Home > Medical > PMS 18 Quick PMS facts you should know One in every three women suffers from PMS. Here's what you can do to make things a lot better for yourself and for those around you. SA women silently suffering from uterine fibroids Women who are suffering from uterine fibroids may experience heavy menstrual bleeding, pelvic pain, back and leg pains and a strange urge to eat clay. Infographic: Quick PMS facts you should know One in every three women suffers from PMS. Here's what you can do to make things a lot better for yourself and for those around you. Latest in PMS SEE: 6 Myths and facts on PMS Can PMS really cause way-out cravings? And what about mood swings? We are busting some myths and proving facts about the monthly visitor . . . Menstruation through the periods We take a look at look at how women have handled their menstrual cycles through the ages. Some may surprise you, others may shock you. Why do some women get 'bad' PMS and others don’t? Premenstrual syndrome symptoms affect an average of 75% of women, although only between 20 and 40% experience extreme discomfort. PMS could raise women's risk for high blood pressure Researchers found that women with moderate-to-severe PMS were 40 percent more likely to develop high blood pressure than those with mild or no PMS symptoms. load more Your PMS Guide Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a set of symptoms, ranging from weight gain and mood swings to depression, that some women get before their period. Learn more about common PMS causes, symptoms and treatment options. What is PMS? Symptoms of PMS Causes of PMS Diagnosing PMS PMS treatment Am I eating to control PMS?