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Menstrual cycle and OCD: Here's how they are interconnected

Published on May 25, 2024 03:02 PM IST
  • From triggering anxiety to the effects of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder, here are a few ways by which menstrual cycle and OCD symptoms are connected.
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How to aware your teen regarding menstrual cycle? Expert share insights(istockphoto) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 25, 2024 03:02 PM IST

How to aware your teen regarding menstrual cycle? Expert share insights(istockphoto)

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Estrogen and Progesterone are responsible for emotional reactivity. When these hormones fluctuate, they can affect the mood. (Shutterstock ) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 25, 2024 03:02 PM IST

Estrogen and Progesterone are responsible for emotional reactivity. When these hormones fluctuate, they can affect the mood. (Shutterstock )

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Estrogen helps in stabilising the mood while Progesterone can influence anxiety hence, these hormones contribute to the OCD symptoms. (Pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 25, 2024 03:02 PM IST

Estrogen helps in stabilising the mood while Progesterone can influence anxiety hence, these hormones contribute to the OCD symptoms. (Pexels)

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During pregnancy and post-partum, OCD symptoms can intensify and cause mood swings in women. Before menstruation, women may experience heightened OCD symptoms. (cottonbro) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 25, 2024 03:02 PM IST

During pregnancy and post-partum, OCD symptoms can intensify and cause mood swings in women. Before menstruation, women may experience heightened OCD symptoms. (cottonbro)

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Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder is responsible for causing severe mood swings and irritation in people. This can further contribute to triggering OCD symptoms. (Pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 25, 2024 03:02 PM IST

Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder is responsible for causing severe mood swings and irritation in people. This can further contribute to triggering OCD symptoms. (Pexels)

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