Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

You might have premenstrual dysphoric disorder if, at the start of your period, you experience major depression along with these symptoms:

  • Mood swings
  • Irritability
  • Anxiety
  • Trouble concentrating
  • Fatigue
  • Change in appetite or sleep habits
  • Feelings of being overwhelmed

It is a severe form of PMS. The mood swings can be extremely disruptive to your lifestyle, work and relationships.