Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

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

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

How to Combat PMS Symptoms

How to Combat PMS Symptoms

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

Could It Be PMS?

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.

Genes May Play Role in More Severe Form of PMS

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.

What’s Normal When It Comes to Menstrual Bleeding?

¿Qué es lo normal en lo que se refiere al sangrado menstrual?

¿Es tu período menstrual normal o podría ser un síntoma de algo más?

What’s Normal When It Comes to Menstrual Bleeding?

What’s Normal When It Comes to Menstrual Bleeding?

Is your heavy period normal, or could it be a symptom of something else?

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How the Tampon Shortage Is Exacerbating Period Poverty in the US

Tampons are the latest product to be in scarce supply at U.S. stores

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Should You Worry About Data From Your Period-Tracking App Being Used Against You?

A 2019 study found that 79% of health apps available through the Google Play store regularly shared user data. The data could conceivably be used in a criminal prosecution.

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What You Need to Know About Uterine Fibroids

Get the facts about this common condition

Bleeding Disorders in Girls and Women

Bleeding Disorders in Girls and Women

Are you at risk for a bleeding disorder?

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Ask the Expert: What Causes Painful Periods?

OB-GYN Dr. Mary Jane Minkin explains period pain

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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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