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A comprehensive guide to understanding why you spot in between periods.
Problems with your menstrual cycle include missed periods, irregular menstrual cycle, heavy bleeding, and premenstrual syndrome (PMS).
More than half of all women of childbearing age report pain with their menstrual periods for at least one to two days of their cycle. Understand what's causing the pain and how to treat it.
It’s normal for women to have an irregular period occasionally. But if your periods often arrive too early or too late, it may have a medical cause, such as polycystic ovarian syndrome, a thyroid problem, or an eating disorder.
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) has many different symptoms, like bloating, cramping, and mood/behavioral changes. Figure out what’s causing your symptoms and how to find relief.
Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) is a mood disorder that is affected by your menstrual cycle (your period). PMDD causes severe mood swings as well as physical symptoms. It is a more severe version of premenstrual syndrome—or PMS.
You know you’re not pregnant, so what is the reason? Missed, irregular, or late periods can happen for many reasons. Figure out why you may have missed your period.