Low-doses of common antidepressant medication could provide a safe and fast-acting means of treating menstrual cycle-linked symptoms.
Sex hormones cause an increase symptoms related to premenstrual dysphoric disorder.
The reproductive hormones have several connections to one's brain, effecting both men and women.
Premenstrual dysphoric disorder is a severe form of pms that has to be treated effectively, but in order to be treated effectively, scientist must figure out the underlying causes of it.
Our brains, as women, are not only capable of adapting to change over long-term processes, but are able to adapt every month. The brain, parallel to the rhythm level of estrogen in a woman's body during her menstrual cycle, varies in parts of the Hippo-campus. Scientists are conducting research to understand exactly how the high levels of estrogen effect the grey areas of the brain, in accordance with premenstrual dysphoric disorder.