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New Genetic Discovery Explains Why Some Women Suffer Extreme PMS

The Huffington Post | Sarah Digiulio | Posted 02.17.2017 | Healthy Living

Most women are all too familiar with the I-just-want-to-go-home-and-put-on-my-sweatpants feeling that comes with their periods, but for some, symptoms...

The awful thing having PMDD taught me about how we treat women who have periods

Revelist | Posted 09.19.2016 | Women

By Meghan O'Dea This post originally appeared on Revelist. I remember being 10-years-old and flipping through a catalogue full of Grateful Dead memo...

Living with Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)

Tatiana K. Tenreyro | Posted 11.02.2016 | Latino Voices
Tatiana K. Tenreyro

It's time to leave behind the taboo of discussing periods and bring to light these issues that show menstruation is more than bleeding and craving chocolate once per month.

Woman Goes Premenstrual Postal. Flees Home With Hershey's Bar and Samurai Sword.

Dawn Daum | Posted 06.16.2015 | Comedy
Dawn Daum

Moody doesn't quite cover it. Volatile would better describe the way some of us are lucky enough to feel, the week before our period. I'm considering starting a support group for those of us that suffer from PMDD, also known as Psychotic Menstruating Diva Disorder.

6 Strategies to Treat PMS Without Medication

Tracey Marks, M.D. | Posted 06.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Tracey Marks, M.D.

PMS and PMDD can't be "cured." There's no magic solution, but that doesn't mean you have to wave the white flag. Use these tactics to improve your overall well-being and manage your symptoms naturally.

Why I Wish They'd Stop Running Medical Ads

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 10.14.2012 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

Commercials have come a long way since those matching bathtubs on the hill. Of course I'm still worried about erectile dysfunction, but first I must get a handle on my LDL and HDL. Which one indicates a cholesterol problem again?

Goodbye to You, Yaz

Doug Bremner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Doug Bremner

Yaz wasn't approved to treat PMDD and acne, and in any case, not all women have PMDD or untreated acne, even though the makers of Yaz probably wish that that was the case.