Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD). PMDD is very similar to PMS, but its symptoms are more severe. Many people with PMDD report feeling very depressed before their period, some to the point of thinking about suicide. While recent research estimates about 75 percent of women have PMS during their reproductive years, only 3 to 8 percent have PMDD.
The below article is written by Dr Lara Briden, naturopathic doctor and women’s health activist.
Her mission is to help women achieve healthy natural menstrual cycles without the use of hormonal birth control.
Dr Lara Briden's book 'Period Repair Manual' provides practical period solutions and alternatives to hormonal birth control. Now in its second edition, 'Period Repair Manual' has been an underground sensation and has worked to quietly change the lives of tens of thousands of women.
This article focuses on the cause the role of histamine and mast cells in PMS and PMDD
If you are noticing similar symptoms to those of PMDD and PME, please contact your GP or Naturopath to take the necessary precautions and steps to treatment and recovery. If you have any questions or inquiries please contact via firstname.lastname@example.org .