pms and menstruation

Menstruation is a normal part of every woman’s life, but PMS and irregular periods are not.

In fact, nothing is “normal” about premenstrual symptoms or other menstrual problems — from cramps and menorrhagia to irregular bleeding and amenorrhea — that disrupt the lives of so many women.

These issues are not just uncomfortable — they’re symptoms of underlying health problems that need to addressed.

The root cause of menstrual problems is hormonal imbalance. And that’s why conventional medicine can’t really help you much. The standard approach is to treat the symptoms, not the root source that’s causing them, with antidepressants or hormone therapy, and most women would rather avoid both if possible.

Fortunately, there are natural solutions that offer lasting relief without drugs or their side effects and health risks.

We understand that stress, genetics and other factors contribute to PMS and menstrual problems. But the food you eat, the supplements you take, and the way you live your life matter even more.

Our expert information and targeted supplements can transform how your body maintains hormonal balance so you feel better and more like yourself. And when you take natural steps to balance your hormones, everything in your body works better.

Good hormonal balance helps everything. It can help you normalize your monthly cycle so you feel healthier, stronger and more energetic. Find out more about how to improve your menstrual health, and get started today.

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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.

Luteinizing hormone (LH) and follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH). Women can go their whole lives without knowing what these two terms mean until they hit menopause or have a medical issue that involves these hormones. Find out what each hormone does and how those functions influence your health.