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Posted on Sun, 10 Mar 2019
Question: my periods are relatively regular and I do not have very bad cramps during this time, however I have tremendous mood swings, lot of anger and frustration, bloating, acne, and I have an increased appetite. my therapist says it may be PMDD or premenstrual dysmorphic disorder. please tell me how I can know for sure as it is putting a strain on my personal activities, work, relationships,etc
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Answered by Dr. Nagamani Ng (42 minutes later)
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Details below

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for posting the query

The symptoms you are suffering from is due to premenstrual dysmorphic disorder as your doctor suggested.

Get your thyroid levels checked once as even thyroid disorders present with similar symptoms.

Affecting your relationship and work depends on each individuals. Hence you should identify it, ask your surrounding people about your behaviour.

You can take Tab. evening primarose one tablet every day, is known to reduce the symptoms of PMS and PMDD.

Any issues do follow up
Take care.
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Follow up: Dr. Nagamani Ng (33 minutes later)
hello doctor. thank you for your response. can you please explain what the primarose tablet is because when I check online on pharmeasy or netmeds it just shows me primrose oil
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Answered by Dr. Nagamani Ng (10 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Evening primrose

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Evening primrose is a oil content in the capsule.

It is available in the capsule form many brands like well women and GNC are available in netmeds also.

Studies shows taking evening primrose improves the Hormonal imbalance PMDD and PMS symptoms

You can take your treating doctor's opinion once.

Take care.
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Follow up: Dr. Nagamani Ng (1 minute later)
thank you so much doctor. I would like to go to a specialist for this. in your opinion should I go to an ob/gyn or an endocrinologist?
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Answered by Dr. Nagamani Ng (35 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Gyneacologist

Detailed Answer:
According to my opinion i suggest to meet Gyneacologist as the symptoms are more related to your menstrual cycles.

Take care.
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Follow up: Dr. Nagamani Ng (8 minutes later)
thank you doctor.
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Answered by Dr. Nagamani Ng (6 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Welcome

Detailed Answer:
You are most welcome
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Brief Answer: Details below Detailed Answer: Hello Thanks for posting the query The symptoms you are suffering from is due to premenstrual dysmorphic disorder as your doctor suggested. Get your thyroid levels checked once as even thyroid disorders present with similar symptoms. Affecting your relationship and work depends on each individuals. Hence you should identify it, ask your surrounding people about your behaviour. You can take Tab. evening primarose one tablet every day, is known to reduce the symptoms of PMS and PMDD. Any issues do follow up Take care.