Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) describes a wide range of severe, recurrent symptoms that occur from several days to two weeks before your period. READ MORE

How to Combat PMS Symptoms

Most women suffer from some sort of PMS. Here are steps you can take to alleviate symptoms.

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Could It Be PMS?

Three out of four women experience premenstrual syndrome, or PMS, at some point in their lives—and it's never fun. Learn more about how to keep PMS at bay.

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Genes May Play Role in More Severe Form of PMS

A new study links the activity of certain genes to a premenstrual mood disorder that affects 2 to 5 percent of women of reproductive age.

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The Price of Period Poverty

Too many people who menstruate struggle to afford period products

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What Is Endometriosis?

Watch this video to learn about the symptoms, risk factors and treatments for endometriosis

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The Different Stages of Menstruation

As we get older, our periods — and how we view them — change

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My Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Led to Iron-Deficiency Anemia and Disrupted My Career, but I Took My Life Back

I realized I couldn't keep living with debilitating bleeding and fatigue every month. Finally, I found the diagnosis and the care that I needed

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Learning to Love Your Menses

A Q&A with women’s health advocate Irvienne Goldson.

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How I Kept My Period a Secret for Two Years

Secrets have always played a key role in my family. Over the years, everything from human behavior to the menstrual taboo has come to fascinate me.

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Female Forward Together: End Period Stigma

Our goal with this program is to elevate the conversation around women's health and overcome the period stigma that too many women experience.

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