Experiencing Emotional Pain
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Q:  Experiencing Emotional Pain


When I am in the depressed phase of my cycle, which is what I experiance the most, I will purge my emotions by crying intensly.

Then I will feel great for about an hour.

Then my body will get very sore and my muscles in ALOT of pain along with feeling very depressed. The depression and the pain in my muscles happens alot.

Why? Is it common? What can I do?


Dear David --
Sounds painful, the whole of it. I personally have certainly experienced the first part, the way crying intensely does something. I had some experiences from my younger days that got "worked through" that way and after that I didn't have to go through what it sounds like you have to do over and over.

Experiencing emotional pain in your body is also very common, but again in your case it sounds very severe. I hope you're able to find a route out of this cycle soon. Good luck with that.

Dr. Phelps


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