Being on period makes me feel worse Watch

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I suffer from depression on and off as it is, but I've noticed in the run up to my period, and being on my period, has made me worse in recent months. Yesterday I just couldn't stop crying. I have not managed well with losing my cousin one year ago, he was my soulmate. I'm not currently on anti depressants... I'm not sure if I need to be as this is really only something that lasts for a few days each month. Any advice would be great, thanks
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PurplePixie96
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Yeah it does that. It's because of the change in hormone levels, its normal. If you need to then go to the doctor to get on anti-depressants.
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Although the newest DSM is ready to pathologize prolonged grieving as a mental condition, I don't think that it is. It's natural to feel bad and sad when someone so close to you dies. A year is still a pretty short time too for this kind of loss. I would advise seeking out people that also knew him and talk over your memories with them - I find talking to others in the same boat is more helpful than holding everything in and trying to deal with things on your own.
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