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I Have Pmdd

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    It's Not A Period, It's An Exclamation Point! - I was diagnosed with PMDD 10 years ago when it first became a "thing."  Honestly, no one took me seriously about it (except my mom...
    RubyInTheSkyWithCheetos RubyInTheSkyWithCheetos 31-35, F 6 Responses Oct 11, 2011

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    I'm glad I found this website today. More than anything I need to know that I am not the only person dealing with this. I actually developed PMDD after stopping Yaz 3 years ago...
    coolleen7 coolleen7 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 4

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    Hormone Hostage Seeks Cure - I have this bad habit of wanting to ignore all things PMDD related when I'm not actively experiencing the symptoms. My thinking is, "I have two weeks a...
    Anastasia174 Anastasia174 26-30 4 Responses Sep 24, 2012

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    I'm Still Waiting... - I'm still waiting for my period to start. I feel a bit more collected today. but I don't feel like doing anything. All of my motivation is gone. I know i'm...
    britt005 britt005 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 6, 2013

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    I am just SO glad to have discovered this app and the amount of experiences posted on here that I can relate too. I am currently 'cured' of PMDD, or at least let's say it's WAY...
    oneredwine oneredwine 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 26

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    I came across this website tonight whilst desperately searching for some kind of recognition that what I am going through might not just be me, and that there are others out there...
    Emmieebem Emmieebem 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 25

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    Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde - It feels like the sky is black and all hope is lost. It feels like a bomb waiting to explode from the littlest annoyance. I found out I had PMDD when I...
    chantemoiuneberceuse chantemoiuneberceuse 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 7, 2013

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    Hi everyone. I'm glad to have found this site. I have struggled with PMDD for about 8 years now. I'm very irritable/angry/anxious around day 9-13 of my cycle (just before ovulation...
    daisy126 daisy126 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    Dr Jeckyl & Mr Hyde..... - 3 weeks out of the month, I feel fabulous. I am a positive, loving, playful, happy girl. I have an amazing little family, great small circle of...
    Music2MySoul Music2MySoul 22-25, F Sep 19, 2013

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    UGH! Hate My Period! - My PMDD starts right before my period and doesn't end till a few days after my period. Sometimes its anxiety with depression, sometimes its migraines with...
    DarkVixen29 DarkVixen29 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 14, 2013

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    What A Ride - I have PMDD. I first realized something was not quite right about 4 years ago when I started getting debilitating anxiety attacks. I didn't start associating this...
    Suddenlysullen Suddenlysullen 31-35 5 Responses Nov 27, 2011

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    Ended My Marriage. - We have always had a fiery passionate relationship... We are so in love most of the time but arguement can get so bad, i feel a rage towards things that are...
    Monkeymum Monkeymum 31-35 3 Responses Sep 29, 2012

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    Started A "Secret Group" For PMDD On Facebook - Come check out and join PMDD on Facebook. Only members of the group can see post. While I think it's important to spread awareness...
    britt005 britt005 22-25, F Nov 9, 2013

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    Physically Mentally Damn Debilitating - I am a 36 yr old mother of 3. I've suffered with PMDD since I was 16. At 16 I went to the free clinic for my gyno care. One day while...
    Brownap Brownap 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 25, 2013

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    Hello. My name is Jackie. I am recently discovering I most likely have PMDD. I am also hypothyroid. Years and years of severe PMS and thousands of gas lighting remarks later I...
    jacquelynmarie jacquelynmarie 36-40, F Jan 20

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    Coping In College - I have been dealing with my PMDD diagnoses since I was a freshman in college (3 years ago). This year it has gotten exponentially worse. I left my school and...
    meghan1492 meghan1492 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 10, 2013

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    This Is A Little Far Fetched But Curious On Your Thoughts Of A Program Similar To This Being Helpful With PMDD - I'm curious if a 12 step program like that of al anon or AA would...
    britt005 britt005 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 14, 2013

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    I'm tired of it being such a huge secret. I'm tired of my mom glaring at me in the doctor's office because she doesn't want me to speak about it. No, I'm not "normal" mentally, I...
    mattihope mattihope 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 7

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    I am a 44 year old single female, never been married, no children, no boyfriend/spouse, not many friends, few relatives, have diabetes, high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol...
    Willow2014 Willow2014 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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    Ive Got Help For Us!! :) 15 Year Pmdd Sufferer - Let me start off by telling you what has not cured but changed my life and worked for me. It's called Estrosense and I got it at...
    Lynnaa Lynnaa 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 27, 2013

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    PMDD... Huh? What's That? - I have come to the long awaited conclusion that I have PMDD. When I tell people (even healthcare professionals) this, they usually ask me what it...
    CrimsonRose CrimsonRose 22-25 21 Responses Jul 26, 2008

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    Not Only Monkey Swing Through The Trees - Hello, I'd to share my journey through PMDD. For me, hormones and depression come as a team. Starting with severe cramping during my...
    mmariona mmariona 41-45, F Dec 5, 2012

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    From a Guys Point of View... - I am a simple guy who truly loves his fiance.  She is the woman of my dreams for approximately 3 weeks out of the month.  10 to 14 days before her...
    ovomedia ovomedia 26-30 39 Responses Jun 26, 2008

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    Pmdd Is My Hell - Hi everyone, I'm glad to have found this forum. I have been suffering from pmdd for a long time. Always thought I was just crazy until I got diagnosed my my gyn...
    Pmddcurse Pmddcurse 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 7, 2013

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    Hormonally Deranged Lady - Hello to my beloved fellow sufferers looking for some relief from the prison of this difficult, painful, seemingly hopeless condition of the body mind...
    k8Krisis k8Krisis 41-45 3 Responses Jun 15, 2011

