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PMS symptoms, by Dr. Sarika Arora, MD. Find out why “being hormonal” isn’t normal, and what you can do to prevent PMS symptoms from affecting your life each month.

Eating to ease your PMS symptoms, reviewed by Dr. Sarika Arora, MD. Your diet can help or hurt when it comes to PMS relief. Our slideshow gives you a list of the best anti-PMS food choices for filling your shopping cart.

Dysmenorrhea (menstrual cramps), reviewed by Dr. Amber Hayden, DO. Rather than curling up on the bed with a heating pad when you have cramps, learn how to make simple lifestyle changes to be cramp-free.

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Irregular periods and hormonal imbalance, reviewed by Dr. Mary James, ND. Irregular menstrual periods are usually due to temporary situations but there are a few questions to ask if you have concerns. Find out why periods can change suddenly, what it means for your health and what you can do if you’re worried or concerned.

Menorrhagia and hypermenorrhagia, reviewed by Dr. Amber Hayden, DO. Heavy periods and excessive menstrual bleeding can be frightening and confusing, but it’s not all that unusual. Fortunately, this problem can often be brought under control without surgery — by making simple adjustments to your diet and lifestyle. Women's Health Network explains how.

Amenorrhea (absence of menstruation), reviewed by Dr. Amber Hayden, DO. Amenorrhea often occurs in women with hormonal imbalance and as a result of stress. What can you do about it? Women's Health Network explains.

Health benefits of regular menstrual periods, reviewed by Dr. Sarika Arora, MD. Healthy, regular menstrual cycles are a signal of good health — and changes can be a red flag for hidden health issues. Women's Health Network explains why the usual view of menstruation as an annoyance, an inconvenience, or even a curse should be turned on its head.

Irregular periods and pms: first warning signs of bone health problems , by Dr. Sarika Arora, MD and Dr. Susan E. Brown, PhD. PMS and menstrual irregularities can be key warning signs that you’re not building bone — or may already be losing it. See what you can do.

Herbal treatments for PMS. Mother Nature has some natural ways to relieve and even prevent premenstrual syndrome so you can keep doing the things you love — without monthly interruptions.

PMS and PMDD - advanced treatment, reviewed by Dr. Sarika Arora, MD. What to do if you discover you need additional treatment measures and help from a qualified healthcare practitioner.

PMS symptoms and causes, reviewed by Dr. Sarika Arora, MD. With more than 200 possible symptoms of PMS, it makes it even more important to understand how certain changes can prevent the causes of hormonal imbalance.

Causes of irregular periods. Missed periods, too-frequent periods, spotting, or bouts of heavy clotting and bleeding are usually caused by an underlying hormonal imbalance that is easily treated. Changes in your periods are also a common signal that you are entering perimenopause.

Your menstrual cycle - the basics, reviewed by Dr. Amber Hayden, DO. A monthly period results from a sequential conversation between your brain, your adrenal, pituitary and thyroid glands, and your ovaries. Here we explain the basics about menstruation and what happens hormonally and physically throughout your cycle.