Get the Support You Need

Learn from thousands of users who have made their way through our courses. Need help getting started? Watch this short video.

today's top discussions:

logo

Start

asi

2022-01-23 1:36 PM

Depression Community

logo

Happy New Year! Who's quitting?

Ashley -> Health Educator

2022-01-21 1:22 PM

Quit Smoking Community

logo

Self worth

grapeseed

2022-01-07 4:50 PM

Anxiety Community

This Month’s Leaders:

Most Supportive

Browse through 411444 posts in 46973 threads.

149,513 Members

Please welcome our newest members: Swilliamson, AmyUser1234, lilalila, HarleyQ23, kateal

PMS and depression


a year ago 0 Pumpkinss 19 logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo 0

Hi

I do not normally struggle with depression but lately I have been feeling super down during my time of the month. This is not normal for me. I know other women have mood swings during their periods and I wanted to hear from women who were able to manage their pms symptoms. I know alcohol impacts my mood and I still continue to drink but even when I am not drinking very much I still get extreme mood swings. I just basically hate my life for a week and think everything is terrible and then after the week I feel normal again. I talked to my doctor about it and they gave me some information and talked about medications. I don't really want to take medications so I really just wanted to hear from others and what is working for them. Any ideas would be appreciated.

Normally I would just tough it out but I feel like my moodiness might be impacting my kids. I want to be a happy mom and not a moody mom. Can any moms or women relate?

Thanks for taking the time to read.


Reading this thread: