WA's 2018 Senior Australian of the Year, Kath Mazzella, shares with Vicious Cycle the events that led her to create the International Gynaecological Awareness Day and how YOU can be involved.
Alexandra lives in Sweden. Read about her experience of life with PMDD and her involvement in a medical trial to evaluate a new treatment for the disorder.
In times of suffering, having a faith in God does not always bring healing or answers. Blogger Eckheart Committed explains how the path to accepting her condition began with focusing on God's plan for her life.
Vicious Cycle has joined forces with the Gia Allemand Foundation (U.S) and Me v PMDD Inc in a joint statement expressing shock at the negligent behaviour and dismissive attitudes towards PMDD sufferers aired on The Doctors TV talk show recently.
Laura Murphy raises awareness of PMDD on BBC5's live morning radio programme alongside Professor John Studd, swears on air and gets retweeted by Kim Wilde. What a day!
Paigey's teenage years not only brought her period, they brought PMDD. The teen years are turbulent enough without the added burden of an invisible illness. In her very raw account of what those years were like for her, Paige addresses the fallout of not feeling supported by her parents, the impact her untreated PMDD had on her relationship and has some advice for families of teens who are in need of support. Trigger warning: Before you read this piece please be advised it deals with abuse including that of a physical nature.
Ten years after being diagnosed with PMDD, Binny has finally found a treatment that works for her. But with so many dreams yet to fulfill, what does the future hold?
When Emily underwent suicide prevention training she never imagined she would end up applying what she'd learned to her own situation.
PMDD sufferers collaborate with Mind charity to achieve greater PMDD awareness.
For Tanya, the diagnosis of PMDD following childbirth was an added complication to her mental health issues. But with medication, research and some changes to her diet and exercise regime, Tanya was able to experience some relief from her symptoms.