Although periods are natural, there are benefits to skipping them. Our expert offers seven reasons why you might benefit.
If your monthly menstrual flow gets heavier or starts lasting longer, a “wait and see” approach can be unnecessarily risky. Find out what’s going on and what options are available.
Some women experience heavier or lighter periods after having a baby and they may need treatment. Find out what to expect after baby comes.
Losing your period can be one part of the Female Athlete Triad, a potentially serious syndrome of three interrelated conditions of health risk factors.
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Why do women who live together have their periods at the same time? It’s a persistent story among women that doctors and scientists have worked to unravel.
You don’t have to suffer through painful cramps. While the fix isn’t always easy, there are ways to find relief.
Not sure if a menstrual cup is right for you? Our expert explains the basics and advantages (and cons) to help you decide.
Healthy eating and exercise can help control the bloating, depression and irritability of PMS. Avoid salt, fast food and processed food, and chow down on fruits, vegetables, whole grains and low-fat dairy.