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told I was bipolar, then eating disorder, and now PMDD.

I don't exactly know how to explain this... well 1st I was told I was bipolar, then that I had an eating disorder, and now PMDD. What happens is I'll start getting these insane cravings, and I end up binge eating for days to weeks at a time. This causes me to be depressed because I get super bloated, constipated, etc. I'm also really irritable and stressed and tend to self-harm, act really impulsive, and do drugs (usually pot and vicodin/valium). It's caused me to skip classes at school and miss many important events. THEN after that for a couple weeks I can either eat very healthy and regularly or it's really hard to force myself to eat enough. I'm very happy and friendly. I lose a lot of weight even if I'm eating good. So on average through the cycling I kind of stay the same weight.

Extra info: In the past I suffered anorexia and SEVERE depression which I still get sometimes but things are definetly better.
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replied February 5th, 2012
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It is difficult to comment on the cause for your symptoms without examining you and going ahead with further evaluation. You should consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist for further evaluation and assistance. Use of drugs, extreme diet changes can affect your hormonal pattern causing period abnormalities. Treatment as appropriate (based on examination findings and investigations results) would be started to help you. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
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