Health Tip: Menstruation Often Affects Mood

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(HealthDay News) -- Some women appear to be more sensitive to the normal hormonal changes that accompany menstruation, making them more prone to premenstrual syndrome, the womenshealth.gov website says.

The site mentions these changes in mood that can be associated with monthly menstruation.

  • Feeling depressed.
  • Experiencing anger or irritability.
  • Feeling anxious.
  • Being unusually sensitive to rejection.
  • Withdrawing socially.
  • Feeling overwhelmed.

-- Diana Kohnle

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