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What helped your crippling pmt?

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weeblueberry Fri 26-May-17 19:43:20

Since I had kids I have really awful PMT each month. I basically spend about four days feeling pure rage or crying through overwhelming depressive feelings. I'm a tense and anxious person at it is and this is really pushing me over the edge. I went on cerazette(sp?) for a wee while after baby number two but the emotions felt even stronger so I stopped after three months. I wouldn't be using this as birth control but really need something that stops these horrible feelings every month. sad

MerlinEmrys Fri 26-May-17 20:01:13

I was coming on to say having a baby helped mine as since having my ds 4.5 years ago I don't get as much as a twinge. They uses to be irregular and now they're 28days exact!

Not much help to you but interesting that we have the reverse!

flouncybeetroot Fri 26-May-17 20:03:41

I've had that, I had to try a few different pills- none of them may help you, but one might.
I found the ones where you don't take pills for a week bad for me, as I had a hormone drop, and also the progesterone only ones that you take every day bad for me, as they're natural downers. I now take a combined pill, but every day, until I get a breakthrough bleed, where I then stop taking it for 4 days, I do start to get PMT symptoms then, but not as much, and it's only every few months, so much better than I used to be.

Justmadeperfectflapjacks Fri 26-May-17 20:08:22

I call my B complex tablets my anti bitch pills!!

weeblueberry Fri 26-May-17 20:54:01

Thanks all. Yes I won't be having another baby I'm afraid so that possibility is off the table. shock

SweetChickadee Fri 26-May-17 20:55:04

Mirena helped mine

scaevola Sat 03-Jun-17 08:01:37

The likeliest types of contraception to help are the long-acting hormonal methods.


One of the older monophasic pills might override hormones more fully (IYSWIM) but they are higher dose than mirena - bpnit that that's a problem if you get in with them.

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