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Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder - Not Just An Extreme Form of PMS

Dr Tang Boon Nee, Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

14-Dec-20 16:00

Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder - Not Just An Extreme Form of PMS

Many of us are familiar with premenstrual syndrome or PMS, when women commonly experience symptoms such as mood swings, bloating and tiredness a week or so before menstruation. But for some women, who have a condition called premenstrual dysphoric disorder, these symptoms could be so severe that they can have a serious impact on their lives. Here to talk to us about PMDD and how we can distinguish it from premenstrual syndrome is consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, Dr Tang Boon Nee.

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Produced by: Lim Sue Ann

Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek

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