Sentence with the word PMDD
Of course, PMDD is the really, really severe form of PMS that hardly anyone has.
It is called PMDD, and when it connects to my natural depression, it’s really, really bad.
Why these brain changes alter behavior remains murky, but the differences associated with the estrous cycle suggest strongly that BDNF Met could play an important part in disorders associated with the menstrual cycle, such as PMDD, a condition marked by extreme irritability and mood swings, among other symptoms, and afflicting 5 to 10 percent of women.
From "Transformations: Women, Gender, and Psychology" by Dr. Mary Crawford, in reference to the psychiatric article Arlenna mentioned and its focus on "Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder" PMDD: "PMDD currently appears in the DSM-IV appendix of potential categories needing further study.
Yaz is FDA-approved as contraception and for treatment of PMDD, a very severe form of PMS that occurs in only about 3% of women.
I don't know the fda thinking on why, I just know from having aprticpated in clinical trials of yaz when it first was studied that the FDA requires PMDD and not PMS to be studied.
Bayer has taken the same approach in pushing their pill to doctors, assuming we'll prescribe off label for PMS instead of reserving their pill just for women with PMDD.
Bayer definitley crossed the line by not advertising to the consumers that suffer from acne and PMDD directly.
Unfortunately, we will never know if Yaz treats the milder forms of PMS, because the FDA will not allow clinical trials for PMS - just PMDD.
Of course, we have no clinical trial data to support our choice, just a bit of logic that if you want birth cntorol pills and this pill is good for PMDD (and believe me, it does work, though not for everyone), why not try this one?
PMDD kicks PMS ass any day. It is the mothership of premenstrual symptoms. PMDD would make a woman wanna rip her ovaries out, burn them and rejoice afterwards. Fucking PMDD, yo mama.
Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) is an illness associated with the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle. It is characterized by severe irritability, anxiety and anger. It is similar to premenstrual syndrome (PMS), but differs from it in severity and in that it requires treatment, because it interferes in a woman's ability to function in her environment. There is some question as to whether PMDD has been "marketed" by pharmaceutical companies in order to increase the demand for treatments.
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