Periods

Periods are a fact of life for most women of reproductive age. Learn about PMS symptoms, the menstrual cycle, and medical conditions that can affect your period.

Science Has Just Debunked the Myth You’ve Always Believed About Periods

Do you and your BFF always get your periods at the same time? It might just be nothing more than a coincidence, says science.

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7 Signs Your PMS Is Actually PMDD—Which is Way Worse

Health experts explain the difference between PMS and premenstrual dysphoric disorder, and how to recognize the telltale signs.


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9 Totally Not Weird Questions You Should Be Asking Your Gynecologist

Gynecologists reveal the honest questions they want more women to ask their doctors, from discharge color to condom use


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12 Period Mistakes You’re Making Every Month

Feel better during your period and reduce your risk of PMS and menstrual cramps by avoiding these habits...


Should You Be Using Organic Tampons?

Organic foods are all the rage right now. But organic tampons? Find out what they are and if they're worth...

9 Signs You Might Have a Hormone Imbalance

Hormone imbalance symptoms range from fatigue, to hunger, to crankiness—and cause major health issues. And they don't always wait for...


Unusual Menstrual Cycle Symptoms to Watch For

Mood swings and bloating are well known menstrual cycle symptoms, but fluctuating hormones could also contribute to these changes in...