There are a variety of different physical and behavioral changes that
most women face because of natural functions of the body that occur
during menstruation of the reproductive system. Although the symptoms
of these changes may not be very severe in some women, there are others
who experience severe symptoms that occur on a regular basis.
There are current studies that are being conducted to gain information as to how the increase and the decrease of estrogen and various other types of hormones that occurs during menstruation has an association with depression and brain chemistry changes that may occur during this time. A person should seek professional guidance and help when they first begin noticing that the symptoms of depression are becoming bothersome and having an effect on their daily life.