PMS Emotions: Here Is How To Deal With Extreme PMS Mood Swings

Posted by Sughra Hafeez in Health and Fitness On 11th March 2018

Here is how to control Extreme PMS mood swings and get back to a stable emotional state all in one day.


Premature mood swings (PMS) effect three-quarters of women. Premenstrual symptoms occur between ovulation and the start of menstrual bleeding. More than 150 symptoms have been linked to PMS.

Signs and symptoms of PMS:

Mood and behavior symptoms:

The most common symptoms mood and behavior of PMS:

anger and irritability,



Depression crying,


Exaggerated mood swings.

Physical symptoms

The physical symptoms of PMS include:

Bloating (due to fluid retention),


Lack of energy,

Breast tenderness,


Aching muscles and joints,

Low back pain,

Appetite changes with overeating or food cravings,



Worsening Conditions: Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PDD)

According to Mayo Clinic:

"Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) is severe, sometimes disabling form of premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Although regular PMS and PMDD both have physical and emotional symptoms, PMDD causes extreme mood shifts that can disrupt your work and damage your relationships. About 30 percent of menstruating women have PMS. Up to 8 percent of women with PMS have symptoms that meet the diagnostic criteria for PMDD.” (Mayo Clinic: 1998-2012 Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research).

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