5 Reasons Your Period Is Irregular Irregular periods refers to the number of days from the day your period begins to the start of your next period. The average menstrual cycle lasts approximately 28 days however, anything between 21 and 35 days is normal. Longer or shorter than 21-35 days is considered early or late […]
Is it me or my PMS?
Is it me or my PMS? About 80% of women report at least 1 physical or emotional symptom during the 2 weeks prior to their period (luteal phase). Having symptoms that present in the 5 days before your period and resolve within 4 days of the onset of menses is considered premenstrual syndrome (or PMS). […]
Period Problems Need to be Taken Seriously. Period.
Period Problems need to be Taken Seriously. Period. What do period problems and a heart attack have in common? They both need to be taken seriously. Yes; a heart attack is more likely to be have the potential of being life-threatening. However in both cases, quality of life can be reduced substantially, when the proper […]
Painful Periods: How Much is too Much?
Painful Periods: How much is too much? Period pain is common and so it is common to believe that it is normal. However, 20% of women experience cramping that is severe enough to interfere with their daily activities, keeping them home from work or school; which is NOT normal. Since these women believe that it […]