PMS affects up to 80% of women of reproductive age, and it's estimated that as many as 3 out of every 4 menstruating women have experienced some form of premenstrual syndrome. That includes experiencing anxiety.
Amanda Laird, Registered Holistic Nutritionist, tells us why, if you are experiencing pain around menstruation, it’s a signal that something is out of balance.
Dr. Jordin Wiggins tells us that hormone and mood imbalances don’t have to be the norm for women, PMS can be treated (and not just with the pill).
According to Dr. Kimberly Sackheim, DO, a pain management specialist at NYU Langone’s Rusk Rehabilitation, casually popping OTC painkillers can actually delay your pain relief, trouble your stomach, and cause problems for your health. Below, we outline the two types of OTC painkillers (NSAIDs and acetaminophen) and the very real dangers associated with their continuous use.
If you're someone whose flow lasts eight or nine days or longer and you're changing your super-mega-extra-strength tampon every one to two hours, you could be experiencing menorrhagia, or a profuse and prolonged period. Here's how to know when too much blood is really too much?