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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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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Putting a Stop to the Stigma Around Menstruation

Girls and women are pushing back against period shame, and Generation Z is leading the charge.

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