of You Should Try What Helped Me.

    I feel so bad when I read these posts because I don't suffer from PMS anymore. Please, let me help. You all don't know me but I know after 30 days of doing this all natural remedy you can move out of this message board and onto one where you can talk about happy things. I...
    heidihair41 heidihair41 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 30, 2012

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    Chocolate Is My Hero

    i have horrrrrrrible PMS. I am on 2 medications for it. Before i was medicated I would raise hell 2 weeks before my period. Literally, no matter what was going on in my life I would turn it into chaos. I would yell and fight and scream. After i got my period i seemed to snap out...
    CeMatinLa CeMatinLa 19-21, F Jan 6, 2008

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    For Those Of You Suffering..

    Please look into PMDD and its treatments. See if the symptoms fit you, and speak to your doctor. You may not be suffering just from "horrible PMS." I have PMDD and dread two weeks of every month. If you think you have this disorder, please look further into it and join the "I...
    SJR2 SJR2 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 25, 2011

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    I Have Pmdd

    OMG I have PMS so bad I can not stand it. I get bloated, extremely irritated one minute and then crying during commericals the next. My breasts hurt, my back hurts, horrible cramps, headaches, I get so exhausted I can hardly move, I have tried everything! Can anyone help?
    angeleyes4424 angeleyes4424 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 13, 2012

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    I'm actually a guy but I really need help

    learning to deal with my wonderful wife each month. It's bad. Very. Very. Baaaad. I don't know how to say it strongly enough. We have a beautiful marriage and enjoy each day throughout the month, but then for a couple days prior to menstruation she regrets marrying me and she...
    gman1616 gman1616 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 27

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    Need Help Preventing Mood Swings-- They Are Hurting My Marriage!

    A few days before my period I start feeling the usual pms symptoms.. irritability, anxiety, depression, anger.. even rage... I worry over small things that don't matter...all day. I go through all of these emotions all day long. The bloating and cramping suck, but not nearly as...
    mffit mffit 31-35, F Aug 22, 2013

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    Hate This!

    Whenever i'm at that time of the month my hormones are literally all over the place.. It worsens my mental health issues and really affects me mentally. I've been on the pill for probably about a year now and just recently i've been noticing that when i come near to the end of...
    stylishmissy stylishmissy 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 27, 2012

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    Try Evening Primrose Oil

    Ask your doctor about the dose and get your capsules already!   Two words: IT  WORKS!
    waitingcocoon waitingcocoon 22-25, F Jan 11, 2009

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    Now I Have Bloating Too!

    Ugh, the only PMS symptom I never got was bloating..until now! My clothes dont fit...only a pair of sweats fit me right now, and my belly has a bulge :( This sucks
    SneKate SneKate 22-25, F Apr 14, 2013

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    Pms Is Ruining Me!

    The last week or so I've been acting so weird. I have constant mood swings, Im depressed, I isolate myself,I cry for no reason,i have just about every emotional  symptom for PMS/PMDD besides physical symptoms. I've been reading up on it and I've come to the...
    AplusK23 AplusK23 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 18, 2010

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    I just want to sleep through the today

    and the next two days. Its already been a rough ride for the last 2 weeks. My PMS symptoms start showing up as early as two weeks prior to my monthly and carry onto the worst of it the first 3 days of my monthly. I'm so exhausted and so uncomfortable. Now would be the best time...
    untamablekitty untamablekitty 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    Can't Control It....

    I have just gotten off of meds for depression (taking a med vacation) and am reminded of the underlying pmdd-it goes WAY beyond pms.  I can't function, can't talk to anyone, rage or cry, confused about everything.  It is not under my control, I even feel suicidal. ...
    isadore60 isadore60 46-50, F 4 Responses Jun 18, 2008

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    I Hate It!

    I don't mind my period, but the week leading up to it is hell! My breasts get swollen and ouchy and way to sensitive. Everything makes them hurt. My cramps get so bad I just cry. It feels like I am getting stabbed over and over. I get so foggy headed and tired as the week...
    SneKate SneKate 22-25, F 5 Responses May 22, 2011

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    I Can't Believe I Haven't Been Fired Yet

    I used to think it was just the stress of the job. Fast-paced, demanding, requires you to stay calm under stressfull conditions.. At the end of my shift (or sometimes not even that far) I would just get totally overwhelmed with the whole experience. I would breakdown, cry, and go...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 5, 2009

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    Its Worse When I Am Overweight

    I think its to do with the fat cells and fluid retention but I get bad cramps and migraines a week before i feel clumpsy and tired and fear being assaulted or raped when I am out or at uni and work etc I hate it really I was told not to drive when I have PMS as it can...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 27, 2011

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    Emotional Wrecked By Pms

    PMS has a long list of symptoms- physical and emotional. Typically. the physical symptoms I can deal with and the emotional ones I can control. This month however, I felt VERY OUT of CONTROL. At one point I told my bf of 3.5 years that I didn't want to be with him anymore and...
    13YrsOFCutting 13YrsOFCutting 26-30, F Mar 29, 2013

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    Trying My Best To Bridle My Pms; Wifetellsall; Wife Tells All

