Cheeky Minx

Cheekyminx writes intimately about PMDD (Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder) and hosts the Facebook page PMDD Life Support, a place where women with PMDD can find information and inspiration to cope. Your contributions are appreciated!

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Bending Over Backwards to Relieve PMDD
4 months ago
Feeling depressed? Anxiety got you in its grip? Body and mind all tense? If so, chances are good that you also aren’t breathing fully. You’re likely collapsed through the chest, and this is likely cau...
Got PMDD? Listen to Your Body
6 months ago
I'm a big fan of yoga. Well, duh, I'm a yoga teacher. It's been such a huge part of my PMDD management and overall wellbeing that I honestly can't imagine my life without it. Yet, when I recommend yog...
Victims of PMDD?
a year ago
We need to talk. I just saw yet another PMDD post on Facebook that calls us "victims" of this condition. I cringed but nearly scrolled on by until something made me scroll back on up and reply. It was...
An Inflammation Theory for Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
2 years ago
There are plenty of people out there who believe that PMDD can be successfully combated with mind over matter and that we should just buck up or get over whatever it is we’re feeling. They have no ide...
8 Tools to Break the Negativity Cycle
2 years ago
The more I experience and learn of PMDD, the more I think its treatment may actually be in the mind, not by altering it with prescription drugs like anti-depressants or even, necessarily, traditional ...
PMDD: Catalyst to Awakening?
2 years ago
For the millions of women coping with symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) every month, life can feel like a never-ending challenge. One week, you’re up. Then the next three, you’re rapi...