Vicious Cycle Director Laura Murphy blogs for RCOG during PMDD Awareness Month
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.
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.
After becoming involved in Vicious Cycle's Postcard Project, Lynda found a passion for helping others and raising awareness of PMDD on-line.
Vicious Cycle are undergoing an extreme makeover. Check out the new logo and design elements being crafted for our Vicious Cycle PMDD website.