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Other Treatments for Menstrual Disorders

Therapy

Therapy may help to manage stress. There are many types of therapy. Talk with a therapist to find out which one may work for you. Some types are:

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

CBT will help you look at thought patterns. It can help you learn to interpret them in a different way and learn better coping skills.

Group Support

There are many types of group therapy. Groups may be led by a private therapist.

Family Therapy

Family habits and attitudes often play a role in stress. This type of therapy helps family members understand the disorder and support their loved one.

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Last reviewed September 2019 by EBSCO Medical Review Board Elliot M. Levine, MD, FACOG  Last Updated: 11/20/2020