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Right before my monthly cycle I am depressed, I wake up with night sweat and I am extremely unmotivated to the point to where I can not get off of the couch.  Is there anything that can reduce these symptoms and what could be causing them?  
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351246 tn?1379682132
Welcome to the MedHelp forum!
What you have is probably Pre-menstrual Syndrome (PMS). The other possibility is a mood disorder called Pre-menstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD). Generally treatment of PMS is through contraceptive pills such that the hormone levels are stabilized. PMDD will need counseling and therapies along with pills. Usually your gynecologist will run some tests to rule out hormonal imbalance. Possibility of PCOD will also be looked into.
Please consult your gynecologist. Hope this helps. Please let me know if there is any thing else and do keep me posted. Take care!
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It is just mother nature taking over. Nothing to really worry about. Noone can stop that. I feel the same way at time before my period.
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Usually diet and your daily stresses can trigger a depression before and during your cycle. Each person is different. My concern with you is, how long has this been happening? Is it something new? Or has it always been this way for you?  Calcium or the lack of Calcium in your diet can trigger depression, as calcium drops severely about 10 days before cycle. Also your hormone levels may be unbalanced, which causes a drop in blood sugar and serotonin.
I would suggest asking your gyn about vitamins, and possibly even b.c. which sometimes eliminates severe pms.
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1280088 tn?1432049934
it PMS symptoms, i think you shud talk to your gyn . Good luck
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