PMS & PMDD: Premenstrual Syndrome & Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder by Joseph J Collins, RN, ND
This education module contains specific articles about different topics as they relate specifically to premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD). The articles begin with basic concepts and definitions, and describe the parameters by which PMS or PMDD are diagnosed.
Next is a case of severe PMDD, followed by an article that describes the major hormone imbalances involved in different types of PMS/PMDD. Each of the major hormone imbalances, as well as other common hormone imbalances are then described. Then the big pictures is reviewed as well as information on how to develop and apply a very personalized protocol to address the unique needs of each woman.