Posted by LynneDa on July 27, 2004, at 14:27:07
In reply to Re: Ritalin for Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder, posted by Heather Hall on July 26, 2004, at 20:39:33
Wow, I just found these posts and appreciate all the knowledge and information that was shared on this thread. I too have been diagnosed PMDD. I'm 40 and peri-menopausal. I can't believe I may have 10 more years of this, but that's life. So, I did Lexapro for 9 months and it cleared up pretty well, except for a couple of times per month, but tolerable. But, it made me sooooo sleepy after upping to 20mg. I am now on Wellbutrin. I'm no longer sleepy, but I'm back to crying, raging, etc. for part of the month. So, my doc said to combine the WB with just 10mg of Lex.
I would love to try something different, never heard of the Ritalin idea til these posts. Also, what is neuro modulation? And, what sort of treatment has your homeopath recommended?
Thank you for your help, both of you. It does feel good to be validated by others that PMDD does exist and does have a biochemical root!