        My husband made the comment last night that we NEVER have fun together. Could this be true? Do I really NEVER have fun when we’re together? If so this is NEWS to me.  Or is it he doesn’t think we EVER have fun together because I don’t...
    WifeTellsAll WifeTellsAll 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 12, 2009

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    Hell Week

    Hell week that's what my boyfriend and I have named the 7-10 days before my period, because its literally like living in hell, everything makes me upset or really mad and I already have depression and anxiety and its like 100 times worse during hell week, not to mention the...
    Calliebaby13 Calliebaby13 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 4, 2013

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    I Feel Bad After It's All Over

    I've never taken birth control or any medication to control my periods, but I'm thinking maybe I should? I can usually handle the cramps by taking advil or something, but until my pain reliever kicks in, I just want to die. I get really strong food cravings, mood...
    immaheidi immaheidi 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 9, 2009

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    Cant Take It Anymore

    brfore i used to fight with my family and sometimes it gets so bad that i cut my hand i get so depressed and this time i dont know why i got angry at my bf and started to yell at him  and tell him that i hate him and dont want him or want to marry him and wanted to break...
    aysha7 aysha7 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 4, 2010

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    PMS Sucks!

    I HATE IT. ALWAYS HITS ME...I FEEL THIS GREAT DEPRESSION, I CAN STOP CRYING. AND IT ALWAYS BEFORE MY PERIOD. EVERYTHING MAKES ME FEEL SAD AND HOPELESS. TODAY WAS ONE OF THOSE DAYS. EVERY BAD THING THATS EVER HAPPENED TO ME HITS ME RIGHT IN THAT MOMENT. I CANT EVEN BREATH AND FEEL...
    velarious velarious 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 7, 2009

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    Is It Depression, Anxiety, Or Is It All Boil Down to Pms. Pms Linked to High-fructose Corn Syrup ?!

     PMS linked to high-fructose corn syrup   Click here to peek inside the book A friend of mine suggested I read this book and I was really turned off by his gung-ho attitude about this book. But he told me a little about it and I finally broke down, checked it out...
    WifeTellsAll WifeTellsAll 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 5, 2009

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    Definately Know When Pms Strikes!

    I'm really struggling with PMS and all it's symptoms. I used to get really angry and start arguements all the time and lash out at anyone,but as I'm getting older I'm getting more emotional and cry over the littlest thing. My breasts swell and are so painful even in the shower...
    moveforward2day moveforward2day 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 16, 2010

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    Depression..

    Somehow I've noticed that I'm having this down every month.. so I thought hmm.. maybe it's PMS. So I looked at my moods at EP and guess what.. I have this down about every 30 days.. like my period.. How I hate it.. I just feel so helpless.. Angry and sad at the same time.. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 6, 2008

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    Heating Pad, Pills && Shut the DOOR!!

    Glad to know other feel this way... but sad to know its PAINFUL... In high school I was on cloud 9... mines was 4 days at the LONGEST!!!... it would come and the only way I know was cause of my panties... No cramps... Pain... Mood swings... NOTHING!!!... Others would tell me...
    MsJuicyBoo MsJuicyBoo 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 11, 2009

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    Groan!

      The cramps are really really bad today....
    SaratogaGirl SaratogaGirl 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 14, 2010

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    I Think I've Found a Solution to My Pms

    Hi, I wanted to share what I believe may be a solution to my experience with PMS. I have struggled with it since I started having periods. It has been horrible...crying, really depressed, tired, cranky.  It's actually ruined relationships.  I have also tried anti...
    sweetpea38 sweetpea38 36-40 Aug 12, 2008

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    Diagnosed With Pmmd... Even Thought Maybe Bipolar 2 -- But Nope -- Genetic Disorder

    It started about 10 years ago -- it would totally follow my menstrual cycle -- 15 days in I would start to get crazy for a couple days -- turn off till about 5 to 7 days before my period. My moods became so bad that I would blow things way out of proportion. I absolutely could...
    JulieK777 JulieK777 41-45, F May 11, 2011

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    Horrible Is Probably Understatement of the Century

    Doctors have diagnosed me with depression in the past couple of years based on my severe PMS symptoms .. problem is anti-depressants don't work as it is a hormonal problem that only lasts a week to two weeks. Then there are the physical symptoms that only serve to make the bad...
    littledharmabum littledharmabum 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 29, 2008

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    I can deal with irritability,

    a little bit of moodiness and feeling teary-eyed, but PMS has become so much more than that for me. I get anxious, I worry myself sick about different things that are going on during the time I have PMS, things that I could normally think rationally about. I feel doomed during...
    Beccabehappy Beccabehappy 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    The Monthly Pain....

    Goodness I really dislike this!!!! Why does it have to be soooooo painful, problematic and sometimes disabling. It inconveniences and even interferes with my life because of the paaaaaain. If only it wasn't so painful.....uuuurgh!!!!!! I hate taking meds but the pain is so...
    mybones mybones 36-40, F Apr 15, 2013

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    Thank God Life Is Like A Box Of Chocolates Because I Have The Worst Pms Ever

    Emotions escape from my awkward lips, leaving a trail of misguided words of regret. With every word like it's own jail cell waiting to captor its mate. My passionate rhymes of affection are what hurt my inner being, and yet I find it impossible to waste my words on positive...
    klee62485 klee62485 26-30 Mar 22, 2011

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