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There Is An Actual Sleeping Position That Makes Your Period Less Painful

Teen Vogue | Posted 08.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Teen Vogue

For Teen Vogue, by Danielle Sinay. Has your period ever kept you from falling asleep? Mine sure has. I’m an adult and still cry because of cramps, ...

Why do we still not know what causes PMS?

ResearchGate | Posted 08.15.2016 | Women
Read More: Pms, Women News

In 1931, a condition called "premenstrual tension" was described for the first time in a scientific study by gynecologist Robert Frank. His advice for...

Diary of a PMS Sufferer

Maria Claps | Posted 05.19.2017 | Healthy Living
Maria Claps

Approximately five days before my period, the backwards countdown begins and my entry into the bowels of PMS hell have commenced.

This Jewelry Designer Is Tired Of Your Period Stigma

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.30.2015 | Arts

British designer Lili Murphy-Johnson isn't afraid to talk about periods. In fact, she's sick and tired of the stigma associated with women and menstru...

Got PMS? You Might Have High Blood Pressure In The Future, Says Study | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.26.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Agata Blaszczak Boxe Published: 11/25/2015 10:14 AM EST on LiveScience The headaches, fatigue and other symptoms of premenstrual syndrome may be m...

The Problem With Conventional Medicine's Treatment of Menstrual Symptoms and Female Infertility

Katerina Pozzi Baratta | Posted 10.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Katerina Pozzi Baratta

According to the CDC, approximately 10 percent of women between the ages of 15-44 have, shall we say, less than optimal fertility levels. Before trying to conceive, many of these women know that something's up just by noticing that their menstrual cycle isn't as consistent as it should be.

Women Share Menstruation Woes With #LiveTweetYourPeriod, Hilarity Ensues

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.22.2015 | Women

Cramps, gas, acne or the most vicious kind of hunger: Yep, when Aunt Flo comes to visit, it can be the worst thing ever. Just search for the hasht...

4 Ways to Make Your Period More Enjoyable and Restorative

Rachael Yahne | Posted 05.26.2016 | Women
Rachael Yahne

For too long, women have been pretending our periods are some kind of hideous beast that arrives to ruin our lives every month. It's time to stop shaming our bodies. That includes its functions, its needs and all its miraculous cycles -- including our periods.

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.

For The Feelers

Kate Baer | Posted 05.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Kate Baer

For a long time I pretended not to be a feeler. The cool girl image of myself did not include a lot of crying or sensitivity. "Sometimes I tear up at ...

Rebecca Adams

How Your Mind Tricks You Into Feeling 'Fat' During Your Period | Rebecca Adams | Posted 12.24.2014 | Women

It can seem inevitable. You hit the dreaded PMS week each month and you're tired, you're in pain and you feel as if you're heavier than usual for no a...

This May Be The Mother Of All PMS Myths

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 09.28.2014 | Science

Were you out sick that day in grade school when the teacher explained the menstrual cycle? Don't worry. A new video from the YouTube series ASAPSc...

Is This Why Women Get PMS?

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 08.15.2014 | Science

The symptoms of premenstrual syndrome may be distressingly familiar to many women, but why women get PMS in the first place has long been something of...

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 Sweatpants Will Never Be Overrated

The Huffington Post | Megan Mayer | Posted 04.14.2014 | Style

Yoga pants tend to be our pants of choice. Their versatility means we can pull them off in the work environment, or on a weekend whilst running errand...

Women Over 50 and Our Monumental Discovery of Our Pact with the Devil

Arlene Nisson Lassin | Posted 02.15.2014 | Fifty
Arlene Nisson Lassin

In order for women to have the parts and hormones necessary to partake in the great privilege of giving birth, women have unknowingly made a secret pact with the devil.

7 Tips For Regaining Control Of Your Bedtime

Josh Tal | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Josh Tal

Women's experience of sleep loss is different, and requires sensitivity to feminine factors that may cause and maintain sleep difficulties. Focusing on ways to get quality sleep can help prevent the many health, cognitive and emotional consequences of sleep loss.

Poison Or Medicine?

John Berardi, Ph.D. | Posted 11.29.2013 | Healthy Living
John Berardi, Ph.D.

When it comes to heart disease risk, caffeinated coffee can actually be a "poison" for one person. And a "medicine" for another. It all depends on one little gene.

Saying Goodbye to All That

Sheryl Kraft | Posted 08.27.2013 | Fifty
Sheryl Kraft

I've come up with my list of things that many of us can say goodbye to/good riddance to with age. If this can't help me figure out just how I feel about aging, I don't think all the arguments in the world can.

What I Say to Men Who Want to Screw

Nina Camp | Posted 08.04.2013 | Comedy
Nina Camp

When I finished the Testi Maxx promo, Leo helped me celebrate. If it makes $$ in the mail, I'll train 3x/week instead of two. I'm typing softly now like an angel. Leo's snoozing away in my little alcove. So sweet, like a young prince.

9 Things To Expect From PMS, According To Stock Photos

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.15.2013 | Women

It's been a while since we did our last roundup of absurd stock images, but we've got a great one for you this time: What PMS looks like, according to...

The PMS Diet

Posted 03.10.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Here's what food to eat from morning to night to get all-natural relief from PMS mood swings, cramps, soreness -- and more. As...

3 Yoga Nidra Health Benefits

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 05.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

The ancient practice of yoga nidra, also known as yogic sleep, is a meditative practice that results in conscious deep sleep. Current research suggests that yoga nidra can help relieve menstrual problems and symptoms of diabetes and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

5 Ways Menopause Has Turned Me Into Wonder Woman

Lori Lothian | Posted 04.14.2013 | Fifty
Lori Lothian

Menopause feels like someone slipped me a Wonder Woman pill.

Now Your Tampons Will Come To You, Incognito And With Chocolate

Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

Imagine it: a life in which you never, ever have to run out and buy "feminine hygiene" products again. A company called Le Parcel now offers to del...