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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Short-Sleepers Are More Likely to Suffer From Irregular and Heavy Periods

Menstrual periods can disturb sleep, but sleep troubles can worsen menstrual symptoms.

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What You Need to Know About Uterine Fibroids

Get the facts about this common condition

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The Complex Crisis of Period Poverty

Inadequate access to menstrual products is a problem for all of us

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My Close Friend’s Cancer Diagnosis Helped Save My Life

After losing my close friend to cancer that was diagnosed too late, I knew I had to advocate for myself

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Normalizing the Period Conversation

Many people consider menstruation a source of embarrassment — and the last thing they want to do is talk about it. How can we shed our shame surrounding the menstrual cycle?

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Clinically Speaking: Talking to Patients About Uterine Fibroids

This guide can help healthcare providers communicate better with patients about their uterine fibroid diagnosis and treatment options

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Clinically Speaking: What Are My Options Following a Uterine Fibroid Diagnosis?

Find out what medical treatments are available for uterine fibroids

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