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    I have had bad periods for as long as I can remember. I mean, other than knowing your equipment's working somewhat correctly there's nothing good about bleeding for a week every...
    DyreWvlf DyreWvlf 36-40, F Mar 9

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    Pmdd Cured!!! - I have never written a blog/review/experience before online, bult I felt I needed to do this! Ok.. Since having my son & being sterilised, my periods had been awful...
    Adele13 Adele13 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 20, 2012

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    Hi my name is Priscilla, I'm new here but I'm not so sure If I have pmdd but I feel like there's a good chance I do. I've been with my boyfriend for a year and a half and for the...
    Cilla1387 Cilla1387 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 30

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    Think I Have Had Pmdd Since I Was A Teenager... - I am 99.9% sure I have suffered from PMDD since I was a teenager, with its intensity increasing as I got older. I, and my parents...
    kgoeswhat kgoeswhat 31-35 8 Responses Mar 18, 2011

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    Severe PMDD - Everything in my life was perfect. I have the perfect boyfriend, a supportive family, and happily attending college for a degree in radiology. I awoke one morning...
    jrumley jrumley 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 6, 2013

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    I stopped eating 'clean' and as healthy as I should be - which is "why put poison in my body" (ie. typical american food.) for the last month or two. And it got bad again. Within...
    Kasekosmos Kasekosmos 18-21, F Jan 27

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    I also have PMDD. I have never met anyone else who knows exactly what I go through but I suppose you don't introduce yourself as Bob and I have PMDD. Honestly - this is the first...
    onebeaner onebeaner 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    What a breath of fresh air finding this group is! I am not alone! I have been dealing with PMDD for as long as I can remember. I'm at the tail end of a comparatively mild...
    shayrae585 shayrae585 26-30, F Feb 6

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    How Do We Tell The Man In Our Lives? - I am in a relationship with an amazing man but I find that my PMDD has almost (on many occasions) ruined it. I don't like it when I am going...
    sweetness23 sweetness23 36-40, F 5 Responses Oct 20, 2011

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    Advise From A Pmdd Grandmother. - I am 53 and have had PMDD for a long long time. I have read everything about it and tried everything suggested. this is what I know. You must be...
    kristinem61 kristinem61 51-55 2 Responses Feb 13, 2013

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    Hi, I have always said I have the hormones of at least 3 women. All my menstrual life I have had PMT but on a massive scale and it was't until recently when I had a major episode...
    toothfairy155 toothfairy155 41-45, F Mar 15

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    Pmdd - I found out when I was in my early 20's that what I was going through was most likely PMDD. I had spent years on anti-depressants with little change. After a few years I...
    sunbunnie sunbunnie 31-35 4 Responses Apr 28, 2010

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    Hi, I'm 32, engaged and over the last few years have started to feel like PMS or PMDD is taking over my normally logical, happy self every month. Before I met my fiancé I could...
    mhtbrees mhtbrees 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    My whole reason for finding this site was to find people dealing with pmdd. Thanks to everyone who shared their stories. It helps to know I'm not alone. I was diagnosed about 9...
    mynx559 mynx559 31-35, F Mar 25

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    Day 21... - ...of my 30 day cycle. Started feeling down about 5 or 6 days ago. Cannot get out of bed in the morning, even when I wake early. Hard to make what should be the...
    LACullen LACullen 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 6, 2013

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    Hi there, I'm a newbie here and I have battled with "anger management" issues since my teens & frequently loose the plot. It's only been in the last 18months with my current...
    Lllypp1979 Lllypp1979 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    Hi, I am new to this site and have read some peoples experiences and can relate to a lot of it. I have previously been diagnosed with depression and have taken citalopram and...
    Be4gle Be4gle 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    Pmdd Is Ruining My Relationship..... - Greetings to everyone. I just joined yesterday, and commented on a similar topic,but since the origin of that thread was two years ago, I...
    hasail hasail 41-45 74 Responses Jan 20, 2011

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    I have severe PMDD, everyone I know has dismissed me and said to go on antidepressants, thinks I'm just overreacting and I'm just making excuses. I get severe insomnia, I have to...
    cptnspaulding cptnspaulding 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 13

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    Pmdd Is Destroying Me, And My New Relationship. - Yesterday was a repeat of the time when I first realized I had PMDD – about 5 months ago – and I sobbed uncontrollably for...
    leapoffaith leapoffaith 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 20, 2010

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    Someone Who Understands... - I'm currently on the "happy 2 weeks" of my cycle, but I want someone else who has PMDD to talk to for when I slip back in to the depression. I hate...
    mattihope mattihope 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 26, 2013

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    Hi everyone, It's the middle of the night and I have insomnia and a horrible case of the "no one loves me" even though I know that to be untrue. I'm 24 and I've grown very tired...
    sirem21 sirem21 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    It happened again. I have PMDD and I manage it by diet, but I gave into the craving for Cinnamon Toast Cruch- made myself sick. I am (as much as possible) a clean-eater. Last time...
    Kasekosmos Kasekosmos 18-21, F Mar 28

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    Acceptance - This weekend was probably the first time I fully accepted that I suffer from this... It engrossed my thoughts . But I made some moves... I exercised and ate well...
    ScubaGirl2013 ScubaGirl2013 41-45, F Nov 3, 2013

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    My Pmdd Changed Who I Was..now I Am Me! - "You just want to argue"...."do we need to talk about this again?" ...."What do you want me to do?" ..are some of the statements from my...
    PMDDmama PMDDmama 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 22, 2010

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    Sleeplessness - Now that I am fulling accepting and aware it's making me feel like I can control this . Of course I am not at that point of my cycle yet . I guess that will be the...
    ScubaGirl2013 ScubaGirl2013 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2013

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