Healthline.com: Healthline.com spoke to Dr Verity Biggs from H3Health about the impact of PMDD on mental health.

Our Women’s Health Lead and menopause doctor, Dr Verity Biggs, comments on how PMDD symptoms can worsen during perimenopause.

Dr Verity Biggs
Dr Verity BiggsWomen's Health and Menopause Lead

Dr Verity Biggs is a Women’s health specialist and our female health lead.

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Many menstruators don’t realize they have PMDD for many years.

Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) is a condition that induces severe physical and mental symptoms around 7 to 10 days before your period. PMDD is classified as a DSM-V disorderTrusted Source, but there’s little understanding or awareness about what PMDD actually is.

“During perimenopause, symptoms can worsen as the hormone cycle varies greatly, but for some, it improves,” says Dr. Verity Biggs, our expert in menopause and female health.

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Healthline.com with comments from Dr Verity Biggs from H3 Health