American women spend millions every year to treat symptoms of PMS or PMDD. Over-the-counter medications, however, are generally aimed at reducing pain and bloating- symptoms not associated with the mental syndrome known as PMS or PMDD. Hormonal prescription treatments for PMS/PMDD require costly and frequent doctor visits. Watch as psychologist Robyn Stein DeLuca explains the faulty support for this syndrome and why consumers should think twice before seeking treatment for something they might not even have.
Mackenzie is a Marketing Fellow and a rising junior at Villanova University. She is planning to co-major in Marketing and Finance and minor in Business Entrepreneurship. As a part of her studies, she has created and presented a comprehensive marketing plan to professionals from The Vanguard Group featuring Vanguard's exchange-traded funds.