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Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) are chronic, hormone-based conditions, which can be life-changing for sufferers. Watch our video now and find out what the conditions are, the symptoms they cause, and how nursing staff can support those living with PMS and PMDD.

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The NHS says if you need urgent advice you can:

  • call a GP and ask for an emergency appointment
  • call 111 out of hours (they will help you find the support and help you need)
  • call a helpline, such as the Samaritans (call free on 116 123).

If you feel that you may be about to harm yourself, call 999 for an ambulance or go straight to A&E. Or you can ask someone else to call 999 or take you to A&E.

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