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The Monster In Me: How I Found Out I Had PMDD (Guest Post)

In this emerging blogger post, Dev of Dev’s Thoughts writes about experiencing premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD). I think that I have always known that there was something wrong with me but I just couldn’t pinpoint what it was. There was always something distinct about me when I was on my period from when I wasn’t. …

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Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder Explained (Guest Post)

In this emerging blogger post, Emma from Mental Health Matters writes about what it’s like to experience premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD). Hello, my name is Emma and this is a piece I wrote for my blog in 2018. Since writing this article, I have found a treatment that is helping me. I have a disease …

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Estrogen & Depression: An Unhappy Dance

I’ve taken birth control pills for much of my adult life. Sometimes the contraceptive benefit was useful, but much of the time, it was more about keeping estrogen fluctuations associated with PMS at bay. I’ve recently decided to stop taking the pill because there is some indication that oral contraceptives may promote inflammation. The connection …

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