Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder Suggestions

(Also Known As: Pmdd Suggestions, PMS Suggestions, Premenstrual Syndrome Suggestions, Dysphoria Suggestions, Mood Disorder Suggestions)

(Reviewed by: Paul Peterson, Licensed Therapist)

Managing Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

Premenstrual dysphoric disorder can bring about depression, irritability, and tension prior to a woman’s menstrual cycle. It can be a debilitating condition since it can hamper the social, occupational, and interpersonal functioning of the patient. However, here are some suggestions on how you can effectively handle your premenstrual dysphoric disorder. 9

  • Follow your recommended diet. Food and drinks rich in caffeine and sodium must be avoided whenever possible. You should increase your intake of whole grains, fruits, and vegetables.
  • Have sufficient rest. Adequate rest can give your hormones, as well as your body, time to cope and recover from the various changes that may take place during your period. Having sufficient rest may include keeping yourself away from stressful situations.
  • Have Regular Exercise. Managing premenstrual dysphoric disorder does not only mean changing your diet lifestyle but also backing it up with a regular exercise regimen.
  • Learn stress management, relaxation techniques, and anxiety reduction procedures. If you find yourself in a stressful or difficult situation, knowledge of these skills can help you calm yourself down and relax.

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